Sol Cresta is Back with a New Release Date & PlatniumGames New Release Updates

The long-due release is finally here. Sol Cresta is going to be released soon, next month to be precise. The popular game was scheduled to release sometime around December 2020.

But due to certain circumstances, there has been a sudden rescheduling that has broken the heart of millions of fans. Besides, new dates weren’t announced and the fans were left with only speculations.  

Sol Cresta Release Date, Platforms & Price

However, this month has been quite eventful. The weekend highlights have made the disappointed fans happy. A live stream broadcast that was held over the weekend announced the new release date and you can hope it to be sooner than expected.

The announcement confirmed that this will retail at a decent price of $40/£40 and that gamers cannot wait for the unveiling.

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Now, for the platforms it will be available on, you can play it on PS4, Switch and also install it on PC. You can catch the Livestream to know more. 

For the release date, it is expected to release in the latter half of February. So, you can purchase the game on 22nd February 2022 to be precise. Well, the wait isn’t long enough.

Platinum’s Hideki Kamiya announced the entire news in the hour-long Livestream and it was titled “Sol Cresta: Hideki Kamiya’s Very Sorry Stream”.  

Previously he said, “Currently I feel that PlatinumGames is ready to push forward towards more innovative forms of play, and so now is better a time than ever to hand the reigns to Inaba, who has led the initiative on building the company’s creative output for many years now.”

How Did Sol Cresta Become a Game?

If you take a dive back into history, the Cresta series has been famous since the 1980s. Many years had passed but the popularity didn’t die. As of now, Moon Cresta, as well as Terra Cresta, have been the latest inclusions in the franchise. It was a part of the Arcade Archives that is a collection available for PS4.

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Now, what makes Sol Cresta special is that it was initially an April Fool’s gag. There were no plans revolving around making this a game. But in 2020, PlatinumGames finally decided to make that joke a real deal. Just one year after that joke, PlatinumGames announced that they are starting to develop the game and it came as a surprise to the fans. 

The chief designer of this highly anticipated game, Hideki Kamiya who is also the director of Bayonetta said about the sequel and it is going to be another passion project of the renowned games. His main aim is to make “all kinds of fun games, not just action games” and fans can say that he is truly living up to the expectations. 

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Apart from this, PlatinumGames’ studio even stated that if Nintendo is willing to collaborate. As per the plan, the Platinum team is looking forward to releasing a new version of their Star Fox Zero that may be exclusive to Nintendo Switch.

Atsushi Inaba was heard saying that it was “not cool” since many don’t have access to the older games which were once popular such as Star Fox Zero and Platinum was the co-developer of it.

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The reason for not getting access is that the old games are not available on the latest and current-gen systems. He also went on to say that the entire team is willing to “bring over any of those titles to the newer platforms” provided the systems agree. 

Currently, Sol Cresta will not be the only game from PlatinumGames to watch out for. ICYMI, Square Enix revealed that PlatinumGames’ co-op dungeon crawler Babylon’s is now gold.

According to the announcement, the Livestream confirmed the game’s status and it is “ready for live”. The game will be launching on platforms like PS4, PS5, as well as PC and the expected release date is March 3rd, 2022.


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