Already announced for a late 2008 release on PC and Xbox 360, European-based developer Ascaron Entertainment today revealed that it is working on a PlayStation 3 version of upcoming action RPG Sacred 2: Fallen Angel.
Due out on store shelves this fall, the PS3 edition will feature enhanced graphics, optimized control settings tailored specifically towards the PS3, 5.1 surround sound, and cooperative play either via online or offline split-screen.
Press Release: Hamburg, Germany - June 26 2008 - ASCARON ENTERTAINMENT GmbH, one of Europe's leading game developers, today announced that the PLAYSTATION¬® 3 version of their upcoming action RPG, Sacred 2: Fallen Angel will hit retail shelves this fall.
"Role-playing game enthusiasts have always been strongly represented on the PLAYSTATION¬® platforms, and we are delighted to offer a version of Sacred 2: Fallen Angel for the PlayStation¬® 3," said Heiko tom Felde, Managing Director of ASCARON ENTERTAINMENT GmbH. "We've been working on this version for more than a year, and can now proudly reveal it and its new features, to an entirely new audience."
This version of Sacred 2: Fallen Angel will feature enhanced graphics, 5.1 Channel Dolby™ Surround Sound and support drop-in cooperative play, as well as other multiplayer gaming modes via the Internet. The game also features two-player shared-screen gaming on one console - players simply pick up a controller, press "Start" and join their friends.
Players can save their characters and use them in all game modes - allowing the same character to be used both in single-player or multiplayer modes, accumulating experience and loot seamlessly. The controls and interface have been developed from scratch for the PLAYSTATION 3 to ensure fluid and intuitive game play optimized for the platform throughout.
Sacred 2: Fallen Angel is an action RPG which features a huge, seamless and living world spanning over 22 square miles of hand-crafted terrain, top-notch 3D graphics and online "hot swap" cooperative play with monsters that dynamically adjust to party strength for a consistent challenge. For more information about Sacred 2, slated to ship world-wide for PLAYSTATION 3 in Fall 2008, please visit http://www.sacred2.com.
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