Bandai Namco Entertainment and Akira Toriyama previously announced a new project based on Sand Land with more information to be revealed in the future. At Summer Game Fest 2023, Bandai Namco Entertainment confirmed and action RPG titled Sand Land is in development at Ilca for PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam. Watch the Sand Land game announcement trailer video below:
Sand Land game story summary
Bandai Namco Entertainment’s official story summary is below:
“Dive into a desert world where both humans and demons suffer from an extreme water shortage. Play as and watch the Fiend Prince, Beelzebub, Sheriff Rao, and demon Thief set off on an adventure in search of a Legendary Spring hidden in the desert. Introducing himself as a “super evil fiend”, Beelzebub has a pure heart like a little boy but has superhuman strength and telepathic abilities. Rao, a small-town sheriff, seeks the aid of demons to save all of Sand Land from the water shortage. Thief, a wise old demon with thieving abilities also accompanies Beelzebub and Rao on their adventure. Playing as Beelzebub, players will be able to explore a vast world accompanied by his unlikely group of demons and humans. Whether roaming in various vehicles, or traveling by foot, players will encounter dangers as well as helpful characters they meet in the vast desert while uncovering SAND LAND’s many secrets. Vehicular and character combat is a big part of the action in the game. Players will have access to a variety of vehicles that they can customize and equip with loadouts to traverse the desert, overcome obstacles, and take on a diverse assortment of mighty foes.”
The Sand Land manga was released back in 2000 across multiple chapters. It was released in North America by Viz Media. Check out the official website for the Sand Land action RPG game here.
The Sand Land release date is TBC, but more information will be revealed by Bandai Namco Entertainment and Akira Toriyama in the future.