Black Myth: Wukong delays Xbox Series X|S version after it releases for PS5 and PC on August 20

Game Science released a new cinematic trailer for their upcoming Chinese mythology action RPG Black Myth: Wukong at the Summer Games Fest 2024 event. The game is still launching on August 20 for PlayStation 5 and PC (SteamEpic), but its release on Xbox Series X|S has been delayed according to a Q&A on its official website.

On which platforms can I play Black Myth: Wukong?

PC and PS5 users can enjoy the full game starting August 20, 2024. We are currently optimizing the Xbox Series X|S version to meet our quality standards, so it won't release simultaneously with the other platforms. We apologize for the delay and aim to minimize the wait for Xbox users. We will announce the release date as soon as it meets our quality standards.

Alongside opening up digital pre-orders for the title, Game Science unveiled several physical editions for Black Myth: Wukong.

The physical Deluxe Edition includes:

  • Black Myth: Wukong Steam Digital Deluxe Edition Activation Code
  • Steel Case
  • Chaos at the Peach Banquet (Color Print on Silk Scroll)
  • Warranty Certificate
  • Thunder Ring
  • Stamps and Postcard
  • Wind Chime (Necklace)
  • Gold Sun Crow (Pin)
  • The Constricting Headband (1:1 Scale, Bronze)

The physical Collector's Edition includes:

  • All of the Deluxe Edition items EXCEPT the Constricting Headband and Chaos at the Peach Banquet (Color Print on Silk Scroll)
  • 40cm 'Confront Destiny' Protagonist Figurine
  • Teaching of the Heart Sutra (Color Print on Silk Scroll)

Meanwhile, the digital release of Black Myth: Wukong will have a standard and deluxe version. The standard edition will only have the full game, while the Digital Deluxe Edition includes an additional weapon, equipment, a curio, and a selected digital soundtrack.

Watch the new cinematic 'Confront Destiny' trailer for Black Myth: Wukong down below, along with more information and new screenshots.

Game Science, a Chinese global game developer and publisher is excited to share a brand-new trailer for the highly-anticipated action RPG Black Myth: Wukong at Summer Game Fest (SGF) 2024. Excited fans can pre-order the title on PlayStation 5 and PC via Steam and Epic Games Store beginning today ahead of its global launch on August 20, 2024. Fans can find full details on editions and pre-orders at the official Black Myth: Wukong website.

The new Black Myth: Wukong CG trailer showcased the game’s development progress as well as a glimpse into The Destined One’s legendary journey and the formidable challenges that lie before him. In addition, the developer will host behind-closed-door demos at the SGF Play Days private event from June 8-10. The latest efforts are aimed at providing audiences with a deeper look into the game’s mysterious and rich world and how players will experience a unique offering through the eyes of a powerful Chinese hero. 

Black Myth: Wukong combines rich storytelling with stunning visuals and a unique take on the action RPG formula. Players will explore a fascinating realm filled with the wonders and discoveries of ancient Chinese mythology, breathtaking landscapes, and a diverse cast of memorable characters based on the acclaimed novel Journey to the West. In addition to a precise and visually striking melee combat system using a staff, the Destined One can harness spells, transformations, and magic vessels as powerful tools in their arsenal against tenacious foes. Freely combine different spells, abilities, weapons, and equipment to find the winning strategy that best suits any combat style. 

Black Myth: Wukong is set to launch worldwide on August 20, 2024, for PC and PlayStation 5. The standard and deluxe editions will be available in North America for a MSRP of $59.99 and $69.99 respectively in digital format on PlayStation 5, and PC (via Steam and Epic Games Store. The Black Myth: Wukong physical Deluxe Edition and Collector's Edition are available for preorder for a MSRP of $169 and $399, respectively for PC. Note that a release date for the physical editions is pending. Release timing for the Xbox Series X|S version will be disclosed at a later time. For pricing in other regions, please refer to the information listed on the designated regional storefront. This game has not yet been rated by the ESRB and is RP for Rating Pending. 

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