The Game Awards 2021: New Hellblade II: Senua’s Saga Gameplay Trailer Reveals Xbox Series X|S & PC Exclusivity


Posted on December 10, 2021 by Nick Moreno

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Over at Ninja Theory, fans of the Xbox Game Studios-acquired team is left patiently waiting on an update for the new entry. While the initial release, Hellblade: Senau’s Sacrifice, recently received support for Xbox Series console there is still a drought in details for the new project. This December marks the second year since the original reveal of the game at 2019’s The Game Awards.

However, there was some information that broke on the game mentioned. Previously, while light on substance, the team shared that Hellblade II: Senau’s Saga will be created with Unreal Engine 5. And showcased from the initial reveal alone alongside other demonstrations of the approaching suite truly corroborates the jump in visual fluidity.

At The Game Awards on Thursday, Ninja Theory showcased the first gameplay trailer for Hellblade II: Senau’s Saga. You can watch the trailer in the video below:

Noted, the footage concluded revealing the game will be another unique release for Xbox hardware. In that, Xbox Series X|S can anticipate the game to ship alongside PC as well then. This is an ongoing trend for new Bethesda games with Starfield already confirmed in its previous reveal back in June. According to Phil Spencer last month, The Elder Scrolls VI is yet another property only aimed for Xbox systems as well.

On the topic of Unreal Engine 5, Epic Games has collaborated with Warner Bros. to deliver a unique experience testing the waters with the suite via a new film release, The Matrix: Resurrections. The Matrix Awakens: An Unreal Engine 5 Experience is out now for Xbox Series X|S & PlayStation 5.

Also from Ninja Theory is the impressive Project: Mara. While details are sparse on when it will arrive, an update has came previously. In a developer diary, the studio teamed up with Clear Angle to scan a real-life apartment to deliver the full scale of the location to be the setting for the new project. You can read the full report by heading here.

What are you most impressed with Hellblade II: Senau’s Saga from the latest footage?

Hellblade II: Senau’s Saga is listed for Xbox Series X|S and PC.

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