Bioluminescent puzzle-platformer Lumote: The Mastermote Chronicles launches in March 2022

Lumote: The Mastermote Chronicles

Wired Productions and Luminawesome Games have announced Lumote: The Mastermote Chronicles launches in March 2022.

While Lumote: The Mastermote Chronicles launches on March 24th, it’ll release across Windows PC (via GOG and Steam), Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Google Stadia.

Lumote: The Mastermote Chronicles is an enhanced version of Lumote, which originally released in February 2020. This new version of the colorful bioluminescent puzzle-platformer will feature additional content, including new story segments, more puzzles, and an entirely new world.

PC gamers can try the game out right now with a free demo on Steam. Anyone who bought the original version of Lumote before it was removed from sale will get The Mastermote Chronicles as a free update.

You can find the latest trailer below.

Luminawesome Games have also announced that Lumote: The Mastermote Chronicles will receive a limited-edition vinyl soundtrack. This double vinyl set is limited to 500 copies and is available for preorder for $45.

You can find a rundown (via Steam) below:

Squish, bop and bounce through the Great Depths, an underwater world filled with Motes; bioluminescent creatures who spend their lives deep in the Bioverse, living on the rhythms of an electronica soundscape. Lumote is a Mote different from others; inquisitive, and with an “eye” on power. When the shift causes the Great Depths to turn red, Lumote sets out on an epic quest to return the world to blue. To do so, Lumote must learn to take control of the Great Depths inhabitants and gain mastery of it’s puzzles in order to defeat the greatest Mote of them all… the Mastermote!

Cute Character

Squish, bop and bounce through the world around you. Lumote is extremely curious, highly inquisitive and adorable! You might start the game for the puzzles, but you’ll stay for the beyond cute Lumote, who manages to deliver an emotional connection to players through non-verbal expressions!

The world Lumote lives in is a single, massive environment with numerous puzzles separated into towers. Each tower marks your mastery of a specific Mote and unlocks a new set of puzzles to explore as you descend, heading deeper into the Great Depths. After mastering all the motes from the first world, players will be put to the test in a masterclass, taking control of the Mastermote in a different world!

Complex and Evolving Puzzles

Set in a 3D world full of puzzles and adventure, clever and logical level design eases players in the role of Lumote, and its connection with the world, whilst increasing the complexity with each Mote you meet. The entire world and every puzzle are visible at all times.

Electronica Sounds

A stunning score accompanies you on a majestical electronica journey, as The Great Depths communicates through music to inform you of key moments and the emotional states of Lumote.

Using the original rEngine, Lumote’s puzzles are all interconnected and you can seamlessly go from one puzzle to the next as you progress with zero loading times. As you journey through The Great Depths, you can look down and see what’s left to do and look up and see all the progress you’ve made soundscape, on one epic journey!


See the world of Lumote through the photo mode. Find the perfect angle and share online as Lumote poses for the camera!

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