It’s official, Ninja Theory’s sequel to the critically acclaimed Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II, is set to release in 2024. The announcement was made during the Xbox Games Showcase on Sunday, sparking excitement among fans eagerly awaiting its release since it was first announced in December 2019.
As the sequel to the award-winning Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, expectations for Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II are high. The first game, launched in 2017, won widespread acclaim for its innovative gameplay, impressive graphics, and sensitive handling of the protagonist’s psychological trauma. The sequel promises to be even more immersive, with players set to delve deeper into the mind of Senua, the game’s Celtic warrior protagonist.
During the Xbox Games Showcase, Ninja Theory debuted new footage of the game running on the Xbox Series X. The footage, which showed Senua exploring a cave, has been praised for its stunning graphical detail and atmospheric tension. The exact details of what this new adventure will entail remain shrouded in mystery, but the footage gave fans a glimpse of what they can expect. The development of Hellblade II has been a primary focus for Ninja Theory since being acquired by Microsoft in 2018.