Bloodborne Kart’s Release Delayed as Developers Strive to Ditch FromSoftware Branding, Confirms Sony
The anticipated release of Bloodborne Kart, initially thought to be an April Fools’ joke, has been postponed to remove all connections to the FromSoftware action-RPG, following a directive from Sony, the owners of PlayStation.
Lilith “Bunlith” Walter, a key figure associated with the game, took to Twitter to unveil three secrets behind the delay of Bloodborne Kart.
1. No Release Date Yet for Bloodborne Kart:
Bloodborne Kart: Despite the eager anticipation, developers have not disclosed a release date for Bloodborne Kart. In a statement on their social media, the developers explained, “Long story short, we need to eliminate the branding previously associated with Bloodborne Kart. We are committed to doing this, but…” This statement leaves the release date hanging, as the initial plan for a January 31st launch remains uncertain, as per Lilith’s tweet.
2. Additional Development Time Required:
Sony has been informed that developers need more time to erase all references to FromSoftware from Bloodborne Kart. The developers expressed, “We are committed to this process, but it necessitates a brief delay.” As gamers anxiously await the game, time becomes a crucial factor, making the delay inevitable.
3. Desire for Full Creative Control of Bloodborne Kart:
Lilith ‘Bunlith’ Walter conveyed her expectations for Bloodborne Kart, emphasizing that the game will be truly worth playing after eliminating the unofficial FromSoftware branding. Originally slated for a January 31st, 2024 release, the game promises 12 kart racers, 16 maps, a comprehensive player campaign mode, local screen multiplayer, a battle mode, and epic boss fights against Bloodborne enemies.
It was, released in 2015, is an action role-playing game by FromSoftware and Sony for PlayStation 4. Set in the Gothic city of Yharnam, plagued by a transformative blood-borne disease, players control a Hunter on a quest to uncover the source. The third-person game emphasizes strategic combat, exploration, and interaction with NPCs.
Developed under the title Project Beast, it drew inspiration from Lovecraft and Stoker, and real-world architecture. Praised for its challenging gameplay, atmosphere, and design, it received critical acclaim. The expansion, The Old Hunters, added content in 2015. By February 2022, it sold 7.46 million units, earning acclaim as a masterpiece.