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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Bucharest, 7 July 2014 – The team behind Sand Sailor indie studio has announced that their new game Black the Fall  is now available for download on Steam Early Access. The game will be available for a limited time with a 20% discount offer.

Launched in early 2014 as a prototype, the game went on to receive great appreciation among the gaming community. After a successful Greenlight process the game is now present among Steam Early Access titles.

Steam Early Access is a system Valve introduced which allows game studios to sell their games before they are officially released. Once a customer buys an early access game, they gets access to the current state of the product and they receive for free all updates or content which is going to be released in the future. The team intends to use the Steam Early Access to build a strong community around their game. They plan to involve each person that buys a copy in the development of the game by exchanging feedback and ideas.

“The Early Access path will bring us together with you, the actual gamers, and your invaluable feedback. The game will grow organically as we exchange ideas and I'm sure that we will end up with a more polished game and a stronger experience for everyone.” the game producer, Cristian Diaconescu, has declared. 

Sand Sailor Studio hopes that the copies they sell through the Early Access system will help them fund the further development of the game and the optimization for the console version.

Pricing and Availability

Black the Fall is available online on Steam at at a 20% discount, for a price of $7,19 .

Device requirements


OS:                 Windows XP SP2, 7, 8

Processor:    Intel Core 2 Duo 2.5 GHZ or AMD equivalent

Memory:      1 GB RAM

Graphics:      nVidia GeForce 210, AMD Radeon 5450, Intel HD 2500

DirectX:        Version 9.0c

Hard Drive:  150 MB available space

About Sand Sailor Studio

Sand Sailor is a studio based in Bucharest Romania established in 2013 by Cristian Diaconescu and Nicoleta Iordanescu, students at Bucharest Art University. After developing the sketches for Black the Fall, they managed to attract the attention of other game developers and now the studio is made of 5 people, including one character animator, Alexandru Doiciu, and two programmers, Andrei Farkas and Anca Lupu.


Cristian Diaconescu

Game Designer


Black the Fall

Press kit


Black the Fall on Steam Early Access