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Lies of P release date, story, gameplay

If you're looking for the Lies of P release date to see when you can play the Souls-like game, here's everything we know about the release, story and gameplay.

Lies of P Release Date: Pinnochio can be seen

When is the Lies of P release date? Do you like Dark Souls, Bloodborne, and Elden Ring? What if we told you about a game that takes the gameplay from those FromSoftware classics but is set in a twisted gothic world full of mechanical beings? What’s more, it’s also based on Pinocchio of all things and the Lies of P release date is soon.

Lies of P is a horrific retelling of the Pinocchio story and draws inspiration from everyone’s beloved Souls series. The Lies of P release date can’t come fast enough for us, which is why we’ve put together this guide. Below, we’ve detailed everything we know right now as well as our own thoughts on the game from our review.

Lies of P release date

The Lies of P release date is Tuesday, September 19, 2023, at midnight in your region, on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC, and Game Pass as announced during Summer Game Fest 2023. If you buy the Deluxe Edition, you can start playing from September 16, 2023, at midnight in your region.

With the Lies of P release date on the horizon, we already have an idea of the Lies of P length. Now, you can plan ahead for this unique souls-like, especially with several other large RPG games on the way that will be fighting for your time.

You can watch the latest trailer below, alongside the announcement of a Lies of P demo to play:

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Lies of P story

In Lies of P, you play a mechanical version of Pinocchio. You awaken in a Bloodborne-esque gothic city with a note pinned to your clothes that tells you to find Geppetto.

The city of Krat is full of twisted creatures and enemies in a dark retelling of the story of Pinocchio, where your overall goal is to leave behind your mechanical roots and become human. This plays a key role in the story, as you are locked off from areas if you decide not to lie, sticking to your puppet roots.

Lies of P gameplay

Lies of P gameplay has been shown off a ton since the game was first announced. Back in 2022, we saw our first proper look at the game, which you can see below.

That gameplay trailer made it evident that Pinocchio will be able to use several different weapon types as he fights his way through the overrun city of Krat. We see P wielding everything from shovels to flaming swords, claymores, and even a cannon built into his arm. No doubt there’ll be many fun builds to experiment with. You can even finder a deeper dive into the weapons here:

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Our review for Lies of P goes into detail on some of the mechanics, like being able to break weapons and the narrative choices you will have to make, as we mentioned above. Overall, the game is a fantastic soulslike and our reviewer Jason Rodriguez said in our review “Lies of P borrows heavily from a tried-and-tested formula indicative of the soulslike genre, but it still has combat mechanics and secrets that set it apart from the rest of the pack. Despite difficulty spikes and some muddied story beats, it is an excellent soulslike worth checking out that isn’t completely reliant on ideas from other places.”

You can read our full Lies of P review here.

That’s everything we know about the Lies of P release date, story, and gameplay. We can’t wait for this one to join the already amazing list of Xbox Game Pass games. While we wait, why not check out the best RPG games you can play right now?