Weird West, gameplay, release date, video, trailer, PlayStation, Xbox, PC, Calamity

Weird West Release Date Set for January 2022 for Immersive Sim Action

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Devolver Digital and WolfEye Studios have revealed a Weird West release date of January 11, 2022, for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Accompanying the western RPGs release date announcement is a new video that sees studio president and creative director Raphael Colantonio diving into some of the game’s mechanics and immersive sim elements. This initial Weird West video is only Episode 1 of a series that will continue to give players a better look at what WolfEye has in store. You can watch the “Road to Weird West” and release date announcement below.

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In addition to the release date news, WolfEye and Devolver Digital have announced that preorders are now open to players on Steam. Those who pre-purchase Weird West will gain access to Calamity, a horse that doubles inventory size and gives players a few additional traversal advantages. Calamity also comes with a few items in his saddlebags, including lockpicks, bandages, a Golden Ace of Space upgrade token, and more.

Weird West, gameplay, release date, video, trailer, PlayStation, Xbox, PC, Calamity

Weird West comes to PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in a few months, but until then, check out The Escapist’s preview from earlier this year. At the time, Marty Sliva said his hands-on time with the game left him “excited to dig deeper into the weird.” Also, read our interview with WolfEye, where Colantonio talked about his desire to leave players with a memorable, immersive experience.

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