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  [GAMESCOM 2019] Prepare for The Surge 2 with the Gameplay Overview Trailer - just one month to go!
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

August 20, 2019

The Surge 2 storms onto PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in just one month on September 24. To celebrate Gamescom and the game entering the final stages of production, Deck13 and Focus Home Interactive are proud to present the Gameplay Overview Trailer. This trailer details returning and new mechanics in the game, giving you a run-down of everything from lore to how best to extract the parts you need from your enemies.

With years of development coming to an end, Deck13 are proud to say that The Surge 2 offers an experience that all can enjoy. Fast-paced, tactical combat returns, with satisfying executions and meaningful choices for each encounter based on which equipment you wish to gather, equip, and upgrade. Many systems are designed from the ground up to accommodate gamers who want to play their way, be that carefully and at range or balls-to-the-wall all-out attacks. Whether you want indicators for directional parrying to assist or to rely purely on your skill and optimised build to defeat your enemies., you’ll find The Surge 2 a blast to play.

Pre-orders are now available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. All pre-orders come with the URBN Gear Pack free, which includes a new armor set, two new weapons, and other cosmetics and equipment.

The Surge 2 releases September 24. Watch the new Gamescom Overview Trailer today. Pre-orders are available now!

Review code for The Surge 2 will be available ahead of release. Please contact the following based on region to register your interest:

 

GAME DETAILS

 

Developer: Deck 13

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC

Genre: Action/RPG

Release date: 24/09/2019  

THE GAME

After the success of The Surge, the hardcore Action RPG released in May 2017 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, Focus Home Interactive and Deck 13 are happy to announce the renewal of their partnership and the development of The Surge 2, with a release date planned for September 24, 2019 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.

The Surge 2 keeps what fans and critics loved about the original – hardcore combat utilizing a unique, dynamic limb targeting system and deep character progression – while also expanding greatly upon the formula. The Surge 2 takes place in a brand new environment: a sprawling, devastated city with larger and more ambitious level design, made possible by Deck13’s upgraded and improved engine. Combat is more brutal and tactical than ever, with even more options thanks to an expanded limb targeting system. In addition, more abilities, weapons, implants, and drones give players a vast arsenal to build their character with, in their fight against the array of diverse new enemies and bosses.

The Surge 2 will release on September 24, 2019 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. Key Features

  • New entry in the acclaimed Action-RPG franchise.
  • Hardcore, brutal, and unforgiving melee combat.
  • Spectacular fights against deadly foes and colossal bosses.
  • Improved loot, limb-targeting, and progression mechanics.
  • Hundreds of ways to customize your character and their exo-rig.

About Deck 13

Deck13 Interactive is one of Germany’s leading developers with more than 18 years of experience. With over 60 employees located in Frankfurt, Deck13 Interactive has developed upwards of 20 titles, including major releases such as The Surge and Lords of the Fallen. Currently the team is working on The Surge 2.

More information on the website: www.deck13.de

About Focus Home Interactive

Focus Home Interactive is a French publisher based in Paris, France. Known for the quality, diversity and originality of its catalogue, Focus has published and distributed original titles (A Plague Tale: Innocence, Vampyr, Farming Simulator, Call of Cthulhu, Insurgency: Sandstorm,…) that have become benchmark titles worldwide, available both in store and for download across the world. Focus publishes games on all major platforms, consoles and PC. The publisher's catalogue will get even richer the coming months and years with eagerly awaited games such as The Surge 2, MudRunner 2, GreedFall and many more.

More information on the website: www.focus-home.com

©2019 Deck13 and Focus Home Interactive. The Surge and its logo are registered trademarks of Focus Home Interactive. Deck13 and its logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Deck13. Focus Home Interactive and its logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Focus Home Interactive. All other trademarks, registered trademarks and their logos belong to their respective owners. All rights reserved.