Larkspur, Calif. (Aug 25, 2021) – Today Deep Silver and Volition are thrilled to announce Saints Row, a bold reboot of the bestselling series, with the eponymous game slated for a global release of February 25, 2022. Get ready to rock the foundations of a larger-than-life criminal world that feeds all your guilty pleasures. Become a self-made crime boss and crush it as you take over the city. It’s our time now, let’s get this party started.
The eagerly anticipated Saints Row was revealed during gamescom’s Opening Night Live with a thrilling CGI official announce trailer showcasing the game, which will launch on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation®4 and the PlayStation®5, and on Epic Games Store for PC.
The Saints Row recipe for action, crime, and humor remains a strong and relevant concept; it’s a game in which existing fans and new gamers will embrace and developer Deep Silver Volition are back at the helm of the game they love.
“This full reboot is the most fun and exhilaration we’ve packed into a Saints Row experience to date,” said Jim Boone, Chief Creative Officer at Volition. “The iconic new location brings so many exciting opportunities to delight players – whether they are long time fans of the series or jumping in for the first time.”
“Saints Row is one of the most loved and celebrated gaming series and this is the reboot we’ve all been waiting for,” added Paul Nicholls, Global Brand & Marketing Director at Deep Silver. “We’re very excited by Volition’s bold new vision, and we can’t wait to get this new Saints Row into players hands in 2022.”
About Saints Row:
Saints Row is set in Santo Ileso, a vibrant fictional city in the heart of the American Southwest. In a world rife with crime, where lawless factions fight for power, a group of young friends embark on their own criminal venture as they rise to the top in their bid to become Self Made.
As the future Boss, with Neenah, Kevin, and Eli by your side, you’ll form The Saints, and take on Los Panteros, The Idols, and Marshall Defense Technologies as you build your empire across the streets of Santo Ileso and battle for control of the city. Ultimately, Saints Row is the story of a start-up company. It’s just that the business The Saints are in happens to be crime.
Experience the biggest and best Saints Row playground ever created. The unique sprawling world of Santo Ileso is the backdrop for a wild, larger-than-life sandbox of thrilling side hustles, criminal ventures, and blockbuster missions, as you shoot, drive, and wingsuit your way to the top.
Express yourself and unleash your inner Saint with the most advanced suite of customization tools yet seen in an open-world game – make your character, your car, and your crew your own.
Dive into epic gunfights and high-speed chases and witness outrageous only-in-Saints Row moments in an original story that charts the Saints’ remarkable rise to power. Enjoy the freedom of playing the entire campaign with a friend through seamless untethered co-op play, where you can both push the limits of your gang and create your own gameplay moments together.
- Witness the Birth of The Saints – Play through an action blockbuster original story full of criminality, extraordinary scenes, and signature surprises laced with humor.
- Discover the Weird, Wild, West – Dive in to Santo Ileso, the biggest and best Saints Row playground ever. Spread across nine unique districts surrounded by the vast, majestic beauty of the Southwest Desert.
- Build Your Criminal Empire – Take over the city block by block, wage war against enemy factions, and tighten your grip on the streets with ingenious criminal ventures.
- Fire Guns. LOTS of Guns – Shoot revolvers from the hip, fire and forget with a rocket launcher, or obliterate up close using melee heavyweights complete with brutal takedowns. A vast variety of familiar and exotic weapons, all customizable, and all deadly fun.
- Take to the Streets and the Skies – Blast through urban and desert environments in any one of the cars, bikes, planes, helicopters, VTOLs, hoverbikes, hoverboards, go-karts or equip your wingsuit to swoop around.
- Unprecedented Customization – Create the Boss of your dreams, with the most extensive character customization suite ever seen in the series, then complete the look with incredible options for weapons and vehicles.
- Seamless Co-Op – Experience everything on offer with a friend at any time, via fully untethered drop-in/drop-out co-op, skipping the need to take either of you out of the outlandish action. Play nice together, or play all new pranks on your teammate. After all, who’s the Boss now?
Players can pre-order the game via Microsoft Store, PlayStation Store and Epic Games Store, and all good retailers. Pre-order Saints Row here: https://saintsrow.com/preorder
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