Watch Wolfenstein: The Old Blood's Brutal Launch Trailer

The Old Blood is available now on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4.


Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, a standalone prequel to last year's Wolfenstein: The New Order, is available now on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. The mark the game's release, Bethesda has released a launch trailer that sets up the story and introduces some of the new elements, such as the brutal pipe weapon.

The Old Blood is available now across digital channels for $20. A disc-based version will be available in Australia/New Zealand on May 14, followed by a boxed release in Europe on May 15.

The game comes with eight chapters spread across two main campaigns: Rudi Jäger and the Den of Wolves and The Dark Secrets of Helga Von Schabbs You play as BJ Blazkowicz in the year 1946 as the Nazis are on the verge of securing victory in World War II. In the first chapter, you break into Castle Wolfenstein in an effort to steal the coordinates to General Deathshead's compound.

In the second, you follow the coordinates to the city of Wulfburg "where an obsessed Nazi archaeologist is exhuming mysterious artefacts that threaten to unleash a dark and ancient power."

Overall, developer MachineGames is aiming to achieve a "pulp B-movie vibe" for The Old Blood.

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