Incorporates the Zubmariner DLC.
Developer Failbetter Video video games’ acclaimed narrative-driven nautical rogue-like Sunless Sea may be heading to Swap and Xbox One in its Zubmariner Model guise later this month, on Thursday 23rd April and Friday 24th April respectively.
Initially launch for PC in 2015, Sunless Sea casts players as daring steamship captains, tasked with plotting an nearly inevitably doomed course all through a subterranean ocean commonly known as the Unterzee, one which reconfigures itself each time a voyage meets its untimely end.
These acquainted with Failbetter’s long-running browser sport Fallen London will immediately recognise Sunless Sea’s Victorian Gothic environment, although nearly all of its movement performs distant from city’s fog-shrouded streets, out into considerably weirder climes.
It’s in the long run a sport of darkly atmospheric exploration and discovery, throughout which players ought to chart the perilous ocean, thwart hazard for as long as doable, and, hopefully, stave off madness as a result of the interminable gloom takes preserve – although, thankfully, subsequent captains can retain just a few of their predecessor’s possessions and information must the worst occur.
Sunless Sea’s fussiness, its fiddly ship and inventory administration, will probably be wearying at events, nevertheless there’s ample pleasure to be current in chasing down and unpicking its multitude of narrative threads – fantastically written, vividly wrought tales of weirdness and shock – that stretch out all through the distinctive islands and landmarks of the Unterzee.
And for these brave souls wishing to face even greater horrors, further adventures await beneath the Unterzee’s darkly shifting flooring, courtesy of Sunless Sea’s Zubmariner DLC, which is included alongside the underside sport in Failbetter’s Xbox One and Swap port.
The studio moreover notes that it’s presently engaged on Sunless Skies: Sovereign Model – an enhanced mannequin of Sunless Sea’s nice spacefaring sequel – which is predicted to launch on PC, Swap, PS4, and Xbox spherical August/September this yr.