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

TORONTO, FEBRUARY 6th, 2020 - Capy announced today that dungeon-crawler BELOW will be making its way to PlayStation®4 later this spring. Capy has also unveiled that it will be releasing a new mode of play, EXPLORE, which will allow players to experience the haunting world of BELOW with game mechanics optimized to encourage exploration. The new mode will also be coming to Xbox One and Steam.

The all-new EXPLORE Mode features changes to survival, death and damage, tuned to be accessible for players who seek more of an action-adventure style of play, as they delve into the depths and unravel the mysteries of the dark world of BELOW. EXPLORE Mode invites players to lose themselves on The Isle without suffering the exquisite pain of BELOWs original design. Those looking for a more challenging survival experience will find it in the original game mode, now called SURVIVE.

“EXPLORE mode is our way of answering everyone who played BELOW at launch and found the challenge a bit too steep.” said Kris Piotrowski of Capy. “It was clear that many players were intrigued by the game's haunting underworld and rich atmosphere, but its difficulty made the game inaccessible to some. We hope to see new players to get into BELOW, and for seasoned players to revisit The Isle and enjoy the game in a whole new way.”

To celebrate the upcoming release, composer Jim Guthrie has unveiled Volume III of the official BELOW soundtrack.  That album is available now on Bandcamp and Steam, along with the first two volumes.

BELOW’s EXPLORE Mode on PlayStation®4 will be playable on the show floor at PAX East. You can book an interview slot here.


BELOW is a procedural terrarium filled with life, mystery and death. Test your adventurer mettle against The Isle’s subterranean labyrinths. Explore a large, interconnected underworld crawling with cunning wildlife, and deadly traps, all while being stalked by a shadowy presence. Survive the perils of The Depths and unearth what lies below... or die trying.

For more information on BELOW,  visit Follow them on Facebook and Twitter.

For special interview requests, get in touch with [email protected]


For screenshots, key art and trailer, you can find the press kit here.

Find the game on SteamAbout Capybara Games

Founded in 2003 in Toronto, Capybara Games (aka "CAPY") is an award winning, independent game development studio. Starting out in the early days of mobile gaming, Capy helped spearhead the indie games movement and has become known for mobile, PC, and console favorites such as Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP, Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes, Super Time Force Ultra, Critter Crunch, Grindstone, and BELOW.