Code Vein Has Been Delayed to 2019

Bandai Namco has announced that Code Vein has been delayed to 2019. Originally, the game was set to arrive in Japan on September 27th, and in North America and Europe on September 28th.

The full message from Bandai Namco America and Asia, via Gematsu.

Throughout its pre-release promotion campaign, Code Vein has consistently garnered positive reactions from both media and consumers alike. With this knowledge in-hand, Bandai Namco Inc. has made the decision to dedicate additional time to further develop Code Vein; ensuring the final product delivers on the expectations set amongst media and fans.

—Bandai Namco Entertainment America

“Code Vein has received an enormous amount of positive feedback from eager fans who have received hands-on time with in-development versions of the game over the past nine months,” said Eric Hartness, Vice President of Marketing for Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc. “Armed with knowledge of how well the game has already been received, we made the decision to postpone the release of Code Vein to further refine its gameplay in an effort to exceed the expectations fans already have of the title. It was a difficult decision to make, but we feel it is the correct one.”

—Bandai Namco Entertainment Asia

“We are thankful to Code Vein fans for giving us a huge positive feedback on the development versions of the game for the past months, as a result of the overwhelming support from the fans, we decided to postpone the release of Code Vein to further refine the game and hope to exceed fans’ expectation.” said Rainel Tan, General Manager at Bandai Namco Entertainment Asia. “It is a difficult decision, but we hope that once the fans gets to play the final version, they will agree with us that this decision is a right one!”

Venture into the post-apocalyptic land of Code Vein and uncover its secrets. Players will be able to craft their own unique character and customize their experience by equipping numerous weapons, items, skills, and gifts to accommodate their favorite fighting style or gain a competitive advantage against impossible odds. Various A.I. controlled partners will also be on-hand to explore the interconnected world with their own specialized attributes and personalities.


Code Vein – Louis Character Trailer [UPDATE]

Code Vein released the third character trailer featuring Louis. Louis (voiced by Kaito Ishikawa) is an AI-support character to accompany your character to explore the ruined world.

Previously, Code Vein has shared character trailers for Mia Karnstein and Yakumo Shinonome. Coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, Code Vein is set to release in Japan on September 27th and worldwide on September 28th.

UPDATE: July 6, 2018 10:43am PT

Bandai Namco released Louis character trailer featuring its English voice actor.

Code Vein – Yakumo Shinonome Character Trailer [UPDATE]

Code Vein released a new character trailer for Yakumo Shinonome, an AI-support character. Kosuke Toriumi is the Japanese voice actor for Yakumo.

Code Vein previously released a character trailer for Mia Karnstein. Code Vein is coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on September 27th in Japan and worldwide on September 28th on the fore-mentioned consoles and PC.

UPDATE: JULY 4, 2018, 4:25pm PT

English character trailer for Yakumo Shinonome featuring Yakumo’s English voice actor

Code Vein – Mia Karnstein Character Trailer

Bandai Namco has released a new trailer for Code Vein that focuses on Mia Karnstein. Mia (voiced by Ai Kayano) is a buddy character that will support you in battles throughout your journey in the game.

Code Vein launches on PlayStation 4, Xbox One on September 27th in Japan, and in North America and Europe for the following two platforms and PC on September 28th.

UPDATE: Mia Karnstein character trailer with English voice-acting.

Code Vein -Memory echoes- Comic in Dengeki PlayStation July Issue

Dengeki PlayStation revealed they will feature Code Vein -Memory echoes- in the appendix of their July issue. The July issue will release on June 28th.

Code Vein -Memory echoes- is illustrated by Kotono Shiroishi. Shiroshi has been credited in Fire Emblem Echoes Comic Anthology and Final Fantasy XV Official Comic Anthology.

Code Vein -Memory echoes- summary via Dengeki

The world which collapsed, and drama of those called “vampires (revenant)” which keeps supernatural power and humanity by sucking blood can touch its charm with comics before game release.

Code Vein Dengeki cover July

Character design lead Kurumi Kobayashi posted the concept art of the game, Luis and Blood Veils “Hounds” and “Stinger” in the official Code Vein blog.

Kobayashi also added a new artwork of Mia.

Mia concept Kobayashi

Code Vein is launching on September 27 in Japan and September 28 for the West on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam.

New Code Vein Screenshots & Details on Multiplayer, Io Partner Blood Trials, and More!

Bandai Namco has released new screenshots and details on Code Vein’s multiplayer, the partner system with character Io, Blood Trials, and more.

Introduction of Io:

Io is not just a supporter in the base. When you gained enough progress, you can take her with you and use her as an partner character outside of the base.


Io can be counted as an all-rounder, who uses a halberd and Gifts to defeat the enemies and to support the player. On top of being able to use attack-type Gifts, Io can aid the player by raising your health and Her damage output is average, but she will follow the player and assist him in combat.


