Today, Sony has announced that their upcoming game Beyond: Two Souls will be released on October 8th in North America (with details on additional territories still to come). The news puts to rest speculation about the game’s release day. Sony also announced that Spider-Man actor Willem Dafoe will join the game’s cast.
According to Sony, Dafoe will play Nathan Dawkins, “an enigmatic scientist working for a top-secret government division studying paranormal activity. His professional curiosity in Jodie, driven by personal tragedy, is a central theme in Beyond: Two Souls.”
Beyond: Two Souls was first revealed at E3 and follows the story of Jodie (played by Ellen Page), a girl who is traveling the world with her ghost buddy Aiden. The game comes from Quantic Dream, the developer behind the award winning Heavy Rain.