New Code Vein screens show off online multiplayer, new characters

Our friends at Bandai Namco today dropped off several new screens of Code Vein, their stylish action RPG slated for a console and PC release sometime this year.

The new assets show off some of the online multiplayer action along with a pair of new characters: Cruz and Karen.

Check ’em out below, and read on for more game details.

Code Vein screens:

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. today released new screenshots for its upcoming action RPG title, CODE VEIN, available this year for PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, and PC via STEAM. The new screens show off a first look at the game?s online multiplayer mode as well as two new characters; Cruz and Karen.

CODE VEIN gives players the chance to answer requests for help from other Revenants finding difficulty battling against the Lost. Explore and defeat the enemies lurking through each dungeon with your A.I. companion and another human player to get through difficult areas of the game. Players can communicate through a combination of gestures, stamps and voice commands for added communication and teamwork.

Two new characters have been announced for CODE VEIN; Karen and Cruz. Karen is the older sister of Louis who passed away but was revived as a Revenant. Her job is to take care of and support Revenants in battle. Cruz has withstood horrific experiments in an attempt to save mankind. However, under the intense pressure of an unsuccessful experiment, she became a destructive force within the world of CODE VEIN.