Hunting action sport WILD HEARTS The launch will be for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series and PC via Steam and Epic Games Store on February 17, 2023 at $69.99. Publisher Electronic Arts and Koei Techno studio Omega Force announced.
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The popular game was published under the EA Originals brand and developed by Omega Force, a team behind it. Warriors series, WILD HEARTS Players are taken on an epic adventure in fantasy feudal Japan. There, they’ll battle against giant nature-infused beasts called Kemono with the help of Karakuri, sophisticated mechanisms crafted from a lost, ancient technology.
WILD HEARTS takes place in Azuma, a fantasy landscape inspired by feudal Japan, that is now rampaged by the once peaceful Kemono—altering their environment at the cost of citizens’ lives. The Kemono include plant-infused squirrels and the huge Kingtusk wild boar. After a terrible fight with the winterwolf Deathstalker the players are forced to bear a life-sustaining technology.
In WILD HEARTS, players journey through Azuma as a lone wolf or pack-hunt with up to two friends thanks to the game’s co-op and cross-play features across all platforms. You can create your own battle plans, join other hunters around the world, or fight Kemono alone. Voice overs will be available in English, Japanese French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Japanese.
“WILD HEARTS opens up a vibrant fantasy world to players that’s as untamed as it is beautiful,” said Koei Tecmo Games executive vice president Yosuke Hayashi in a press release. “With WILD HEARTSWe wanted to show the evolution, infusion, and real threat of Kemono. But we also wanted to create an experience where crafting was the heart of the game, redefining what is possible in a beast hunting video game. We have placed great care in designing our Karakuri to fit within the combat, and we’re excited for players to use these powerful mechanisms to fight giant beasts and traverse the world.”
Electronic Arts global brand vice president Stuart Lang added, “EA Originals is a label for those who dare to explore. It’s a home for studio partners—like Omega Force—forging new ways to play from bold creative visions, and for players who love to discover untold stories and unseen worlds. We are delighted to follow the incredible and critically acclaimed. It takes twoHazelight Studios presents a range of innovative mechanics that allow for giant, nature-infused beasts to fight in epic battles. WILD HEARTS, the first AAA hunting experience for a new generation.”
Below is the trailer. See the gallery for the first screenshots.