Mortal Shell is launches on consoles and PC today. Cold Symmetry's entry into the action-RPG genre is not looking to reinvent the wheel. It looks to crush it instead. How well this new IP fares against similar titles like Bloodborne and the Souls series is yet to be seen. Regardless, the demo had over 350,000 downloads in a week and over six million combined Twitch and YouTube views. Starting today you can pick you can develop the shell of your choice. Show a broken, nightmare world who does the breaking.
About Mortal Shell
Awakening as an empty vessel, enter into a shattered and twisted world where the remains of humanity wither and rot. Implored to do the bidding of the “Dark Father”, you travel the land to find hidden sanctums of devout followers. There, in the most hallowed grounds, you must overcome formidable foes and harvest the sacred glands. You won’t be truly alone when the dead litter your path. Scattered across this land are the remnant anima of lost warriors. You can inhabit them to gain their unique abilities and knowledge of weapons. The Dark Father is desperate for you to complete your task, but to what end?
Discover “Shells” to Suit Your Playstyle – The lost remains of defeated warriors are yours to unearth. Awaken these Mortal Shells, occupy their bodies and significantly widen your understanding of different forms of combat. Inhabit a Shell that best fits your style and utilizes their own unique mastery of skills and weapon upgrades.
Iron Sharpens Iron – Combat is strategic and deliberate. Survival demands superior awareness, precision and instincts. You must commit your sword only when an opportunity opens. Calculate your parries to unleash devastating counterblows.
Non-linear Campaign – Draw your own path across marsh-infested lowlands, through a gargantuan cathedral of obsidian rock, and into an ancient crypt frozen into the crest of a mountain.
Deep Upgrade Paths – The stronger your connection to each Mortal Shell grows, the better you can harness their innate talents. Craft unique upgrades, sharpen your blade with acid and study dark arcane abilities that imbue your attacks with supernatural devastation.
Face Haunting Foes – Your path is guarded by desperate adversaries, devoted to inscrutable gods. Behold creatures both pitiable and grotesque, but do not let fear halt your journey. Muster your courage and face them down.
Mortal Shell is available today for download on PC via the Epic Games Store, PS4 and Xbox One. It will be available via Steam in 2021. This game was developed by a coalition of seasoned veterans with an unbridled passion for the souls genre. The Epic Games Store has a timed exclusivity deal and the Steam release date is yet to be announced.