Spirit of the North heads to PC and Switch, Spring 2020

Spirit of the North

Merge Games have announced Spirit of the North will be coming to Windows PC, and Nintendo Switch.

The 3rd-person adventure game has you control a red fox getting caught up with the guardian of the Northern Lights (a female spirit fox). Explore, solve puzzles, and find out what drove the world to ruin. Developed by Infuse Studio, it originally launched on PlayStation 4 in 2019.

Spirit of the North is also inspired in part by Nordic lore, and its environments are inspired by the landscapes of Iceland.

You can view the announcement trailer below:

You can find the full run-down (via Steam) below:

Spirit of the North is a single-player 3rd-person adventure game inspired by the breathtaking and mysterious landscapes of Iceland. The story takes root from various pieces of Nordic folklore.

‘[…] a journey well worth taking’ – TechRaptor

Players must breathe in their surroundings to solve various puzzles and speculate the meaning of a lost ancient civilization.

Play as an ordinary red fox whose story becomes entwined with the guardian of the Northern Lights, a female spirit fox. As you journey over the mountains and under red-stained skies, you’ll discover more about your companion and land left in ruin.

‘touching & memorable’ – GamingBolt

If you enjoyed the following games, you’ll love Spirit of the North:
– Lost Ember
– RiME
– Journey

Spirit of the North is available now on PlayStation 4, and launches Spring 2020 for Windows PC (via Steam), and Nintendo Switch.

Image: Steam

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Ryan Pearson


Taking his first steps onto Route 1 and never stopping, Ryan has had a love of RPGs since a young age. Now he's learning to appreciate a wider pallet of genres and challenges.

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