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Forspoken Box Art
Publisher
Square Enix
Developer
Luminous Productions
Platforms
PS5, PC
Release Date
24 January 2023: WW: PC, PS5
Genre
Role Playing

Game Overview:

Forspoken is an action RPG developed by Luminous Productions and published by Square Enix.

It is set in the magical land of Athia, featuring a superpowered woman named Frey Holland as protagonist.

Latest Updates For Forspoken

Should We be Concerned About Forspoken?

Should We be Concerned About Forspoken?

Square Enix's upcoming action RPG has been delayed again, but how much of a concern is that?

Forspoken Has Been Delayed to January 24, 2023

Forspoken Has Been Delayed to January 24, 2023

Square Enix's open world action RPG was set to launch for PS5 and PC in October, but has ben pushed back by a few more months.

Forspoken Receives New Cutscene With Frey and the Archivist

Forspoken Receives New Cutscene With Frey and the Archivist

The development footage sees Frey looking for information on Tanta Sila's castle and learning more about her fearsome opponent.

Forspoken – Lead Graphics Programmer Discusses Ray Traced Shadows and Ambient Occlusion in New Video

Forspoken – Lead Graphics Programmer Discusses Ray Traced Shadows and Ambient Occlusion in New Video

Keiji Matsuda talks about improvements made to the Luminous Engine's global illumination along with a new technique called Reversed-Z.

Forspoken Has Been Rated by PEGI

Forspoken Has Been Rated by PEGI

Forspoken is currently scheduled to launch for PS5 and PC in October, but recent reports have suggested that it could possibly be delayed.

Forspoken Could be Delayed Again if Square Enix Can Release Final Fantasy 16 First – Rumor

Forspoken Could be Delayed Again if Square Enix Can Release Final Fantasy 16 First – Rumor

Based on whether Square Enix can get Final Fantasy 16 ready for this year, it may push Forspoken back again, as per XboxEra's Nick Baker.

Forspoken on PS5 Will Reportedly Have Less Than 1-Second Load Times

Forspoken on PS5 Will Reportedly Have Less Than 1-Second Load Times

Teppei Ono, technical director of the Luminous Engine, discusses the upcoming Forspoken's impressive load times on the PS5.

Forspoken Developer is “Fine-Tuning” the Banter Between Frey and Cuff

Forspoken Developer is “Fine-Tuning” the Banter Between Frey and Cuff

Creative director Raio Mitsuno wants to make sure the banter is "timed nicely" where it doesn't feel like too much or too little.

Forspoken – Seat of Reflection Dungeon and Proto Jabberwock Boss Detailed

Forspoken – Seat of Reflection Dungeon and Proto Jabberwock Boss Detailed

Athia has several dungeons that Frey can explore where dangerous enemies, crafting resources and other threats lay in wait.

Forspoken Gameplay Showcases Twisted Town, Combat, Parkour, and More

Forspoken Gameplay Showcases Twisted Town, Combat, Parkour, and More

Frey's magical arsenal is showcased over eight minutes of gameplay. She also has a levitation spell to glide with (or risk fall damage).

Forspoken Trailer Showcases FidelityFX Features and DirectStorage Benefits

Forspoken Trailer Showcases FidelityFX Features and DirectStorage Benefits

Check out the benefits of FidelityFX's Ambient Occlusion, Screen Space Reflections and Super Resolution 1.0 in the upcoming action RPG.

Forspoken Gameplay Shows off Enemies and a Mini-boss

Forspoken Gameplay Shows off Enemies and a Mini-boss

Over six minutes of new gameplay show some of the enemies and a mini-boss that you'll be taking on in upcoming action RPG Forspoken.

Forspoken Could be One of the Most Interesting PS5 Console Exclusives of 2022 – Here’s Why

Forspoken Could be One of the Most Interesting PS5 Console Exclusives of 2022 – Here’s Why

The focus on magic and how it interweaves with, the setting, and the journey of Frey Holland could make for an unforgettable experience.

