EA is teaming up with Omega Force and Koei Tecmo to create Wild Hearts, a new adventure game set in fantasy feudal Japan. Here’s everything we know about it.
Headed by EA, Omega Force, and Koei Tecmo, Wild Hearts is a brand-new hunting game set in a fantasy version of Japan. It features colossal beasts, unique crafting, and co-op adventures, all rolled into a classic monster hunting experience.
With the game only recently announced and not set to release until 2023, there are a few teasers that have given us an insight into this upcoming Monster Hunter-style game. Here’s everything we know about Wild Hearts so far.
- Wild Hearts release date
- Does Wild Hearts have co-op and crossplay?
- What platforms can you play Wild Hearts on?
Wild Hearts release date
Along with the unveiling of the new hunting game, a release date was announced. Wild Hearts will be released on February 17, 2023, meaning you won’t have to wait years for the title to be available.
Wild Hearts trailers
The announcement of Wild Hearts was primarily done through a reveal trailer, while an extended gameplay reveal was showcased on October 5, 2022. You can watch the reveal trailer above.
Up next came a deeper look at the Karakuri technology in Wild Hearts, with a dedicated trailer debuting on November 17. Here we got a glimpse at various defensive traps and aggressive constructions in action.
On January 26, 2023, we got a deeper dive into one of the beasts present within Wild Hearts, otherwise known as the Golden Tempest. With that came an insight into the fighting mechanics, gameplay, and how these creatures move. You can watch it below.
Wild Hearts gameplay
Set in Azuma, Wild Hearts is a fantasy experience that closely resembled feudal Japan, just with plenty of monsters and genetically altered animals.
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The game begins after players become bearers of a life-sustaining technology and are tasked to restore balance across the region and potentially save the world.
As for the gameplay itself, you can work alone or with up to two friends to complete quests, hunt creatures, and meet up with other players throughout the world.
The new seven-minute gameplay video showcased how hunters can utilize ancient technology to take down the game’s colossal creatures, utilizing various traps to give them an edge over their monolithic foes.
Does Wild Hearts have co-op and crossplay?
Due to the multiplayer aspect of the game, it has been confirmed that Wild Hearts will have both co-op and crossplay capabilities. This allows anyone to enjoy the adventure, no matter what platform you choose to experience it on.
What platforms can you play Wild Hearts on?
Wild Hearts will be available on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC. That’s everything we currently know about EA’s Wild Hearts, but we will be updating this article whenever new information comes out so be sure to check back soon.
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