Ghostrunner 2 Release Date, Platforms, Gameplay, and More

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Ghostrunner 2 Release Date, Platforms, Gameplay, and More

Ghostrunner 2 is the direct sequel to the first adrenaline-pumping action Ghostrunner released in 2020. This second chapter, like its predecessor, is also developed by One More Level and published by 505 Games. This new installation in the series retraces the key points of the first chapter, improving them and adding new features that will certainly be welcomed by both novices and veterans.

There are still a few unexplored topics, particularly in relation to the game plot, even though the formal debut of the game is only around the corner. This is undoubtedly a choice made on purpose by the developers to avoid giving away too much information to the players before they can actually play the game. Due to this, we have made the decision to write this essay in which we include all the knowledge we currently have in order to be able to provide you with a more comprehensive understanding of what Ghostrunner 2 is.


Ghostrunner 2 release date

The release date for Ghostrunner 2 is among the first details to be aware of and undoubtedly among the most looked-for. For those who are unaware, the game developed by One More Level and 505 Games will be offered beginning October 26, 2023, on the international market. As a result of the busy month we are having—which you can also see for yourself thanks to this article in which we have listed all the releases for the month of October—the game comes out during a time when many releases, both of the most significant and of independent games, are happening. It is therefore likely that you missed its launch date.

Ghostrunner 2 platforms

Ghostrunner 2 will be available to all players on PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S. Unfortunately, owners of the old consoles, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, who have not yet made the transition to their respective next-gen consoles, will not be able to enjoy the game. The developers, in fact, have not taken into consideration the development of old-gen versions for their new adrenaline-filled action game, so as not to be forced to compromise to make the game run better on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One as well.

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Ghostrunner 2 editions

Ghostrunner 2 is available for purchase in three different versions: Standard, Deluxe, and Brutal. Below, there are all the details about each of them.

Standard – 39,99$

  • Base game
  • Red Eye Dragon traditional sword and hand skin
  • Golden traditional sword and hand skin

Deluxe – 49,99$

  • Base game
  • Red Eye Dragon traditional sword and hand skin
  • Golden traditional sword and hand skin
  • Modern energy sword and hand skin
  • Ahriman's katana sword and hand skin
  • Molten blade sword and hand skin
  • Gothic blue sword and hand skin
  • Hand hologram with gamertag

Brutal – 69,99$

  • Base game
  • Red Eye Dragon traditional sword and hand skin
  • Golden traditional sword and hand skin
  • Modern energy sword and hand skin
  • Ahriman's katana sword and hand skin
  • Molten blade sword and hand skin
  • Gothic blue sword and hand skin
  • Hand hologram with gamertag
  • Aqua animated sword and hand skin
  • Design 24A motorcycle skin
  • Season pass (1 new game mode and 4 cosmetic packs)

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Ghostrunner 2 demo

The developers, before the actual launch of the game, gave everyone who wanted the opportunity to try the game thanks to the release of a demo, before being able to proceed with a possible purchase. If you're not sure whether Ghostrunner 2 is the right title for you because you haven't played the first chapter, because you want to test the new game mechanics, or simply because you want to get a taste of what the final game will be, playing the demo is definitely a great way to do it.

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Ghostrunner 2 story

Ghostrunner 2 takes place a year after the events of the first game, Ghostrunner. Adventure through a post-apocalyptic cyberpunk future set after the fall of the Keymaster, a tyrant who ruled over Dharma Tower, humanity's only shelter. Jack is returning to confront the dangerous AI cult that has gathered outside Dharma Tower and decide humanity's future.

For the moment there are no other details on the game plot. However, it could be a choice by the developers themselves not to reveal too many details before the official launch of the game, so as not to give players too many in-depth details on the plot of Ghostrunner 2 but to let them discover by playing.

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Ghostrunner 2 gameplay

Ghostrunner 2 is a first-person game, just like its predecessor. The game combines parkour and platforming as players grapple, dodge, slide, wall-run, and dash towards opponents in an effort to one-hit kill them. To better assess threats, you can also slow time and deflect enemy shots back at them. Almost everything is destroyed in a single blow, even you, therefore it's important to be mobile and aware of your surroundings.

The good news is that Ghostrunner 2 also provides more choices for defense. A fantastic way to get rid of cybernetic shinobis is to timing the block button correctly so that you can counter and then execute an adversary. It is also possible to air dash many times, giving you more options for evading capture or drawing closer to potential enemies.

The motorcycle is arguably the most notable new addition to the game. You are in charge of the boost, which has a meter, and its acceleration and side-to-side movement. Knowing when to accelerate and decelerate as you maneuver around tight turns, take off ramps, and dodge laser nets is important. In conclusion, we can say that the general gameplay loop of Ghostrunner 2 is accentuated by the intense tension and twitchiness.

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Ghostrunner 2 Release Date, Platforms, Gameplay, and More
Diana D'Estefano
Diana has been a huge fan of video games since she was a child. She started her "career" with Nintendo and then moved on to other platforms as well. She is a computer engineering student. She is passionate about everything related to the gaming industry and writes for various websites in the sector. Although she is a big fan of horror games, she plays almost all genres fearlessly.