Sifu gets brand new trailer showcasing combat and revealing February release date

Sifu, developer Sloclap’s sophomore effort after their first hit, Absolver, received a release date today alongside a brand new trailer and pre-order details for two editions of the game.

Sifu launches February 22, 2022 on PS4, PS5 and on PC via the Epic Games Store. At launch, two editions will be available for purchase, the Standard Edition and the Deluxe Edition. Both editions are available now for pre-order at $39.99 and $49.99 respectively.

Pre-ordering the Standard Edition will allow access to a Special Avatar pack as well as an exclusive Photomode Cinematic Pack. Upon purchase of the Deluxe Edition, players will get all of the above bonuses as well as 48 hours of early access ahead of the game’s launch, a digital art book, and a digital version of the game’s soundtrack. Those who pre-order the Deluxe edition also get a 10% discount from the $49.99 price tag.

Featuring the gripping intensity of classic Kung Fu films with realistic and raw combat, Sifu tells the story of a young Kung Fu student who has spent their life training for a day of reckoning after the brutal murder of their entire family by a mysterious assassination squad. From dusk till dawn, hunt down the murderers one by one as you explore gang-ridden suburbs, hidden corners deep within the city, all the way to the cold hallways of corporate towers. Adaptation and careful positioning are the key to your survival and you must use everything at your disposal to succeed in your life’s mission.
Sifu’s unique gameplay sits in the crossroads of two established and popular genres, mashing the intensity and timeless thrill of beat em ups with the gripping design of 3D character action games. Set against a detailed backdrop of a fictional Chinese city, you will uncover an ancient mystery via a series of difficult confrontations that will test your skills to their limit. To overcome the odds that are heavily stacked against you, you’ll need to rely on your mastery of Kung Fu, and on a magical pendant that will revive you after death. The cost of magic is dear, however, and you will age significantly every time you come back to life: time is the price you will pay for your revenge.

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