The previously announced Demo Edition of Scarlet Nexus is now available on Xbox Series X | S, Xbox One, Playstation 5 and Playstation 4 platforms. The game itself will be launching on 24 June 2021 on aforementioned platforms, and 25 June 2021 on PC via Steam in Southeast Asia. You can preorder the game here.
Yuito fights with close-ranged attacks with swords. In the demo, players can borrow powers from their team members, Hanabi, Luka, Tsugumi and Gemma. With that, they can use Pyrokinesis, Teleportation, Clairvoyance and Sclerokinesis accordingly.
Kasane specializes in mid-ranged attacks with flying knives.In the demo, players can borrow powers from their team members, Shiden, Arashi, Kagero and Kyoka. With that, they can use Electrokinesis, Hypervelocity, Invisibility and Duplication accordingly.
Demo Edition Play Bonuses
For players who have created save data for the Demo Edition, the following cosmetic attachments and useful wearable plug-ins will be obtainable when they play the full game. These attachments and plug-ins will also be obtainable in the full game.
Yuito Story Bonus
“Bunny Ear Mask (Head) [White]”
■ Plug-in: “Forcefield: Mk II”
Increases defense for the character who equipped this plug-in.
Kasane Story Bonus
“OSF Standard Issue Pack [Black]”
■ Plug-in: “Power Enhance: Mk II”
Increases attack for the character who equipped this plug-in.
― Support from your allies
Other than directly borrowing and using your allies’ powers, you will also be able to receive other kinds of support from them through SAS.
Your allies sometimes gives you a sign and if you input the command in time, you can trigger this attack. A strong blow to the enemies will be activated.
As your bond with your allies deepen, you will be able to borrow their powers and perform an attack by consuming your SAS gauge.
Their will be a certain possibility where an attack is guarded by your allies.
SYSTEM: BRAIN MAP
― About Brain Map
You can allocate Brain Points that is received through levelling up, to your liking and
expand your skills and powers Apart from improving the protagonist’s parameters, you can also enable new action items. Feel free to expand your brain map to suit your own play style.
SYSTEM: Party Organization
You can let 2 characters accompany you at any point in time (during battles or exploration). This extends the SAS active durations for their specific powers and also speeds up the replenishment of their SAS gauge . The bond values with them will also increase. You can reorganize your party anytime through the game menu, according to the situation.
Equip weapons and plug ins to strengthen your powers and use them to your advantages in battles.
Characters have their personal weapon categories and players could choose and purchase to their likings. The appearance also changes. As you progress through the story, more powerful weapons become available for use.
Equipment that strengthens the character’s parameters. Various effects are activated, such as improved physical strength / powers. Choose the plug ins that best suit your play style.
Customize the appearances of the protagonist and party characters.
Change your characters’ costume anytime from the game menu. You can change them individually for all your team members.
A large variety of attachments can be equipped by each character and visually enjoyed.
If you haven’t seen our thoughts on the game, we had the change to play through a preview here. Otherwise, now that it’s available, just dive right in to the Scarlet Nexus demo.