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Soul Sacrifice

First chapter of Soul Sacrifice released as a demo

8:00 PM on 04.16.2013 // Jordan Devore
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Multiplayer supported

Yes, the first chapter of Soul Sacrifice is what makes up the demo released today on PlayStation Network. As if that weren't reason enough to give this disturbed third-person action game a try, save files are compatible with the full Vita title; transferring your data over will unlock the exclusive Spirits' Heart item for summoning a stone golem. And we both know you like stone golems.

As covered in the PlayStation Blog post, multiplayer functionality for ad-hoc and online play is also featured, though the online option is restricted to those who play prior to Soul Sacrifice's launch on April 30, 2013. After that point, only single-player and local multiplayer will be accessible.

"We knew that cutting out a small section of the game and saying, 'Isn't this part fun?' would not show the users the full potential of the game," said designer Keiji Inafune. "We figured that it wouldn't make sense if the users could not have the 'I want to play more' feeling."



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destructoid's previous coverage:
Soul Sacrifice


  Apr 30

Soul Sacrifice tips and starter guide

Don't let your evil master get the best of you


  Apr 30

Review: Soul Sacrifice

Never gonna give you up


  Apr 26

More free Soul Sacrifice DLC details emerge

Two new enemies, both with backstories


  Apr 25

Talks are ongoing for Soul Sacrifice sequel, says Inafune

It'll likely be for the Vita if plans move forward


  Apr 12

A Soul Sacrifice demo is coming next week

Also, the PlayStation Blog has an interview with Inafune


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