Sony has confirmed a Beyond: Two Souls release date of October 8, 2013 in North America and October in Europe.
The platform holder has also announced that Willem Dafoe (Platoon, Spider-Man) has joined the cast of Quantic Dream's PS3 exclusive. He'll star in a supporting role alongside lead actress Ellen Page (Juno, Inception).
David Cage, Beyond's writer and director, told CVG in a new interview that he loved pairing a veteran actor in Dafoe with young actress Page, revealing that their eventual confrontations in the game's pivotal scenes "really blew me away".
Additionally, Sony's US arm said that everyone who pre-orders the game at GameStop (or EB games in Canada) will receive exclusive DLC in the form of a 30-minute playable scene. And while supplies last, everyone who pre-orders will also receive a free upgrade to the special edition of the game, which includes:
- Exclusive Steelbook Premium Packaging
- Extensive Behind The Scenes Video Features
- PS3 Dynamic Theme
- PSN Avatar Bundle
Sony's Beyond: Two souls key feature list:
- Delve into a gripping and unpredictable story with a Hollywood blockbuster cast featuring Ellen Page and Willem Dafoe.
- Create your own personal journey as your decisions and actions shape the outcome of the story.
- Take full control of Jodie as well as the mysterious entity in spectacular action and adventure sequences.
- Experience the new cutting-edge technology from Quantic Dream in what promise to be one of the best-looking games ever to be seen on PS3.