Today, BANDAI NAMCO shared the opening animation for its upcoming title Scarlet Nexus for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Series S, and PC.
The Scarlet Nexus opening video contains the song ‘Dream in Drive’ by popular Japanese rock band The Oral Cigarettes. The opening video is masterfully animated by the team at SUNRISE and really gives off the vibe of the action that you’re going to be experiencing in the game.
If you haven’t been paying attention to the news around Scarlet Nexus, it is an action RPG title in which players can play the story between two characters and see how things unfold from their character’s perspective. BANDAI NAMCO has outlined the following synopsis for the title;
Scarlet Nexus is a thrilling Action-RPG featuring a unique dual protagonist storyline where players can choose to play through the game as either Yuito Sumeragi or Kasane Randall and experience the story through their eyes. Interact learn new details about each character’s squad members and finish both Yuito and Kasane’s playthrough to get the complete Scarlet Nexus storyline. Beyond the story, both characters allow for different gameplay experiences. Yuito attacks with his blade while Kasane uses kunai for wide, sweeping attacks. Both Yuito and Kasane also feature their own skill trees and will be teamed up with a wide variety of characters through their missions. Combine your squad’s powerful psychic abilities with Kasane and Yuito’s attacks to take advantage of enemy weaknesses and dominate the battle.
Scarlet Nexus is slated to release on 25 June 2021 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Series S, and PC with an anime adaptation coming sometime this coming Summer.