A Plague Tale: Innocence is getting a free upgrade for Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5 consoles next month on 6th July, enhancing the game to take advantage of the new console hardware with support for 4K UHD resolutions (not on Series S), 60fps and 3D audio support
This certainly lends a little credence to the rumours that a remaster of A Plague Tale: Innocence would be included with PlayStation Plus in July for PS5…
In addition to the current gen upgrade, the game will also come to the Nintendo Switch for the first time, playable via the cloud.
The announcement came during today’s Xbox Games Showcase Extended stream, which follows on from the announcement of a sequel during the Xbox & Bethesda E3 Showcase on the weekend. A Plague Tale: Requiem will release for PS5, Xbox Series X|S, PC and Switch (via Cloud Gaming) in 2022.
Developed by Asobo Studio, A Plague Tale: Innocence was a surprise hit from the middle of 2019. A stealthy action-advetnure game, it follows Amicia de Rune as she travels across a weirdly rat-infested medieval France, trying to protect her sickly brother from the Inquisition, from invading English soldiers and the seething hordes of flesh-hungry rats. Lovely…
In our review of A Plague Tale: Innocence Tuffcub wrote:
A Plague Tale: Innocence proves that feisty young women are the new heroes of single player narrative adventures, and Amicia can proudly stand alongside Aloy and Senua. Asobo Studios have knocked it out of the park with a compelling story, superb graphics, and excellent music. Loved it.
You can read the full A Plague Tale: Innocence review here.