Originally announced back in 2018, today brings a new trailer for Eastward. More importantly, however, we also have a release date!
It’s been a long wait for the Eastward game, but Chucklefish’s upcoming RPG is almost here. During Nintendo’s Indie World Showcase, a new trailer for the game was shown, revealing a September 16, 2021 release date!
Set in the near-future, society is starting to collapse, and the human population is at an all-time low. A deadly toxic presence has spread across the land, destroying and devouring everything in its path. Escape the tyrannical clutches of a subterranean society and join Eastward’s unlikely duo on an exciting adventure to the land above! Discover beautiful yet bizarre settlements and make new friends as you travel across the world by rail.
Single player, dual character adventure RPG with puzzle-solving and dungeon elements
Join John and Sam in their emotional journey across a world falling to ruin
Meet a quirky cast of characters, encounter strange monsters and distant cities
Beautifully rich pixel art, created using a combination of modern 3D lighting and
retro-pixel style artwork
Soundtrack composed by Joel Corelitz (The Unfinished Swan, Gorogoa, Death Stranding, Halo Infinite), with sound design from Irish studio, Hyperduck Soundworks
Eastward launches for Steam and Nintendo Switch on September 16th.