AOne Games in close partnership with eastasiasoft are thrilled to announce that the horror-themed fighting game Omen of Sorrow is scheduled to release for Nintendo Switch, PS5, and Steam on March 23rd, 2023. Xbox versions will also receive a free update with added story mode content and cross-platform online play at the same time.
Omen of Sorrow is a traditional 4-button fighting game featuring monsters of classic horror and literature, powered by Unreal Engine 4 and presented in 2.5D cinematic style. The previously downloadable fan-favorite bloody countess Erzsébet joins the main roster, alongside a massive blood dragon at her command. This new version also adds a revised story mode and enables cross-platform online play between Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, Xbox, and PC platforms.
Digital pricing is set at US$19.99/€19.99, with an additional 15% launch discount available for a limited time. Physical editions for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 5 will also begin shipping from online retail partner Playasia in late March to coincide with the digital release date.
About Omen of Sorrow
In a hidden underworld ruled by creatures of the night, a new terror has awakened! Omen of Sorrow brings monsters of horror, literature, and mythology together for a fighting game experience unlike any other. Inspired by numerous arcade classics but offering its own unique innovations and mature aesthetics, Omen of Sorrow positively bleeds style!
Featuring a roster inspired by such icons as Frankenstein’s monster and Egyptian high priest Imhotep, this traditional 4-button fighting game rewards or punishes players based on how aggressive their playstyle is, putting a skill-centric spin on combat while keeping the experience accessible to newcomers. Powered by Unreal Engine 4, Omen of Sorrow’s 2.5D brawling spans a multitude of detailed locations with handcrafted animations and cinematic finishers, all set to a masterful soundtrack by composer Francisco Cerda.