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Everything we know about Babylon’s Fall: Release date, trailers, platforms, gameplay

Published: 3/Jan/2022 13:45 Updated: 3/Jan/2022 13:54

by Sam Smith

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Babylon’s Fall, a mysterious title that vanished from public view after it was announced, is back and due for release. Here’s everything you need to know.

Babylon’s Fall is a new game from Square-Enix developed by Platinum Games. Like Platinum’s previous titles, Babylon’s Fall features hack and slash mechanics with RPG elements and an emphasis on multiplayer, although single-player options will be available.

The game was originally announced in 2018 but vanished into obscurity until E3 2021, where Square Enix unveiled a new gameplay trailer and fresh details. Here’s everything we know about Babylon’s Fall, including its release date, gameplay details, and the platforms we can expect to play it on.

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Babylon's Fall multiplayer pic
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Babylon’s Fall will feature an emphasis on multiplayer, if the second trailer is anything to go by.

Babylon’s Fall release date

Babylon’s Fall will be released on March 3, 2022, so get that date marked on your calendar if you’ve been a fan of Platinum Game’s work in the past.

The game is currently running a Closed Beta across various platforms in order, however, the deadline to take part expired in July 2021.

Babylon's Fall combat
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Combat in Babylon’s Fall is reminiscent of Final Fantasy XIV and Bayonetta.

Platforms

Presently, Babylon’s Fall is set to debut on Microsoft Windows, PS5, and PS4.

There’s been no word on if the game will be coming to Xbox Series X|S. However, as the game isn’t a Sony property, there’s always a chance.

Babylon's Fall characters picture
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Some character models reminded us of Demon’s Souls.

Gameplay details

From the trailers and details that have come to light during Closed Beta, Babylon’s Fall resembles other Square Enix games, especially Final Fantasy XIV. Although it’s important to point out that Babylon’s Fall is not an MMO.

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The gameplay also resembles the Nier series, Bayonetta, and other titles developed by Platinum Games. The game also channels Demon’s Souls at times, especially with some of its character and location design.

Babylon’s Fall trailer

You can check out the original trailer below:

The second Babylon’s Fall trailer, released at E3, 2021 provided even more details:

Live broadcast

As originally reported by 4Gamer, Square Enix will be hosting a Babylon’s Fall live broadcast on January 5, 2022. The broadcast will start at 4am PT/7am ET/1pm CET/ and 12pm GMT.

It’s believed that the broadcast will show off some new features and gameplay and will feature a message from game director Kenji Saito. The broadcast will be in Japanese, however, it’s likely to include subtitles for western viewers.

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The Babylon’s Fall broadcast will also premiere a new trailer.


We look forward to learning more about Babylon’s Fall in time and will update this as we learn more details. Until then, though, be sure to check out some of our other release hubs:

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