Oddworld: Soulstorm Is A PS5 Remake Of Abe's Exoddus

Abe's second adventure in the Oddworld franchise is being recreated for PlayStation 5.

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During the rapid-fire of PlayStation 5 game announcements during Sony's PS5 June 11 event, a new trailer for Oddworld: Soulstorm was revealed. It's embedded below.

Oddworld: Soulstorm is a remake of 1998's Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus, the second game in the Oddworld franchise. Soulstorm recreates Abe's Exoddus with enhanced visuals, but also expands upon the game with new story elements.

In the trailer, you can see that Soulstorm will play out in the series' traditional 2D, side-scrolling format but takes place in a new 3D environment. The franchise's chaotic combat is front and center for most of the trailer, but you can see several of the new storytelling elements at play too with brand-new characters, full voice-acted lines, and cinematic cutscenes.

Soulstorm was originally slated to release in 2017 before being delayed to 2019 and then postponed again to 2020. It will also release for Xbox One, PS4, and PC. The PC version of the game will be an Epic Games Store exclusive.

For more on what to expect from Sony's next-gen console, check out our list of all the PS5 games announced during the reveal stream. Don't miss getting a first look at what the PS5 console design looks like as well.

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