Mortal Shell close up screenshot of a duel

[Update]: Dark Souls inspired Mortal Shell has added a bunch of new cosmetics and death metal boss music.

The upcoming Mortal Shell is a Dark Souls inspired action RPG with a focus strategic and fairly punishing combat. Unsurprisingly, this also means that you'll be spending a lot of your time exploring a massive and decaying world in search of answers, fighting off an assortment of malformed enemies, and as is tradition, dying over and over again until you master each encounter.

If all of that sounds like it's right up your alley, you might be glad to hear that you won't have to wait all that long to give it a try. According to the newest developer update, Mortal Shell will be launching this August 18th for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4!

When it comes to the PC version, Mortal Shell will be exclusive to the Epic Games Store for a limited time. The exact length of the exclusivity period is still unknown, but you can expect Mortal Shell to also make its way to Steam at some point in 2021.

As for what exactly Mortal Shell has to offer on the gameplay and story front, that you can uncover through the recently posted trailer. Have a gander, it's a rather interesting one:

To learn a little bit more about Mortal Shell, as well as keep an eye on its upcoming launch, you should head on over to the official website.