Forspoken Receives New Details on Avoalet Realm, Mini-Boss Fight

Forspoken Receives New Details on Avoalet Realm, Mini-Boss Fight

Though possessing more greenery, there are still hostile creatures and Tanta Prav's forces - including the Pitiless Arbiter - to deal with.

Forspoken’s Spells Include Flaming Swords, Fire Minions and Eruptions

Forspoken’s Spells Include Flaming Swords, Fire Minions and Eruptions

Learn more about the 20 spells that Frey Holland can utilize, from slices and water pillars to binding enemies and inflicting poison.

Forspoken Trailer Showcases Combat, Bizarre Enemies, and Magical Surfing

Forspoken Trailer Showcases Combat, Bizarre Enemies, and Magical Surfing

The action RPG is slated to release on October 11th for PS5 and PC, having been delayed from its original May 24th release.

Forspoken Trailer Showcases Even More New Spells and Combat

Forspoken Trailer Showcases Even More New Spells and Combat

The three categories of spells include your regular damage-dealers; support spells like Bind and Prime; and powerful ultimate attacks.

Forspoken Trailer Briefly Showcases New Magical Spells, Sprawling Environments

Forspoken Trailer Briefly Showcases New Magical Spells, Sprawling Environments

As Game Informer's cover story for the month, the actrion will receive more details on side activities and the region of Avoalet.

Forspoken Delayed to October 11th

Forspoken Delayed to October 11th

Luminous Productions' massive action RPG was originally slated to release in May. The additional time will be used for polishing.

Forspoken Will Support DirectStorage on PC

Forspoken Will Support DirectStorage on PC

Microsoft's DirectStorage API, designed around bringing about significant I/O and loading improvements, will be supported by Square Enix's upcoming RPG.

Forspoken Could be Delayed – Rumor

Forspoken Could be Delayed – Rumor

Leaker AccountNGT believes that the delay could be officially announced at the rumored PlayStation event slated for this month.

Forspoken Rated M by ESRB for Strong Language, Violence

Forspoken Rated M by ESRB for Strong Language, Violence

Scenes involving "additional acts of violence" like "a character attempting to jump off a building; monsters killing civilians" and more described.

Forspoken Will Have 4K/30 FPS, 1440p/60 FPS, and Ray Tracing Modes

Forspoken Will Have 4K/30 FPS, 1440p/60 FPS, and Ray Tracing Modes

The action RPG will also boast "tactile feedback when you’re using the different types of magic" thanks to the DualSense's adaptive triggers.

Forspoken Gameplay Trailer Showcases Open World Exploration, Combat, and UI

Forspoken Gameplay Trailer Showcases Open World Exploration, Combat, and UI

Frey has quite the arsenal of powerful magic spells at her disposal, from raining down bolts to water spheres and exploding traps.

Square Enix Announces $70 Pricing for PC, Starting with Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade and Forspoken

Square Enix Announces $70 Pricing for PC, Starting with Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade and Forspoken

Square Enix will be introducing a $70 price point for the PC platform with its upcoming releases Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade and Forspoken.

Forspoken – Pre-Purchase Bonuses and Deluxe Edition Revealed, Prequel DLC Out in Winter 2022

Forspoken – Pre-Purchase Bonuses and Deluxe Edition Revealed, Prequel DLC Out in Winter 2022

Unique gear and items are provided on pre-purchasing. The Digital Deluxe Edition also provides early access to the "In Tanta We Trust" DLC.

Forspoken – Tanta Prov Revealed, Played by The Walking Dead’s Pollyanna McIntosh

Forspoken – Tanta Prov Revealed, Played by The Walking Dead’s Pollyanna McIntosh

Once a just ruler, the Tanta of Justice is now an executioner who doles out punishment based on her own twisted judgment.

Forspoken Releases May 24th, 2022; New Spells Showcased in Gameplay Trailer

Forspoken Releases May 24th, 2022; New Spells Showcased in Gameplay Trailer

Developed by Luminous Productions, the title sees Frey Holland transported to Athia to battle against the blight and defeat the Tantas.

