Cyanide Studio and Focus Home Interactive unveiled the launch trailer for Styx: Shards of Darkness prior to the game’s release next week.
The developers provided the following overview of the game’s premise:
Styx’s latest adventure sees him making an unexpected deal with a mysterious human officer named Helledryn – and she’s got a job with far higher stakes than anything he’s tackled before. He must steal an ambassador’s scepter, which has attracted the interest of several nefarious (and goblin-hating) parties. As a reward for completing this dangerous mission, he’s promised a mountain of magical Amber, the source of Styx’s power and a substance he’s hopelessly addicted to. Of course, it’s not long until our green-skinned thief is stuck in a web of intrigue and assassination!
The game’s environments emphasize verticality and non-linearity. There is also a brand new crafting system, which you can learn more about here. Styx: Shards of Darkness touts a dynamic co-op mode that recently got a trailer which you can watch here.
You can watch the launch trailer below. Styx: Shards of Darkness will be available on PC, PS4, and Xbox One March 14.