Sony Interactive Entertainment to publish action RPG Lost Soul Aside; new trailer
Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced that it will publish Lost Soul Aside, developed by Ultizero Games.
Lost Soul Aside - a part of SIE's 'China Hero Project' - has had a lengthy development to this point, starting as an animation project in Unreal Engine 4 by a lone developer. The game was officially announced in 2016, with showings at PlayStation Experience 2017 and ChinaJoy 2018. It resurfaced in April 2021 with 18 minutes of gameplay.
A new trailer and details can be found below, via Sony Interactive Entertainment. Lost Soul Aside is currently set to release for PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4, but a release window has yet to be given. Thanks to Gematsu for the heads-up!
We were delighted to share a brand new update with players, providing more insights into the combat system and overall game play as we build towards launch. Furthermore Sony Interactive Entertainment will be the publisher of Lost Soul Aside. With the strong support of Sony Interactive Entertainment 'China Hero Project', as well as development funding and the opportunity to bring Lost Soul Aside to a global audience, the development progress of Lost Soul Aside is steadily progressing and we are looking forward to providing more updates and details soon.
The first trailer of Lost Soul Aside was released in 2016 and has attracted the attention of global players and the game industry. Initially developed by independent producer Yang Bing alone, the game was invited by Sony Interactive Entertainment to join the “China Hero Project” in October of the same year. With the full support of Sony Interactive Entertainment and its game industry partners, Yang Bing established Ultizero Games in January 2017 and now has a mature development team of over 40 people.
Set in a fantasy world where science-fiction, swords, and superpowers coexist, Lost Soul Aside is an action RPG that tells the story of Kazer, following his accidental merger with the symbiont Arena. With combat at its heart, Lost Soul Aside has a rich and rewarding combat system that gives player the flexibility to adapt their playstyle, and weapon choice to suit their playstyle to the battle at hand.
Since its first reveal, Lost Soul Aside has been very well received, including collecting the Most Anticipated Game award and Dev Grant from Epic Games, as well as strong local praise in China, reinforcing its position as one of the most anticipated titles to come from a China based developer.