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Monster horror fighting game Omen of Sorrow gets official release date for new platforms

Arrives on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5 and Steam March 23rd, Xbox update also coming

Hong Kong – February 27, 2023 – Independent developer and publisher Eastasiasoft Limited today announced that horror-themed fighting game Omen of Sorrow is scheduled to release for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5 and Steam on March 23rd, 2023. Xbox versions will also receive a free update with added story mode content and cross-platform online play at the same time.

Omen of Sorrow is a traditional 4-button fighting game featuring monsters of classic horror and literature, powered by Unreal Engine 4 and presented in 2.5D cinematic style. The previously downloadable fan-favorite bloody countess Erzsébet joins the main roster, alongside a massive blood dragon at her command. This new version also adds a revised story mode and enables cross-platform online play between Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, Xbox and PC platforms.

Omen of Sorrow is developed by independent Chilean studio AOne Games in close partnership with Eastasiasoft Limited. Digital pricing is set at US$19.99/€19.99, with an additional 15% launch discount available for a limited time. Review code requests are now being accepted via form submission on the Eastasiasoft Limited website. Physical editions for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 5 will also begin shipping from online retail partner Playasia in late March to coincide with the digital release date.

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About Omen of Sorrow

In a hidden underworld ruled by creatures of the night, a new terror has awakened! Omen of Sorrow brings monsters of horror, literature and mythology together for a fighting game experience unlike any other. Inspired by numerous arcade classics but offering its own unique innovations and mature aesthetics, Omen of Sorrow positively bleeds style!

Featuring a roster inspired by such icons as Frankenstein’s monster and Egyptian high priest Imhotep, this traditional 4-button fighting game rewards or punishes players based on how aggressive their playstyle is, putting a skill-centric spin on combat while keeping the experience accessible to newcomers. Powered by Unreal Engine 4, Omen of Sorrow’s 2.5D brawling spans a multitude of detailed locations with handcrafted animations and cinematic finishers, all set to a masterful soundtrack by composer Francisco Cerda.

Key Features:

  • Select from a varied roster of characters inspired by horror classics.
  • Use cinematic finishers to take down opponents in style!
  • Explore single-player modes against the CPU or challenge friends online.
  • Discover a newly revised story mode and arcade endings!
  • Compete online against players across multiple platforms and around the world.
  • Strategize on the fly and turn the tide of battle through aggressive play!

About eastasiasoft

Eastasiasoft Limited is an independent, Hong Kong–based developer and publisher of interactive entertainment specializing in video games and related media. Founded in 2007, eastasiasoft has published a diverse variety of titles in digital and physical format. Eastasiasoft is a licensed PlayStation, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One publisher. Some of eastasiasoft’s recently licensed and published games are Sword and Fairy: Together Forever, Xuan Yuan Sword 7, Empire of Angels IV, Seven Pirates H, Moero Crystal H, Trigger Witch, Rainbow Skies, Rainbow Moon, and the Söldner-X franchise.

About AOne Games

AOne Games was founded in 2015 to develop world-class video games. In a few short years, it has reached distribution contracts with all major platforms and formed strategic alliances with leading companies in the sector. Additionally, it has obtained international recognition for its first product Omen of Sorrow such as Best Game in EVA Córdoba 2018, Best Technical Achievement in EVA 2017 by ADVA and Epic Games, plus an Unreal Dev Grant awarded by Epic Games in 2017.

For media queries, contact eastasiasoft public relations at press@eastasiasoft.com or via Twitter at @eastasiasoft.

Omen of Sorrow
Press kit
Fact Sheet
PC, PS5, Switch, Xbox One
15 September 2021 (Xbox One), 23 March 2023 (PS5, Switch, Steam)
English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese
AOne Games
Digital price:
US$19.99 / €19.99

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