Owlboy Heads to PS4, Xbox One, and Switch on February 13, 2018 – Retail Version Confirmed

D-Pad Studio and publisher Soedesco have announced a retail version for Owlboy alongside its console release date announcement.

The game will launch across PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and the Nintendo Switch on February 13th of next year. The game’s retail version was confirmed, however platforms are currently not known. Featured above, you can view the game’s retail version announcement trailer.

Here’s a video update for the game where they announced the console version date:

Here’s a rundown on 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.

Key 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.

In case you missed it, you can find our review for Owlboy here (we highly recommend it!).

Brandon Orselli


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