PS4 Exclusive Bloodborne: Connection with Demon's Souls Discovered in the Alpha (Spoilers)

During yesterday’s alpha test a new area with a new boss was discovered in Bloodborne, and a line seems to indicate a connection with From Software’s PS3 classic Demon’s Souls.

At the end of the fight the boss says “Sick creature…may you rest in peace… Umbasa

You can see it below from the stream of Twitch user RyuuJin882.

Demon’s Souls veterans will definitely recognize the name “Umbasa,” which appears in the game as a blessing/invocation, and has become very popular between its fans.

Whether this is the indication of an actual connection between the lore of the two games, or simply homage to the game that started the Souls series, it remains to be seen. One thing is for sure: it’s definitely intriguing.

Here you can see the full stream. “Umbasa” is at about 03:33:30.

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Giuseppe Nelva

Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.

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