Forspoken Features Lots of Magic Types for Various Playstyles

Forspoken Features Lots of Magic Types for Various Playstyles

Creative director Raio Mitsuno also notes that Frey and Cuff are both very blunt, and will argue often, sometimes even during battles.

Forspoken and Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin Lead Square Enix’s TGS 2021 Lineup

Forspoken and Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin Lead Square Enix’s TGS 2021 Lineup

Other games confirmed for the event include Final Fantasy 7: The First Soldier, Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars, and more.

Forspoken Character Details Revealed, Writing Crew Includes Amy Hennig

Forspoken Character Details Revealed, Writing Crew Includes Amy Hennig

New details on Cuff, Frey's magical bracelet companion; the Tantas, including the strongest, Tanta Sila; and more detailed.

Forspoken Launches Spring 2022, Shows off More Gameplay

Forspoken Launches Spring 2022, Shows off More Gameplay

Luminous Productions' upcoming action RPG drops several new gameplay and story details in its newest trailer.

“Forspoken Content Pending,” Actor Teases

“Forspoken Content Pending,” Actor Teases

Ella Balinska, who is playing the protagonist in Square Enix's upcoming Forspoken, has suggested that we might be seeing more of the game soon.

Forspoken Shows Snippets of Gameplay in New Video

Forspoken Shows Snippets of Gameplay in New Video

Luminous Productions studio head Takeshi Aramaki speaks about implementation of AMD's FSR in the upcoming Forspoken.

Resident Evil Village, Far Cry 6, Forspoken, and More Will Support FidelityFX Super Resolution, AMD Confirms

Resident Evil Village, Far Cry 6, Forspoken, and More Will Support FidelityFX Super Resolution, AMD Confirms

AMD's supersampling tech has launched today, with an initial batch of seven games supporting it, and more confirmed to add support down the line.

Forspoken Extended Cut Trailer Showcases New Gameplay

Forspoken Extended Cut Trailer Showcases New Gameplay

Frey's agility and combat prowess can be seen in new gameplay bits.

Forspoken Dev Details Setting, Protagonist, and More

Forspoken Dev Details Setting, Protagonist, and More

New stills from the game's recent trailer were also shared.

Project Athia is Officially Called Forspoken, 2022 Launch Window Confirmed

Project Athia is Officially Called Forspoken, 2022 Launch Window Confirmed

New gameplay footage has also been shown off.

Project Athia, GhostWire: Tokyo, Kena, And Other PS5 Titles Get New Target Release Windows
Project Athia – Sqaure Enix Kept It As Secret As Possible, Misled People That It Was Final Fantasy 16 – Rumor

Project Athia – Sqaure Enix Kept It As Secret As Possible, Misled People That It Was Final Fantasy 16 – Rumor

When Sony did their first major PS5 showcase, a title that popped up was Project Athia. It was something of a head-scratcher since it's clearly a working title and it was something from Square Enix ... Read More

Project Athia is Exclusive to PS5 for 24 Months

Project Athia is Exclusive to PS5 for 24 Months

It won't come to other consoles until that exclusivity period is over.

Square Enix Files Trademark For Project Called “Forspoken”

Square Enix Files Trademark For Project Called “Forspoken”

Sounds very Final Fantasy-ish.

Project Athia – Luminous Engine’s Procedural Generation Revealed in New Video

Project Athia – Luminous Engine’s Procedural Generation Revealed in New Video

Using node-based tools, the engine fills large areas with houses, rivers and other items in real time.

Project Athia is an “Open-World Style Game” – Square Enix

Project Athia is an “Open-World Style Game” – Square Enix

Square Enix president Yosuke Matsuda says players can "freely move around the game world."

Horizon 2, Project Athia, and Spider-Man Are Perfect Representations of the PS5’s Stunning Power

Horizon 2, Project Athia, and Spider-Man Are Perfect Representations of the PS5’s Stunning Power

It’s interesting to see how developers leverage PlayStation 5 technology to push these titles into the ninth-gen.

Project Athia Announced by Square Enix, Exclusive to PS5

Project Athia Announced by Square Enix, Exclusive to PS5

Luminous Productions' next big adventure is finally unveiled.

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