Publisher Digital Extremes and developer Airship Syndicate announced Wayfinder, their previously teased collab game.
Wayfinder is getting a first public test on December 13th for PC (via Steam), followed by several tests through the coming months.
The game will launches via early access in spring 2023 on PC, PS4, and PS5. A full release for Wayfinder is planned for later in 2023 across consoles and PC.
“Developing new IPs and fantasy worlds is one of our greatest joys, and our studio was built around that same purpose,” said Joe Madureira, Creative Director of Wayfinder and CEO of Airship Syndicate. “I hope the world of Wayfinder is a place millions of players enjoy returning to and immersing themselves in for years to come.”
Here’s a rundown on the game, plus a reveal trailer:
The World of Evenor is shattered. You must harness the power of a Wayfinder to Control the Chaos that has overrun your world. Join forces with friends to strengthen your powers and control your adventures online with a vast selection of customization modifiers when exploring the immersive world, collecting valuable materials and crafting!
- Control the Chaos – Customize every play experience by entering a doorway of adventures with the help of a mysterious device known as a Gloom Dagger. Each adventure has unique modifiers and challenges YOU conjure and control, customizing what beasts you hunt, bosses you encounter, materials you collect and even other Wayfinders.
- Become a Wayfinder – Control and harness the power of a mighty Wayfinder! Wield a variety of unique abilities ranging from ebbing arcane magic and lethal melee to mystical tech – you’ll find one to cater to your preferred playstyle. Traverse the immersive world with other Wayfinders and shape your adventures the way you want. Control what you explore and what enemies you fight to best customize how you want to play your Wayfinder.
- Explore and Collect – On every hunt and expedition into the Gloom you’ll discover new locations, beasts and materials. Use them to craft new weapons and gear to awaken powerful new Wayfinders. Collect every weapon and Apartment item, read every book, and discover all the locations to complete your Atlas and increase your Mastery.
- Stronger Together – Wayfinders are stronger together. Whether it’s making new friends from world events, forming the perfect team for dangerous expeditions, or adding your Apartment and its buffs to fortify a neighborhood, all of your social interactions, character and Apartment progression, and explorations are tied together by the most important thread… each other.