SOEDESCO and D-pad Studios have announced that Owlboy is being prepared for release on new platforms in the near future. While the exact dates have yet to be revealed, but this is big news for platforming fans.
You may have heard of Owlboy after its release on Steam nearly a year ago. It has been well received with 1800 reviews in the “Very Positive” range. Now it will be heading out for other platforms as well.
Here’s what the PR folks say about the game:
Owlboy is a story-driven platform adventure game, where players can fly and explore a brand new world in the clouds. Players will need to overcome obstacles and greater enemies, in one of the most detailed adventures of this era. Being a mute, Otus struggles living up to the expectations of owl-hood. Things spiral from bad to worse with the sudden appearance of sky pirates. What follows is a journey through monster infested ruins, with unexpected encounters, well kept secrets, and burdens no one should have to bear.
- A love letter to pixel art for a new audience, Owlboy is a story-driven action adventure, with a unique mix of flight and platforming.
- Carry anything. Recruit Otus’s friends as gunners to fight for you, each with unique abilities and stories.
- Large dungeons with big and challenging boss battles.
- An adventure 9 years in the making.