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  Sold Out announces  Gestalt: Steam & Cinder  for Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One and PC
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London, UK – Feb. 20, 2020 – Video games publisher Sold Out is excited to announce that it is bringing steampunk action-adventure Gestalt: Steam & Cinder to Nintendo Switch™, the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices, including Xbox One X, and PC later this year. The game can be added to your Steam Wishlist now.


Inspired by 16 and 32-bit classics, Gestalt: Steam & Cinder (previously titled Gestalt: Vanguard) fuses tight 2D platforming and exhilarating combat with an engrossing, twist-laden narrative in a stunningly handcrafted steampunk world.


Join Aletheia and a vibrant cast of characters as they find themselves embroiled in a race to discover the secrets of the massive, steam-powered city of Canaan, the last bastion of mankind. Unravel centuries-old conspiracies, battle hosts of monstrous automata and thwart the twisted schemes of the city’s corrupt overseers, the Comitium, as you fight for mankind’s survival and discover the dark truth of the Steam City’s origin. 


Key Features:

  • Nuanced Combat System – Unleash Aletheia’s inner power, grow stronger, and engage in deep and varied combat, mastering a vast range of melee combos and ranged revolver attacks in uncompromising action.

  • Riveting Narrative  Encounter a vibrant cast of characters and explore Canaan’s districts in an intertwining narrative filled with conspiracy-laden intrigue, NPCs, optional side quests, and choice-driven dialogue.

  • Mesmerizing Art – Traverse a vast and stunningly handcrafted steampunk world, from the thriving city streets of Irkalla to the sprawling Scrap Sea, all embellished with spectacular animations and gorgeous backdrops.

  • Grow Your Skills  Gain experience and craft new abilities to tap into the mysterious power dwelling within Aletheia as you discover new areas, smash through secret paths and take on the Steam City’s toughest enemies. 

  • Shape Your Fate  Make decisions that will shape the fates of Aletheia and other characters you’ll meet along your journey.


PAX East attendees are invited to play a new Gestalt: Steam & Cinder demo and meet Aletheia in person. Demos will be at booth #30071 from Thursday, Feb. 27 through Sunday, March 1, as part of Sold Out’s biggest PAX presence yet.


“We’re incredibly excited to be working with the team at Metamorphosis Games on Gestalt: Steam & Cinder,” said Konstantinos Ntaflos, Product Manager at Sold Out. “The game is shaping up to be a unique action-adventure, combining gorgeous steampunk visuals and a riveting narrative with RPG elements and a deep combat system that we know fans will love.”


About Sold Out

Sold Out combines a wealth of experience mixed in with youth to form its close-knit team. Publishing for physical and digital distribution Sold Out has had the joy of working with Team 17, Rebellion, Frontier Developments and other indie developers. For more information on Sold Out and its upcoming titles, visit the official website at

About Metamorphosis Games

Metamorphosis Games burst out of the doldrums of the corporate chrysalis, and aims to rekindle the feeling of late nights curled up with corded controllers, CRTs, and chunky pixels. The team’s first title is Gestalt: Steam & Cinder, an epic narrative driven 2D action-adventure inspired by 16 and 32-bit classics.

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For US media enquiries, please contact:

Monica Pontrelli/Adam Simon

Wonacott Communications, LLC for Sold Out

[email protected]

(310) 477-2871


For UK media enquiries, please contact:

David Scammell

[email protected]


Chris Glover

[email protected]