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Shred through the brutal Metal: Hellsinger playable demo now!

Headbanging isn't mandatory, but it's recommended

If you’re anything like me, then you know that there’s no better combination than heavy metal and video games. If you agree, then boy do I have some good news for you! Funcom and The Outsiders just released a new trailer for their upcoming rhythm shooter Metal: Hellsinger.

Metal: Hellsinger public demo and release date trailer

While the game’s initial delay disappointed some eager fans, the latest trailer finally confirms the new release date. Now, players can load up to blast through Hell’s demons on September 15. However, if your trigger finger’s itch just can’t wait till then, you can also jump into the playable demo now!

The time has come, friends. We are so happy to be able to finally make the demo available to everyone, so you can feel the Metal for yourself.

Dave Goldfarb, Creative Director at The Outsiders

The demo level lets players kill to a pounding death metal beat featuring vocals by Arch Enemy’s Alissa White-Glüz. In fact, the developers add that playing the demo is the best way to understand the pulsating gameplay you can expect at launch. Additionally, the demo also offers an online leaderboard, so you can compete with players around the world for the high score. The demo is available on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S and PC via Steam.

About Metal: Hellsinger and how to pre-order

Although the game draws some heavy inspiration from Doom, it sets itself apart by encouraging players to blast enemies along to the music. Combining brutal melodic death metal with equally brutal gunplay, Metal: Hellsinger will make you want to shred through guitar solos while shredding through demons! Better yet, as you keep up with the game’s rhythm, the game rewards you with intensified chaos.

And speaking of the game’s rhythm, it wouldn’t be METAL: Hellsinger without, well, METAL. Well, for metalheads across the world, the game definitely delivers. Accompanying original instrumentals by composer duo Two Feathers, the game features collaborations with some of the most celebrated vocalists in metal.

  • Björn Strid (Soilwork)
  • Tatiana Shmayluk (Jinjer)
  • Serj Tankian (System of a Down)
  • Matt Heafy (Trivium)
  • Mikael Stanne (Dark Tranquility)
  • Dennis Lyxzén (Refused and INVSN)
  • Randy Blythe (Lamb of God)
  • Alissa White Glüz (Arch Enemy)
  • James Dorton (Black Crown Initiate)

Metal: Hellsinger is also now available for pre-order on Xbox and PlayStation. You can also wishlist it now on Steam. In addition, anyone who pre-orders the game will receive 48-hour Early Access.

Metal: Hellsinger is developed by The Outsiders and published by Funcom. It launches on September 15, 2022 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S and PC. Are you excited to stare through the Hells and blast through demons to some brutal metal music? As always, share your thoughts with us down in the comments!

Via Games Press

Sam Fronsman

A writer with a love for video games, both new and old. A collector of games, CDs and DVDs. Can sometimes be found behind a camera or playing guitar. The X-Men games for SEGA Genesis will always hold great memories.
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