A Plague Tale: Innocence Heads to PS4, Switch, and Xbox Series X|S July 6

A Plague Tale: Innocence

Focus Home Interactive have announced A Plague Tale: Innocence is coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S.

Original Story:

As 1349 France is plagued with rats and an equally destructive Inquisition, Amicia must help her estranged little brother Hugo escape both. Use light to drive off rats, stealth to avoid heavily armored knights, and find somewhere safe.

As stated during the Xbox Games Showcase; the Xbox Series X|S version will feature 60FPS, 3D audio, and 4K UHD on Xbox Series X. Those who already own the game on Xbox One will get the Xbox Series X|S version as a free upgrade.

UPDATE: An unlisted trailer has revealed the game is also coming to PlayStation 5 (with similar next-gen graphic improvements), and Nintendo Switch via cloud gaming. You can find the 4K UHD trailer below.


A Plague Tale: Innocence is available on Windows PC (via Steam), PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Amazon Luna, and July 6th on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S. In case you missed it, you can find our review here (we highly recommend it).

You can find the abridged rundown (via Steam) below.

Follow the grim tale of young Amicia and her little brother Hugo, in a heartrending journey through the darkest hours of history. Hunted by Inquisition soldiers and surrounded by unstoppable swarms of rats, Amicia and Hugo will come to know and trust each other. As they struggle to survive against overwhelming odds, they will fight to find purpose in this brutal, unforgiving world.


1349. The plague ravages the Kingdom of France. Amicia and her younger brother Hugo are pursued by the Inquisition through villages devastated by the disease. On their way, they will have to join forces with other children, and evade swarms of rats using fire and light. Aided only by the link that binds their fates together, they will face untold horrors in their struggle to survive. As their adventure begins… the time of innocence ends.

In earlier news, the sequel A Plague Tale: Requiem was announced.

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Ryan was a former Niche Gamer contributor.

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