After leaking earlier, it is confirmed now that Castlevania is finally making its return to the PlayStation platform.
Konami has announced today that PS4 will get a Castlevania Requiem collection featuring Symphony of the Night and Rondo of Blood. Both of these games are simple ports with enhanced features like 1080p and 4k upscaling support in addition to the ability to select a background.
The official trailer can be viewed below. It also confirms the release date which is October 26th while the launch price is going to be $19.99 for the collection on the PlayStation Store.
Here is what is included in this collection, as detailed in the official press release by Konami.
Arriving the same day as the Season 2 release of the Netflix original, Castlevania, fans of the show will have an introduction to the acclaimed franchise that inspired the animated series. Fans of the game will relive the timeless classics like never before thanks to KONAMI’s partnership with SIE Worldwide Studios to create these high-quality ports. Castlevania: Rondo of Blood and its sequel, Castlevania Symphony of the Night, will be updated with modern game elements such as earning Trophies while keeping the fidelity of the musical score, boss battles and all the side-scrolling action that makes the Castlevania franchise an esteemed classic.
It confirms that the port was done in partnership with Sony. The trailer reveals that this might be based on the PSP version of the Castlevania collection, but it is still early to reach a final verdict on it.