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Concrete Genie release date set for October, special edition revealed

What you need to know

  • Concrete Genie is an upcoming game from one of Sony's smaller studios, Pixelopus.
  • The game is set to arrive on the PlayStation 4 on October 8, 2019.
  • There's a Digital Deluxe edition with some extra goodies for fans.
  • You can soon preorder Concrete Genie for $29.99 USD, while the Digital Deluxe edition is $39.99 USD.

If you've been waiting for news on Concrete Genie, then we've got great news! The release date has been announced and the game is set to arrive on PlayStation 4 on October 8, 2019. The game will cost $29.99 USD. There's also a special Digital Deluxe edition coming for $39.99 USD, featuring some special extras. You can take a look at the Digital Deluxe edition below:

There's no physical Deluxe edition, so if any of these extras are appealing, you'll need to go digital for this game. For those eager for another look at the game, there's a new trailer for you to check out:

Concrete Genie is also compatible with PlayStation VR, featuring two special PlayStation VR-specific modes: VR Experience Mode and VR Free Paint Mode. These modes allow you to "see your art from a new perspective" and paint using two Move controllers respectively. PlayStation VR owners will certainly get more out of this game. According to PlayStation Blog, physical and digital preorders will be opening soon and we'll be sure to update this article when those links go live.

Update - preorders are now live

Concrete Genie is the second game from smaller studio Pixelopus, one of the more recent additions to Sony Worldwide Studios. Concrete Genie seems a fair bit more ambitious compared to Pixelopus' first game, Entwined.

Samuel Tolbert is a freelance writer covering gaming news, previews, reviews, interviews and different aspects of the gaming industry, specifically focusing on PlayStation on Android Central. You can find him on Twitter @SamuelTolbert