2020′ action-RPG Mortal Shell is the latest game to get the next-gen upgrade treatment, and it really does look like next-gen players are in for a treat with Mortal Shell: Enhanced Edition.
Cold Symmetry and Playstack have announced today that Moral Shell: Enhanced Edition will be releasing digitally for PS5 and Xbox Series X|S on March 4th, delivering a next-gen remaster of the well-received 2020 game.
The next-gen version of Mortal Shell boasts upgraded textures, 4K resolution, and 60fps on PS5 and Xbox Series X. Players on Series S will get the game at 4K/30FPS, according to the press release.
On PS5, Mortal Shell: Enhanced Edition will take full advantage of the unique DualSense controller. You’ll hear creepy whispers coming out of the gamepad’s speaker. You’ll feel the pulsing heartbeat of a Shell thorough the controller’s haptic vibrations, and more.
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Words are cool and everything (but I’m biased in that way…) but the best way to really find out what’s new in Mortal Shell: Enhanced Edition is to watch the new trailer. Today’s clip shows some comparisons between the last-gen and next-gen versions of the game.
“Mortal Shell has some of the best fans in the world and I am delighted that we can finally answer one of their most frequent requests,” said Kiron Ramdewar, Playstack Head of PC and Console.
“This next-generation upgrade has been crafted in the same spirit as the original – with painstaking and meticulous attention to detail that our fans expect and deserve. This, along with Mortal Shell’s Steam release this summer, as well as other exciting plans we can’t wait to announce, will ensure 2021 is a vintage year for Mortal Shell fans.”
If you already own Mortal Shell on PS4 or Xbox One, you’ll be able to get the next-gen upgrade for free If you’re new to the game, you’ll pay a fair $29.99/€29.99/£24.99.
There is a Deluxe Edition that costs a little more, but you do get some actual stuff that you can rub on your face. For the Deluxe Edition, you’ll pay $39.99/€39.99/£34.99 and you’ll get a 140-page artbook, an exclusive reversible cover for the game, and some art postcards. This edition will release sometime during the Spring alongside a physical Standard Edition.