The anticipated PS4-exclusive Detroit: Become Human finally has a release date. Cage himself made the announcement on the PlayStation Blog, calling it “Quantic Dream’s most ambitious title to date.” Developed by Quantic Dream the studio behind Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls , The narrative game based game will launch worldwide on May 25 this year.
Following the stories of three androids in a near-future Detroit, the game charts the beginnings of an android revolution. In classic Quantic Dream style game, The game is an action-accented adventure game, with multiple choices and consequences depending on players’ decisions.
The game touches on real-world issues such as terrorism and domestic abuse, and its developer, Quantic Dream, recently denied allegations of a poor studio culture and harassment.
Cage has promised it’s the most variable game the studio has made yet. “Each story is almost as unique as your DNA,” he adds.
“This game may be seen as controversial,” writes Cage, “as it explores a number of sensitive topics that some people may consider inappropriate or taboo for video games, but maybe this is the most fascinating aspect of Detroit. We hope that it sparks some meaningful conversations and we’re looking forward to hearing what you think about it.”
The game itself tells the story of a group of androids coming to terms with their newfound sentience. You control three separate characters and can guide them in their journey by making decisions along the way, Like most Sony games, Detroit: Become Human price is $60 in the US and Rs. 3,999 in India on disc. Sony hasn’t announced any special editions for the game just yet. Though we won’t be surprised if we see a reveal of a Detroit: Become Human special edition closer to release.