Death Stranding PS4 Game's Trailer Reveals November 8 Release

posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Kojima Productions game's cast includes Norman Reedus, Lindsay Wagner, Léa Seydoux

A livestream revealed on Wednesday that Kojima Productions' Death Stranding PlayStation 4 game will ship on November 8. The official PlayStation YouTube channel began streaming the trailer that debuted during the stream.

The Collector's Edition of the game will include special cases, a BB Pod, a Ludens keychain, a digital soundtrack with behind-the-scenes video, 10 PSN character avatars, and four in-game items. The Digital Deluxe Edition will include the soundtrack, avatars, and in-game items. The Special Edition will include the Steelbook case, soundtrack, and in-game Ludens Mask item.

The Japanese dub of the game will star Kenjiro Tsuda as Sam Bridges. Norman Reedus is the model and voice for the character in the English version.

Kikuko Inoue will voice the character modeled and voiced by Lindsay Wagner in the English version.

Nana Mizuki will voice the character modeled and voiced by Léa Seydoux.

Akihiko Ishizumi will voice the character whose appearance is based on director Guillermo del Toro.

Satoshi Mikami will voice the character played by Troy Baker.

Akio Ohtsuka will voice the character played by Tommie Earl Jenkins.

The game will also include a character model based on actor Mads Mikkelsen (Hannibal, Doctor Strange, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story). The Japanese cast will also include Maaya Sakamoto, but game director Hideo Kojima did not confirm Sakamoto's role.

Kojima Productions describes the game:

Besieged by death's tide at every turn, Sam Bridges must brave a world utterly transformed by the Death Stranding. Carrying the stranded remnants of the future in his hands, Sam embarks on a journey to reunite the shattered world one step at a time. What is the mystery of the Death Stranding? What will Sam discover on the road ahead? A genre defining gameplay experience holds these answers and more.

Kojima Productions is developing the game using Guerilla Games' Decima Engine. The game will be an action game, and will have open-world elements with "some degree of freedom." Kojima stated the game's name originates from the phenomenon of cetacean stranding, where dolphins and whales wash up on land and die. While other games offer elements analogous to "sticks" for gameplay, Death Stranding will also offer "ropes" to tie and link players together.

Sources: Death Stranding: Tomorrow is in Your Hands · yesterday livestream, Death Stranding's website, PlayStation's YouTube channel

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