Beyond: Two Souls Launching October 8th Staring Willem Dafoe

Sony have today announced that Qunatic Dream’s widely anticipated followup to Heavy Rain, Beyond: Two Souls, will launch on October 8th in a post on the PlayStation blog.

Also confirmed today is Willem Dafoe’s (Platoon) role as government scientist Nathan Dawkins. Ellen Page (Inception) has already been revealed as the game’s protagonist, Jodie Holmes.

In the title Holmes has physic powers which allow her to communicate with an invisible entity she calls Aiden.

Anyone who pre-orders the game will receive the Special Edition including steelbook packaging, a behind the scenes video series, the game’s soundtrack, a PS3 Dynamic theme, and a PSN avatar.

Beyond: Two Souls is exclusive to PlayStation 3. You can see a video of Dafoe commenting on his involvement in the project below: