On the event of the 32nd anniversary of the unique Castlevania‘s launch in Japan, Konami has introduced ports of two traditional entries within the collection for the PlayStation 4. Castlevania: Symphony of the Night and Rondo of Blood shall be collected as Castlevania: Requiem, which is out on Oct. 26, the identical day because the second season of Netflix’s Castlevania animated collection.- Advertisement -
Castlevania: Requiem, which is unique to the PS4, will set you again $20. PlayStation Plus subscribers who pre-order the sport will get a 20-percent low cost off the value, whereas non-PS Plus subs who pre-order will get a 15-percent low cost.
“Castlevania: Rondo of Blood and its sequel, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, shall be up to date with fashionable sport parts comparable to incomes Trophies whereas retaining the constancy of the musical rating, boss battles and all of the side-scrolling motion that makes the Castlevania franchise an esteemed traditional,” Konami stated in a press launch.
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It’s not too shocking that Konami has chosen to re-release these particular entries. Rondo of Blood and Symphony of the Night are two of probably the most beloved Castlevania video games ever made. The former launched followers to Richter Belmont, one of many youngest of a line of well-known vampire hunters to face off towards Dracula himself. Symphony continues Richter’s story whereas additionally reintroducing Alucard, the son of Dracula, who first appeared in Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse, the sport the Netflix present relies on.
Check out this notably brief trailer for the gathering beneath:
We most likely needn’t remind Castlevania followers that this assortment marks the primary main launch within the collection since 2014’s Lords of Shadow 2. Since that sport’s chilly reception, Konami has stored pretty silent concerning the traditional franchise till now. With these re-releases, may the corporate be testing the waters for the subsequent correct Castlevania installment? We’ve not heard something, however we’ll let you already know as quickly as we hear something a few return to Dracula’s citadel.
John Saavedra is Games Editor at Den of Geek. Read extra of his work right here. Follow him on Twitter @johnsjr9.