The Seven Deadly Sins is a manga series that has been a famous property since its release in 2014. The show has been a specific standout on Netflix, being one of the most searched anime on the service. With a series as famous as this, it's no surprise there would be an assortment of video game adaptations of the source material. Some of these are straight retellings ofThe Seven Deadly Sins anime, such as with Bandai Namco's The Seven Deadly Sins: Knights of Britannia on the PS4, while others are similar as versatile game The Seven Deadly Sins: Grand Cross.
Another game based on The Seven Deadly Sins has been uncovered by Korean game studio Netmarble, who are also the developers of the aforementioned Grand Cross. Known as The Seven Deadly Sins Origin, it will be a sequel to Netmarble's versatile title, where instead of it being restricted to a turn-based RPG, it will be extended to a huge overworld that players can investigate, as well as another protagonist.
The game will highlight an open-world that features various playable characters from the manga and anime, including some of the main characters from The Seven Deadly Sins. The trailer features playable versions of Meliodas, Merlin, Diane, and Elizabeth. Similar as other open-world games like Genshin Impact or Breath of the Wild, the environments are shifted and very beautiful, matching its anime esthetic. This should be visible as Meliodas runs through a field while its raining, or dives submerged to find stowed away treasure.
Members of The Seven Deadly Sins should be visible assisting either in battle or the overworld. For instance, Merlin can cast dim spells to help avert enemies, or Meliodas can summon Diane to make a point of support to assist him with reaching new heights. Other gameplay mechanics such as a stamina meter while clinging to a stone face or gliding can also be seen in the trailer.
With this game being a sequel to The Seven Deadly Sins: Grand Cross, Netmarble is describing this game to have an original story that continues to grow the multiverse of the franchise. This includes introducing another protagonist, Tristan, as he explores the continent of Britannia that has been distorted by existence. The Seven Deadly Sins Origin also seems to be intensely focused on the elements of exploration and action, as seen with the characters' versatility options to traverse the world.