Code Vein

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Code Vein
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Developer(s)Bandai Namco Studios
Publisher(s)Bandai Namco Entertainment
Director(s)Hiroshi Yoshimura[1]
Producer(s)Keita Iizuka
Designer(s)Yuta Yamamoto[2]
Artist(s)Kurumi Kobayashi[3]
Composer(s)Go Shiina[4]
EngineUnreal Engine 4[5]
Platform(s)Microsoft Windows
PlayStation 4
Xbox One
Genre(s)Action role-playing
Mode(s)Single-player, multiplayer

Code Vein[a] is an upcoming action role-playing video game developed and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Microsoft Windows.[6] It is set in a post-apocalyptic dystopian setting with vampire themes, including "gifts" from the consumption of blood, and other supernatural abilities.


Code Vein is an action role-playing game set in an open world, post-apocalyptic dystopian environment and played from a third-person perspective. Its gameplay is inspired by the Dark Souls series of games, also published by Bandai Namco.[7][8]


The game was announced in April 2017 and was originally meant to be released in September 2018, until being delayed into 2019.[4][9][10] The game's opening sequence was created by animation studio Ufotable.[11]


  1. ^ Code Vein (Japanese: コードヴェイン, Hepburn: Kōdo Vein)


  1. ^ Donaldson, Alex. "Code Vein is more than just anime Dark Souls, explains director Hiroshi Yoshimura". VG24/7. Retrieved July 25, 2017.
  2. ^ "Code Vein gameplay video explains Blood Veil system". PlayStation Universe. September 11, 2017. Retrieved April 14, 2019.
  3. ^ "Code Vein Gets More Lovely Images by God Eater Artist Kurumi Kobayashi". DualShockers. Retrieved April 14, 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Code Vein Launches Worldwide On September 28 On PS4, Xbox One, And PC". Siliconera. June 4, 2018. Retrieved June 7, 2018.
  5. ^ "Code Vein Is Being Made With Unreal Engine 4, Developed On A Separate Line From God Eater", Siliconera, June 19, 2015, retrieved April 21, 2017
  6. ^ Peñaflorida, Rexly (April 20, 2017). "'Code Vein' Is Bandai Namco's New Title, Coming In 2018". Tom's Hardware. Retrieved May 2, 2017.
  7. ^ McWhertor, Michael (April 20, 2017). "Here's a look at Code Vein, Bandai Namco's new anime vampire action RPG". Polygon. Retrieved April 20, 2017.
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  9. ^ Romano, Sal. "Code Vein launches September 28". Gematsu. Retrieved June 5, 2018.
  10. ^ Donnelly, Joe. "Code Vein delayed to 2019". PC Gamer. Retrieved July 11, 2018.
  11. ^ "ufotable Animates Code Vein Game's Opening Cinematic". Anime News Network. December 7, 2017. Retrieved April 14, 2019.

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