Selecta Play announced they have teamed up with The Game Kitchen and Team17 to put together the physical release of the Blasphemous 2 Collector’s Edition, which will be released on PlayStation 5 and Nintendo Switch in early 2024.
The Collector’s Edition of Blasphemous 2 appears to be a meticulously crafted package designed by Selecta Play. This special edition is meant to be a collector’s dream and a comprehensive package for fans of the game. It includes the full version of Blasphemous 2 for console, presented in a Steelbook case adorned with exclusive artwork. Adding to its appeal, the package contains a printed instruction manual created by the developers, accompanied by a thank you letter from the Game Kitchen team. Collectible items include a Marca del Martitio metal coin, three art cards featuring new illustrations, and two CDs of music composed by Carlos Viola, complete with a collector’s CD cover and a code for downloading the digital soundtrack. For those interested in the game’s lore and art, the Collector’s Edition also provides a printed game guide spanning over 60 pages, an album of illustrations, and a certificate of authenticity. All these items are neatly presented in a premium finish collector’s box, making it an attractive and valuable addition for any fan of the Blasphemous series.
Blasphemous 2 takes place after The Penitent One, following the storyline established in the free Wounds of Eventide DLC from the original installment. This sequel sees The Penitent One awakening in an unfamiliar and dangerous land, displaced from his final resting place. He’s forced into a relentless cycle of life, death, and resurrection, compelled to explore this new world and uncover its hidden secrets. Here, players encounter a myriad of grotesque enemies and massive, twisted bosses, each presenting a formidable challenge. The combat system has been expanded, offering more opportunities for customization and skill improvement. New, unique weapons are introduced, enhancing players’ arsenal and increasing their chances of survival in intense battles. The overarching theme, “Penance Never Ends,” underscores the unrelenting journey that lies ahead.
Blasphemous 2 unfolds in a non-linear world brimming with enchantingly grotesque landscapes, Gothic charm, and perilous traps. Players are free to chart their course through this labyrinthine world, with each turn offering new challenges and adversaries. An array of new weapons, each with its own set of moves, brutal executions, and expanded combos, allows for a more diverse and savage combat experience. Intense boss battles test players’ skills as they strive to triumph over monstrous foes. This new world is also bustling with mysterious NPCs, each offering unique interactions – from assistance and requests for help to dangerous missions. As players delve into the world, they uncover stories and myths that gradually reveal the secrets of this strange land, deepening their understanding and engagement with the narrative.
In case you missed it, check out our review, and you can watch the trailer for the Collector’s Edition below:
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