Owlboy Physical Release for PS4 and Switch Launches on 29th May

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

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Physical indie publisher Soedesco has announced that they will be releasing a physical version of critically acclaimed indie game Owlboy at retail for both PS4 and Nintendo Switch on 29th May in both North America and Europe. Developed by Dpad Studio, the title is currently available for PC will be releasing digitally for PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch on 13th February.

Here is a description of the game via Soedesco:

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.

Features

● 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.

Additionally, Soedesco has released both ESRB and PEGI trailers for their release. You can view those below.

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