Sacred 3 comes out swinging on August 5


Deep Silver revealed today that its co-op action-RPG Sacred 3 will hit the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC platforms on August 5, bumping up its previously announced launch date by three weeks.

The latest entry in the fantasy-themed hack-and-slash series focuses on cooperative gameplay, letting up to four players team up in online and local multiplayer modes. Sacred 3 also introduces Weapon Spirits, a new upgrade system that allows stat boosts and abilities to stack between weapon types.

Deep Silver announced that players who pre-order Sacred 3 at GameStop will receive the Underworld Story mission pack, an additional playable character, and a retailer-exclusive Weapon Spirit at the game's launch.

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SACRED 3 GEARS UP FOR GLORY ON AUGUST 5 NOW AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER

Nab Exclusive Items, Weapons And DLC In The Penultimate Fantasy Hack 'n' Slash Installment In The Sacred Universe

Larkspur, Calif., May 27, 2014 – Prepare to enter the fantasy realm of Ancaria. Today Deep Silver announced that Sacred 3 will storm into retailers on August 5 for for the Xbox 360® games and entertainment system from Microsoft, Windows® PC and PlayStation®3. and PC. Sacred 3 is the third installment in the Sacred universe where good is pitted against evil in a timeless battle filled with non-stop action and the chance to become the ultimate hero. Featuring incredibly immersive and engaging drop in/drop out seamless co-op gameplay, players must outperform and outshine their teammates in epic battles where victories are shared, but glory can only belong to one. Pre-orders for Sacred 3 are now available with exclusive bonuses for fans in North America.

All fans who pre-order Sacred 3 will be able to jump into Ancaria primed for battle with the playable Malakhim character, who uses mysterious blood magic to combat the armies of Emperor Zane. Additionally, fans that purchase Sacred 3 at GameStop will receive the Underworld Story mission pack, the playable Malakhim character and the exclusive Z4ngr13f Weapon Spirit.

Weapon Spirits are a brand new addition to the Sacred universe in Sacred 3. Players will be able to enhance their weapons with these upgradable and interchangeable weapon augmentations, each with their own unique buffs and debuffs. Certain Weapon Spirits even take the form of previous characters from the Sacred franchise, to help aid players of Sacred 3 in their fight against the hordes of evil.

Sacred 3 features classic arcade Hack ‘n’ Slash action centered around drop in/drop out cooperative multiplayer for both offline (2 players) and online (4 players) play. The game brings back favorite characters such as the Seraphim, Ancarian, Khukuri and the Safiri, and introduces the aforementioned new character, Malakhim. Each character class features its own unique skills and weapons that can be upgraded to match the player’s very own combat style. Master the art of war and fight through enemy hordes and try to outshine fellow companions on the way to become the greatest hero of all.

Victory Is Ours. Glory is Mine.

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About Deep Silver

Deep Silver develops and publishes interactive games for all platforms, seeking to deliver top-quality products that provide immersive game experiences driven by the desires of the gaming community. The company has published more than 200 games worldwide since 2003, including the best-selling zombie action Dead Island™ franchise, the critically-acclaimed Metro™: Last Light and the smash hit action adventure Saints Row IV™. Deep Silver is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Koch Media, GmbH, and includes the renowned development studio Deep Silver Volition, based in Champaign, IL. For more information, please visit www.deepsilver.com or follow us on twitter at @deepsilver.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.