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  Moonlighter, an Action RPG with rogue-lite elements is out now for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation4
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Moonlighter, the wildly successful indie darling from 11bit studios and Digital Sun sees you assuming the role of the charming story of Will — shopkeeper by day in the village of Rynoka, selling classic RPG stuff like potions, wands, swords, and armour. Will, whose secret nightlife is one of a warrior who hunts monsters in dungeons to get said RPG stuff for his shop.

As a kid, there were dreams of adventure — monsters and mysteries to be solved. But, as a shopkeeper, duty came first. Year after year, the needs of other adventurers came first. Today is different. Today, you start your own adventure.

Conduct business during the day at Rynoka Village, and at night traverse the Gates to different realms and dimensions as you guide Will through this action-RPG. You are going to be:

  • Shopkeeping! Put items on sale, set their price carefully, manage gold reserves, recruit assistants and upgrade the shop. Be careful though— some shady individuals may want to steal your precious wares!
  • Fighting with style! Masterful control of your weapons, critical timing, careful positioning, and an understanding of your enemies and environment are crucial to your survival. How you battle your enemies is up to you.
  • Meeting villagers! Get to know your neighbours as you restore the prosperity of this small commercial hamlet. Help establish new businesses and watch them grow in the idyllic community of Rynoka.
  • Crafting, enchanting, and looting! Interact with the villagers to craft new armour and weapons, and enchant existing equipment. Also, collect valuable items from exotic civilizations!
Priced at £29.99, $34.99, €34.99, AUS$59.95 on Nintendo Switch, and £19.99, $29.99, €24.99, AUS$39.95 on PlayStation4, Moonlighter is available from all good retailers including: Amazon, GameStop, BestBuy EBGames Australia, JB Hi-Fi, Game, Micromania, EBGames Canada, Media Markt, Argos and many more.


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For more information contact Nick Clarkson ([email protected])

About Digital Sun & 11bit studios

Digital Sun is a young but experienced studio (based in Valencia, Spain) that have worked together creating games for three years. After a few outsourced projects, they decided to prototype something on their own. Moonlighter is their first idea that transformed into a full game under Digital Sun colours. 11bit studios is a developer known for Frostpunk and This War of Mine and a publisher teaming up with Digital Sun to bring Moonlighter to life.


About Merge Games / Signature Edition

Merge Games is an independent video game publisher and distributor based in Manchester, UK. The company publishes and distributes interactive software worldwide for personal computers and video games consoles. Merge Games also specializes in publishing collectable games for retail and worldwide digital distribution for independent developers. Signature Edition is a direct to consumer business that offers special collector’s editions of select Merge Games titles. More information about Merge Games products can be found at Further information regarding Signature Edition can be found at