Gamescom has had a host of huge announcements, but a reboot of the Saints Row series is certainly one of the most exciting!
Many gamers thought that Saints Row was left in the past, with the last full entry coming back in 2013. However, an unexpected Saints Row reboot is now on the way!
Although there have been murmurings of a new game in the series recently, nothing had been confirmed until Gamescom 2021. Now, not only has Saints Row been confirmed, but we also have a trailer for the game too.
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Saints Row Reboot Release Date
Gamescom has brought new details about some of the most anticipated games in the world, including a brand-new Call of Duty Vanguard gameplay trailer.
However, an unexpected announcement at the event was a reboot of the Saints Row series.
The new game titled just Saints Row is a fresh slate for the classic series and will take it back to the slightly more grounded roots of the original. Don’t worry though, it looks like there will still be some of the wackiness the series is known for.
What’s more, Deep Silver has also announced a release date for Saints Row. It will be releasing on February 5, 2022.
Saints Row Reboot Gameplay
Additionally, there is a short gameplay trailer for Saints Row, this shows 20 seconds of gameplay including the game’s driving and shooting mechanics as well as a helicopter and quite a lot of neon lights!
Eagle-eyed players might also be able to spot some ridiculous weapons too – a trademark of the series.
Saints Row Reboot Trailer
Finally, make sure to check out the full Saints Row announcement trailer below. It gives you a perfect introduction to the reimagining of the series, alongside some important details.
This trailer revealed that the setting will be a new city in the desert of the American Southwest, Santo Ileso, and gave the first glimpse at the main characters of the game. Of course, it also showed what kind of criminal activities the characters be up to as well!
Are you excited for the Saints Row reboot? It should be the perfect game to keep you busy as the GTA 6 release date could be many years away.
Meanwhile, even if Sony wasn’t at Gamescom, we have some leaks regarding some exciting upcoming PS5 games. Bloodborne developer FromSoftware is making a new PS5-exclusive game.