Cinematic platformer Europa gets delayed “probably until summer”


Publisher Future Friends Games and developer Helder Pinto have delayed Europa, their cinematic platformer set on a terraformed version of Jupiter’s moon, Europa.

Europa will forgo its previously planned release for next month (in April) for one a bit later, “probably until summer.” While a date wasn’t mentioned, the game will be on Windows PC (via Steam) with console ports coming later.

“This was a very hard decision and came after a lot of discussion between myself and the rest of the team,” creator Helder Pinto said in an update. “Europa began as a side project I created alone, and in the years since it has grown more than I ever could have dreamed, though we are still working in the evenings and weekends around our day jobs. I’m very proud of what we’ve done together – which is why I can’t stand the thought of releasing the game before it’s in the condition we want it to be. Unfortunately, it looks like that’ll take a little bit longer than we expected.”

Here’s a video update for the delay:

Here’s a rundown on the game, plus its most recent trailer:

On the moon Europa, a lush terraformed paradise in Jupiter’s shadow, an android named Zee sets out in search of answers. Run, glide and fly across the landscape, solve mysteries in the ruins of a fallen utopia, and discover the story of the last human alive.

Europa is a peaceful game of adventure, exploration and meditation. As you travel you’ll gradually upgrade the capabilities of your Zephyr jetpack, boosting yourself further through the air until you can flow freely into the sky.


  • A breathtaking world of lakes, meadows and mountains to explore, scattered within the remains of a fallen civilisation
  • Free-flowing movement that empowers you to glide serenely from boost to boost, building power and momentum over time
  • Uncover secrets, solve puzzles, and navigate hidden dangers in the ruins
  • An intimate story about growing up and humanity’s relationship with nature
  • “Come to the Island if you ever get lonely. Come here, and think of me.”
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