Skies of Arcadia-inspired RPG Sky Oceans: Wings for Hire announced

Sky Oceans: Wings for Hire

Publisher PQube and developer Octeto Studios have announced Skies of Arcadia-inspired RPG Sky Oceans: Wings for Hire.

Sky Oceans: Wings for Hire is in development for Windows PC (via Steam), Xbox Series X|S, Switch, and PlayStation 5.

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

Sky Oceans: Wings For Hire is a homage to JRPG classics! Set in the open skies, experience adrenaline-filled turn-based dogfights as you take the role of captain and unite a party of rag-tag sky pirates setting upon an unforgettable, touching journey.


  • Relive a Golden Era of Classic JRPGs with a touching, heartfelt narrative about the search for purpose & building friendships that last a lifetime.
  • Become Captain of a Rag-tag Crew of Sky Pirates! – As head of your crew, you must recruit new members & secure enough resources for your fleet!
  • Stylistic, Strategic Turn-Based Dog-Fights! – Tactically plan attacks and adapt your strategy as you clash with adversaries in the open blue skies!
  • Gather Resources & Upgrade Your Airships! – Upgrade your crew with new special abilities as you progress through a winding narrative! Manage resources and expand your airship departments as new characters join your band of pirates.
  • A Beautiful Ghibili-Esque World, Filled With Wonder – Stunning Japanese animation inspired visuals make for diverse environments and memorable character design. Discover new towns and cultures, and help solve local problems to gain their support and loyalty.
  • Original Orchestral Soundtrack – A beautifully orchestrated original soundtrack accompanies you along your journey.
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