SEOUL, South Korea — June 8, 2023 — NEOWIZ, a global game developer and publisher, is excited to announce that its much anticipated souls-like, Lies of P will release on Sept. 19 on PlayStation®4, PlayStation®5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam. To celebrate, NEOWIZ debuted a new gameplay trailer at Summer Game Fest and released a public demo via PC and console. Excited fans can also pre-order the game starting today on storefronts for both standard and deluxe editions.
Pre-Order and Product Details
Pre-orders for the digital standard edition come with the “Mischievous Puppet’s Set” outfit, while the deluxe edition adds the “Great Venigni’s Set” outfit, a unique mask, and grants players access to the game three days early! The physical version is presented in an exclusive SteelBook® tome-inspired collector’s box alongside a 92-page artbook. Bonus digital items include the original soundtrack and “The Great Venigni's Set” outfit and a unique mask to be worn to the festival. A physical standard edition is also available.
Lies of P Physical and Digital Editions
The exciting new demo gives players early access to the first two chapters of Lies of P, including challenging boss encounters, introductions to key characters, and unique areas to explore. The demo features hours of gameplay, and allows players to freely explore the game’s primary hub area – the Hotel Krat. The demo offers an introductory look at Lies of P, but only scratches the surface of the game’s full content fans can look forward to at launch.
“We’re beyond excited to announce that Lies of P will launch September 19th on console and PC and that fans everywhere can play the demo now,” said Jiwon Choi, Lies of P Project Director. “We hope the experience delivers on our creative approach to the Souls-like genre and interpretation of the Pinocchio lore– and looking forward to seeing the response from our incredible community.”
Lies of P Launch Date Trailer
A Dark Fairytale, Retold— The timeless tale of Pinocchio has been reimagined with dark and striking visuals. Play as P, a puppet who must fight his way through the fallen city of Krat on his unrelenting journey to find Geppetto and finally become human.
Captivating Visuals— Inspired by the Belle Époque Era in late 19th Century/early 20th Century Europe, the city of Krat is the epitome of a collapsed city bereft of prosperity, filled with beauty and horror in equal measure.
'Lying' Quests and Multiple Endings— Experience interconnected procedural quests that play out depending on how you lie and affect how the story ends.
Precise Gameplay— Face many unique combat encounters using a focused, rewarding melee Souls-like combat system and master P’s arsenal of weapons and abilities to overcome the toughest challenges.
Weapon Assemble System— Combine weapons in a multitude of ways to create something new altogether. Research to find the best combinations and make something truly special.
“P-Organ” Skill System— Playing as a living puppet has it’s perks. Change parts of P’s body to acquire new skills and gain an edge in battle. Not all of the enhancements are for fighting though, and some can provide other unique and useful features to help P on his journey.
About Lies of P
Inspired by the familiar story of Pinocchio, Lies of P is an action Souls-like game set in the dark, Belle Époque-inspired city of Krat. Once a beautiful city, Krat has become a living nightmare as deadly puppets run amok and a plague sweeps the land. Play as P, a puppet who must fight his way through the city on his unrelenting journey to find Geppetto and finally become human. Lies of P presents an elegant world filled with tension, deep combat and character customization systems, and a gripping story with interesting narrative choices where the more lies told, the more human P becomes. Just remember: in a world filled with lies, no one can be trusted…
NEOWIZ will launch Lies of P on Sept. 19, 2023. The standard and deluxe editions are available for pre-order for $59.99 and $69.99 respectively, in digital or physical format on PlayStation®4, PlayStation®5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam and participating retailers. This game is rated “M” for Mature by the ESRB, PEGI 16, and USK 16.
Fans interested in learning more can follow the game on Twitter, Facebook, and Steam, or join the community on the official Discord server.
Established in 1997, NEOWIZ, Inc (KOSDAQ:095660) is a pioneer in social platforms and online games. As one of the leading game companies in Korea, the company has successfully published a wide variety of PC and mobile games since 2003. In recent years, the company has developed and published several wildly successful titles including; Brave Nine, Skul: The Hero Slayer, Lies of P, and DJMAX RESPECT V.