Io possess the Blood Veil “Ivy”. This Blood Veil is shaped like a scarf and stretches to her back. The enemy can be striked from beneath the ground.


Io has the ability to use different types of Gifts, wich goes from attacks to support:

  • Regenerator: With the boosting of the self-recovery of player and herself, she increases the recovery rate of their HP.
  • Panacea Essence: All status ailments inflicted on the playable characters will be healed.
  • Protection of Love: To heal the taken damage from the player, Io consumes her own HP significantly.
  • Lightning Thorn: Producing strong lightning bolts that blasts at the enemy in front of her.


The Co-Op Gift “Wedge of Determination” can be used when you are with your partner Mia. The blowback from enemy attacks will minimize when you trade off your Drain ability with this Co-Op Gift. This can be helpful when you are surrounded by many enemies, or when you are using a heavy weapon to deal more damage with one attack.


Introduction of the Depths:

The Depths is an unexplored land. The entrance was revealed by the exploits of the Public Order Preservation Force Cerberus, but they could not explore it due to the miasma blocking the path. A lot of danger and lost recources are said to be in this mysterious place.


“The Depths of Death” is an area under the collapsed city. Fog and an omnious air is surrounding this district and the traces of the remaining city. There are gaps in areas where you can view a few structures of the collapsed city in the distance above you.


New weapons and and Blood Veils can be obtained in the areas in the depths, which are not obtainable in on the original fields. Distress signals can be used too.


The Blood Trials

In the Blood Trials, you have to fight waves of the Lost inside the areas of the depth. It commences by touching the traces of red. After your victory against the Losts, you will acquire new upgrade materials.



You can call for a friend or another player, by sending out an distress signal. After this, you and your partner character, as well as the other player, can adventure together in a total of 3 characters. You should use it when you are unable to get past a difficult situation.

Items and Haze are dropped by an enemy during exploration. They are not only for the player who called for help, but also the other person one who received the distress signal, can obtain them too. The proficiency of the Gifts can be increased by support players. While helping the other player, your own character will get stronger.


The player character and their partner can be healed simultaneously by distributing the HP from the player who uses “Gift Heal”. Gifts, such as the reinforcement-style can be used too. Players can clear a dungeon with teamwork.


The communication between the players will work through emotion stamps and gestures. The stamps, emotions and voices can be combined, to your unique and own communication gesture. Those can be used on the field to cummunicate according to each situation.


Code Vein is coming out worlwide for Xbox One, PS4, and PC on September 28th, and a day earlier on September 27th in Japan.

via Gematsu

Code Vein E3 2018 Gameplay Demo, Character Customization, Emotes, God Eater Collab Footage And More!

Bandai Namco had a stream that shared a whole lot of information and footage for Code Vein. The developers played the E3 2018 demo, showed off emotes, a in-depth look in the character customization, homebase and the pre-order bonuses.

Additionally, it appears a Manga titled Code Vein: Memory Echoes will be coming sometime in the future. No details were shared regarding it.

Guest illustration by Taiki.









If you missed the live stream and still intend to watch it, you can view that below.

Code Vein is set to launch in Japan on September 27th on PS4, Xbox One, and in North America and Europe on September 28th on the following two platforms and PC via Steam.

Thanks Dualshockers.

Code Vein Shows Off “Ivy” Blood Veil

Bandai Namco released a new Code Vein trailer, showcasing Blood Veil “Ivy”.

Description via video.

They say the most dangerous weapon is the one you don’t see coming…Our final Blood Veil trailer features the piercing weapon, Ivy!

Code Vein has previously revealed Hounds, Stinger, and Ogre Blood Veil trailers.

Code Vein launches on September 27th in Japan on PS4 and Xbox One, and on September 28th, 2018 in North America and Europe on the following 2 platforms and PC.

Code Vein – ‘Blood Veil Hounds’ Trailer; 13 Minutes of New Gameplay Footage Released

Bandai Namco has released the third short trailer for Code Vein focusing on showing the player’s character in “Blood Veil Hound” mode.

Beware the Hounds, these terrifying Blood Veil weapons will rip apart any enemy that it sinks it’s teeth into.

Additionally, you can watch 13 minutes of new gameplay from IGN’s live E3 2018 stream that was held today.

Code Vein is set to launch in Japan on September 27th on PS4, Xbox One, and in North America and Europe on September 28th on the following two platforms and PC via Steam.



Code Vein ‘Blood Veil Stinger’ Trailer Released

Bandai Namco has shared another short new Code Vein trailer titled “Blood Veil Stinger” today. The video shows the ‘Stinger’ swinging, slashing and absorbing the blood of the player’s enemies.

Beware of the sinister Stinger! This lethal weapon will tear apart enemies and sap away their blood…

Code Vein is set to launch in Japan on September 27th on PS4, Xbox One, and in North America and Europe on September 28th on the following two platforms and PC via Steam.