Crystal Dynamics’ 1999 action-adventure Legacy Of Kain: Soul Reaver has been pulled from sale on Steam, as writer Sq. Enix prepares “vital updates” for the sport.
VGC experiences that, whereas the sport nonetheless stays on sale through GOG, Soul Reaver is now not that can be purchased on Steam. The sport’s itemizing now includes a notification, studying: “Sq. Enix has briefly eliminated this title from sale to work on some vital updates. Please examine again quickly!”
It is potential that Sq. Enix is engaged on updates to make the sport extra playable on newer methods. That is not too shocking for older PC video games, however they do not are usually faraway from sale within the course of. PC Gamer has reached out to Sq. Enix for remark.
Crystal Dynamics could also be greatest recognized for its current Tomb Raider reboot collection. However again within the late 90s, the studio’s Legacy Of Kain video games competed straight with Lara Croft. Soul Reaver was even directed by Amy Hennig, who would go on to go up the Uncharted collection.
“Soul Reaver feels much less like an previous Tomb Raider rival and extra like a lacking hyperlink to Darkish Souls, a discarded concept which has since been resurrected into a more recent, and much meaner kind,” stated Rick Lane, returning to the sport in 2018. “Soul Reaver was one of many final nice video games of the twentieth century, and though the Legacy of Kain has been all however forgotten now, its spirit lives on in different our bodies.”
Only a disgrace that, for now, there’s one much less place to purchase the platforming traditional.