Following its release date leak, 505 Games has officially confirmed that Ghostrunner 2 will launch on October 26 for PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S.
“Despite our best ninja skills, we couldn’t stop the news leaking on Ghostrunner 2,” 505 Games said in a Tweet.
Before 505 Games had the chance to properly announce the date, it leaked alongside prices for the various editions as well. The Standard version is $40, the Deluxe Edition is $50, and the Brutal Edition is $70.
Despite our best ninja skills, we couldn’t stop the news leaking on #Ghostrunner2
Ghostrunner 2 launches October 26, 2023 on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, EPIC, GOG, & Steam! pic.twitter.com/OHDpKj16Ga
— 505 Games (@505_Games) August 21, 2023
Those who preorder the game will receive the Red Eye Dragon and Golden Traditional sword and hand skins, but they will also be sold separately at a later date. For those who upgrade to either the Deluxe or Brutal editions, they will receive 48 hours of early access as well.
Ghostrunner 2 was officially announced during May 2023’s PlayStation Showcase, and the game’s release date may have been set to be revealed at Gamescom’s Opening Night Live. Either way, the leak prompted the teams to announce it earlier than planned.
The first Ghostrunner was released in 2020. In IGN’s Ghostrunner review, we said, “With its breakneck pace and skill-heavy gameplay, Ghostrunner is a speedrunner’s dream. But even beyond that demographic, this is a great first person action game that feels punishing but fair.”
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