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Forspoken release date, story, gameplay, and more

Forspoken has been a mysterious title ever since it was announced at the PS5 reveal in June 2020. However, excitement for the game is high with RPG masters Square Enix developing and publishing the title.

The RPG also has a pretty impressive roster of talent behind it with Hollywood star Ella Balinska playing the game’s protagonist, Frey Holland. The world was also created by a team of writers from across media, led by Rogue One: A Star Wars Story writer Gary Whitta. At the recent PlayStation Showcase, we got our first look at some Forspoken gameplay, seeing Frey in action casting all manner of spells after stumbling through some kind of interdimensional portal.

Gamers are keen to know the Forspoken release date and they’re also on the hunt for details on the game’s gameplay, story, and features. Read on to find out more about Forspoken ahead of its PS5 and PC release.

Forspoken Release Date

The Forspoken release date is set for Spring 2022. Square Enix confirmed the release window during the September PlayStation Showcase.

Originally, it looked like Forspoken was set to launch in January 2022, thanks to a leak from Sony during CES 2021, which listed the release window in a sizzle reel for the PS5. But, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and other factors, it seems like the game has been pushed back a few months.

Forspoken Platforms

Forspoken will release on PS5 and PC. The game has been “designed for PS5” according to Square Enix, so don’t expect to see Forspoken hit Xbox Series X|S.

Frey can be seen fighting a large animal.


Forspoken’s story takes place in the fictional land of Athia. Frey Holland enters the beautiful, but dangerous world by accident and uses magical powers granted to her to traverse across Athia and survive.

As mentioned previously, details on the story are pretty light right now, but we are expecting to hear more about the game soon, including at the PlayStation Showcase taking place on September 9.

Forspoken Gameplay

Here’s our first look at some Forspoken gameplay, courtesy of the PlayStation Showcase.

Here we got a good look at combat, which seems to consist of spells that conjure up attacks. There also appears to be lots of interesting movement mechanics for world traversal.

That covers everything we know about Forspoken, including the Forspoke release date. While you wait for Forspoken on PS5, check out some of the best PS5 games on the system and some upcoming PS5 games.


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