Meridiem Games has announced the release date for the forthcoming The Crown of Wu. PC, Xbox and PlayStation digital releases, as well as the previously revealed The Crown of Wu PlayStation 5 exclusive edition, will be released on 24th March, 2023.

Developed by Red Mountain, this third-person action-adventure game is inspired by Journey to the West, a classic Chinese novel about the Monkey King, Sun Wukong.

Wu, a half-monkey, half-human, was once the emperor’s herald. However, he began to behave in a chaotic manner. A crown that gave him extraordinary powers also had a downside, is as if wearing it corrupted his heart. Eventually, his crimes and atrocities led him to be captured and condemned to a harsh punishment; being frozen in bio-static solution.

After dozens of years spent almost conscious yet immobile, Wu managed to free himself from his prison. However, the world has changed. He discovers a once decadent world now in ruins. Moreover, his crown has been stolen and is being for nefarious means. It is causing a vibration that will eventually lead to a gigantic explosion, and possible extinction. Wu must recover his stolen crown and help those he once punished, in order to save the world and redeem himself.

The Crown of Wu screenshot

The Crown of Wu Release Date

As stated above, the PlayStation 5 will receive a special edition of The Crown of Wu at launch. The Crown of Wu – Legend Edition will include a set of art postcards and an introduction letter from the protagonist, Wu, all packaged in a specially designed case with exclusive game artwork.

The game will also launch digitally for PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. The Crown of Wu release date will remain the same for all formats, both physical and digital. Will you be embarking on a new journey next month? Let us know in the comments below!

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