Bandai Namco’s “Scarlet Nexus” confirmed for PS4, PS5

Originally announced for PC and Xbox consoles, sci-fi RPG Scarlet Nexus is also coming to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5, Bandai Namco has confirmed.

According to Rice Digital, Scarlet Nexus‘ story was penned by the same team responsible for Tales of Vesperia. In Scarlet Nexus, players take control of a psychokinetically-powered soldier named Yuito who must protect mankind from a invasion of alien flower zombies called the “Others” who love to feast on human brains.

You can check out the PlayStation announcement trailer below, followed by the full plot synopsis from Bandai Namco.

In a far distant future, a psionic hormone was discovered in the human brain, granting people extra-sensory powers and changing the world as we know it.

Just as humanity was entering this new era, deranged mutants known as Others began to descend from the sky with a thirst for human brains. Highly resistant to conventional attack methods, extreme measures needed to be taken to battle the overwhelming threat and preserve humanity.

Those with acute extra-sensory abilities, known as psionics, were our chance to fight the onslaught from above. To this day, psionics have been scouted for their talents and recruited to the Other Suppression Force (OSF), humanity’s last line of defense.

Take on the role of Yuito Sumeragi, a new recruit to the OSF aiming to become an elite psionic like the one who saved him as a child. Armed with a talent in psycho-kinesis, explore the futuristic city of New Himuka and uncover the mysteries of a Brain Punk future caught between technology and psychic abilities in SCARLET NEXUS.

Source: Rice Digital


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