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‘Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2’: See what we know about release date, plot, gameplay and more

The sequel to the 2004 cult classic game, Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2, promises a modern, immersive experience for fans. This article covers the release date, development changes and gameplay details of the highly anticipated title.

Development History

The original 2004 title faced development issues and was released in an unfinished state. Despite initial failure, it gained popularity over time, with an unofficial patch being the preferred way to play.

Release Date Uncertainty

Originally set for March 2020, the sequel faced delays, now scheduled for Fall 2024. The developers, aiming for a polished release, changed studios, with The Chinese Room taking over from Hardsuit Labs in 2021.

Plot Overview

Set in modern Seattle, Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 follows Phyre, an awakened elder vampire with altered memories. Guided by a mysterious voice named Fabien, Phyre unravels the secrets of her past while navigating the intricacies of vampire society.

Gameplay Insights

The RPG incorporates action and stealth elements, offering a first-person perspective. Players can choose clans, determining powers and gameplay styles. The world’s openness and dialogue intensity remain unclear, with trailers focusing on specific gameplay aspects.

Clan Ventrue Inclusion

Though not featured in its own trailer, Clan Ventrue is playable, providing players with mind-control options for their character, Phyre.

Pre-Order Status

Pre-orders for Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 are currently halted. Four editions were planned for PC, Xbox, and PlayStation platforms, but only generic pre-order links are available on third-party sites until the official release date announcement.


When is the release date for Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2?
Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 is scheduled to launch in Fall 2024. Although a specific date is pending, it is anticipated to be announced soon.

Can I pre-order Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 currently?
Pre-orders are currently suspended, but previously available for PC, Xbox, and PlayStation. Third-party sites have generic links, but official pre-order options will emerge with the announcement of the release date.

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