Vampire: The Masquerade- Bloodlines 2 Now Being Developed By The Chinese Room

The Game Is Now Targeting A Fall 2024 Release.

Samam Hasan
Samam Hasan
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  • Originally was being developed by Hardsuit Labs
  • Was supposed to release in 2021
  • Published by Paradox Interactive

Paradox Interactive has announced Vampire: The Masquerade- Bloodlines 2 is now being developed by The Chinese Room. In a press release, the publisher said that the studio, currently under Sumo Digital, will be creating a high-quality action RPG with their avid experience in storytelling. The Chinese Room is an award-winning studio with multiple games in its portfolio including Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture and Dear Esther.

An official trailer for the game was released that showcased the story and world of the game.

A trailer that showcased how The Chinese Room was developing the game was also released.

Vampire: The Masquerade- Bloodlines 2 Finally Returns

For the first time in the series, the player will take the role of an elder vampire. The game takes place in Seattle where vampires struggle for survival and supremacy. In Bloodlines 2, the player will meet compelling characters, build complex relationships along with engaging in combat and hunting for prey. They will also be mindful of their surroundings throughout the game.

Bloodlines 2 was originally developed by Hardsuit Labs before Paradox Interactive announced that the studio wasn’t leading development on the game and losing the 2021 release date in the process. After that Paradox had been quiet for a while until now. The Chinese Room proposed to develop the game and Paradox were impressed by it.

We were immediately impressed when we saw The Chinese Room’s proposal for Bloodlines 2. They have a true passion for the source material, making them ideal partners to develop a story in the Vampire: The Masquerade setting that resonates with players

Sean Greaney, Vice President of World of Darkness at publisher Paradox Interactive

According to Ed Daly, Studio Director at The Chinese Room, Bloodlines 2 is its most ambitious title to date and is planning on creating a game that ”honors the legacy of its predecessor while bringing its gameplay to the modern era.”

Vampire: The Masquerade holds a special place in our hearts. The story world’s dark setting filled with intricate narratives built on top of modern society perfectly fits our studio’s catalog

Ed Daly, Studio Director at The Chinese Room

The gameplay for Bloodlines 2 is set to be revealed in January 2024 and a release window is set for the fall of the same year.

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A passionate writer with a strong love for video games. Samam primarily enjoys Sim Racing and RPG games in his free time and also keeps up with the latest industry news.
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