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Wuxia-Inspired Where Winds Meet Coming to PS5

Where Winds Meet Artwork of a serious man shielding a baby against a storm.

Everstone Studio and publisher NetEase Games have announced that their upcoming open-world action RPG Where Winds Meet will be coming to PlayStation 5, though no release date has been given. The announcement came via today’s State of Play presentation, bringing stylish Wuxia-inspired gameplay to players in a new trailer. Check it out below!

WhereĀ WindsĀ Meet – AnnounceĀ Trailer

Where Winds Meet anchors its gameplay in its combat, showcasing frenetic and stylish conflict between mounted combatants, giant fish, and more. From the trailer above, it seems intent on giving players a wide suite of moves and countermoves from Chinese martial arts traditions fused with the fantastical bombast of Wuxia.

Set in China during the Ten Kingdoms and Five Dynasties era, Where Winds Meet will put players in the shoes of a young sword master seeking to answer the mystery of their lost identity. Players can explore a sprawling open-world landscape rife with political strife, war, mysteries, and battle. Check out an overview of the game below:

LET THE WIND CARRY YOUR LEGEND IN ANCIENT CHINA BESET BY CONFLICT
Explore the breathtaking vastness of ancient China during a tumultuous era, where political intrigue, power struggles, and epic battles shape the course of history.

Amidst the chaos engulfing ancient dynasties, weave your own story as you unravel the mysteries surrounding your own birth and fated destiny in a world brimming with cultural richness and prosperity, where heroes rise and legends are born.

Engage in various powerful ancient combat techniques using your fists, sword, spear, bow and spirit to overcome your foes. Embrace your destiny and forge your own path in a legendary tale of your making!

AN OPEN WORLD OF INFINITE ACTIVITIES IN AN ERA OF ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES
Embark on a one-of-a-kind adventure taking you from the tranquil countryside surrounded by majestic wilderness to lively cities flanked by mysterious caves and treacherous canyons.

Dive into an immersive world featuring interconnected nature and society with realistic weather conditions, real consequences from natural disasters and human conflicts.

Uncover thousands of points of interests, discover over 20 distinct regions, Interact with diverse characters and engage with numerous authentic activities in a world that teems with life. Play traditionnal Chinese ancient instruments, solve puzzles from enigmatic cats and so much more!

DEEP RPG MECHANICS TO SHAPE YOUR DESTINY THE WAY YOU WANT IT
Create and customize your character and their progression using a unique eastern combat system inspired by Wuxia (Martial Arts & Chivalry tales originating in China) with multiple familiar and exotic weapons and skills to unlock and upgrade.

Face your opponents directly in close-quarters combat, wielding weapons like Spear, Sword, Dual Blades, Glaive, Umbrella and Fan. Hone your skills and progress through your adventure, unlocking unique skills such as Acupuncture Hitting, Lion’s Roar and Tai Chi. Harness the lethal precision of a bow and arrow to take down enemies from afar. Even better, utilize stealth and deception tactics to disorient your foes in strategic ambushes.

What’s more, you get to choose how you want to impact the world and its characters and they will in turn react to you in ways that reflect these choices. Help them rebuild their houses, heal their wounds or fight their enemies for them. In Where Winds Meet, you choose who you are, how you fight and what you do to write a tale of your own, through and through.

A MODERN APPROACH TO YOUR ANCIENT SAGA, PLAY SOLO OR MULTIPLAYER & ENJOY ON-GOING CONTENT
You can journey to the east as a lone sword master and enjoy 100+ hours of rich narrative driven exploration of a lush and exotic world filled with exciting adventures.

If you’re looking for some company though, you’re in luck. Where Winds Meet lets you play with up to 4 friends to venture into the world and write your legend along with them.

Additionally, for those who are looking for fearsome adversaries to reach an even greater glory, they can also look forward to PvP battles that will go down in the history books if they so choose to wage them.

Where Winds Meet Artwork

Where Winds Meet was originally announced for PC at Gamescom 2022. With it now coming to console, I’m deeply curious to see if it will find a wider audience upon release. Interested players can currently wishlist it for PlayStation 5.

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Trent Argirov

Trent Argirov

Trent is a news editor for RPGFan. If not writing news or lending a voice to the odd podcast, he can be seen, in the Australian wild, drinking copious amounts of iced coffee, working on various manuscripts, and keeping the occasional wandering cat company. His video game backlog stretches far and wide, and sources swear he's slowly working on it, one day at a time.

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