Today, The Chinese Room exposed their brand-new lead character for Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2. The playable character will be called Phyre, a vampire who was Embraced in the 17th century.
As The Chinese Room described when they were very first revealed as the brand-new designer, Phyre is an Elder Vampire required to sleep for about a century before awakening in 2024 Seattle.
In a brand-new video, Bloodlines 2 Narrative Director Ian Thomas exposed a significant twist: Phyre, who can be tailored in clan, gender, and clothing, likewise has a Thin-Blood (freshly Embraced) vampire in her head for some factor.
Phyre isn't at her complete power. She hasn't recuperated it yet, and there are restraints that we do not wish to ruin. That suggests she is successfully bound, she's in a bad circumstance. You might have seen that mark on her hand - that is a puzzle for her, it's an issue for her, it's something she's attempting to resolve. The mark has actually done something really unusual to her - she does not comprehend it at the start
of the video game, however she is hearing another voice. It is the voice of a character called Fabien, a modern-day Thin-Blood vampire from Seattle. He has actually wound up inside Phyre in a manner that will be discussed in the gameplay, and he is caught inside her - she is caught with him. The 2 together need to browse their method through this world. They might dislike each other, they might grow to like each other, they might continue disliking each other all the method through - however they are bound together.
The relationship in between Phyre and Fabien is stated to be at the extremely core of Vampire: The Masquerade- Bloodlines 2's story. Due to the fact that of his background, Fabien offers an extremely various point of view: he's a lot more human and has more experience in contemporary life. Naturally, gamers will be complimentary to neglect his suggestions if they wish to.
The video game's Narrative Director likewise worried that gamers might select to have fun with Phyre's track record when talking with non-player characters. Being an Elder vampire who's been around for centuries, she has all sort of legends connected with her name. TCR's Ian Thomas compared this method to the gunslinger who shows up in a brand-new town in a Wild West setting, although here, the separator is time instead of range.
Lastly, it was verified that the options made will impact the story, the characters, and the long-lasting future of Seattle in the endings. The Chinese Room strategies to continue with clan exposes before completion of the year, while the very first gameplay will be exposed in January.
Vampire: The Masquerade -Bloodlines 2 is slated for a Fall 2024 launch on PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series S |