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Thursday, 24th June 2021 – Team17 has today announced it will be releasing Stormind Games’ cosmic action-RPG, Batora: Lost Haven, on consoles and PC in 2022. Set following the events of a global disaster on Earth, Batora: Lost Haven will take players on an emotive adventure across the stars, with a rich and branching narrative of choice and consequence that will change the destiny of the universe. Batora: Lost Haven also combines hack & slash and twin-stick shooter combat mechanics tied to separate physical and mental health bars for deep strategic and tactical gameplay. Registrations are open to take part in a closed alpha for the game on PC, which begins on 21st July.
Make your choice, watch the new Batora: Lost Haven trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FHxleF-HiQ
Batora: Lost Haven key features:
- Deep, branching narrative: Unravel an interplanetary journey as the only person who can save Earth from its impending oblivion
- Unique ‘Nature Switch’ mechanic: Balance mental and physical powers to overcome the hostile environments and enemies as the story unfolds
Reactive, non-linear storytelling: Your choices will change the fate of the universe and of the creatures that inhabit it. Will you be a Conqueror or Defender?
Beautiful retro sci-fi art style: Enjoy colourful and fascinating planets and hand-painted visuals inspired by the retro science fiction art styles of the 1950s
Antonio Cannata, CEO and Co-Founder of Stormind Games, said “Following our big announcement at E3 of the upcoming PC alpha next month, we’re thrilled to confirm we’ve found our publishing partner for Batora: Lost Haven. Team17’s heritage as an independent games label is incredibly strong, so it’s a natural fit as we look towards next year’s multiplatform launch.”
Christie Sandy, Head of External Production, Team17, said “We’re really excited to play a part of Batora: Lost Haven’s interplanetary journey with Stormind Games; it’s an engaging narrative that really leans into eye-catching 1950s sci-fi inspired visuals and unique mechanics that will make the game a memorable experience. We’re eager to see the response of action-RPG fans to next month’s alpha, which will offer a tantalising taster of what’s to come in the full game when it launches in 2022.”
Batora: Lost Haven will be launching on PlayStation®5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch™, and Steam for PC in 2022. Registration for the alpha test is now open and closes on 20th July, with the test scheduled to run for two weeks from 21st July to 4th August. To keep up to date with all the information on Batora: Lost Haven please like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and join us on Discord.
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Jon Wilcox – Senior PR Manager – Team17
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About Stormind Games
Stormind Games is the video game studio specialized in the development of intense
stories for PC and consoles. Following the team’s award-winning effort in the development of the survival horror saga Remothered, the studio is now developing an all new story-driven original IP, Batora: Lost Haven.
About Team17 Group plc
Founded in 1990, Team17 Group plc is a leading developer, video games label, and creative partner for developers around the world. Floated on AIM in 2018, Team17, with its extensive portfolio of over 100 titles, embodies the spirit of independent games. In addition to the award-winning Overcooked!, Yoku’s Island Express, and the iconic Worms, which celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2020, Team17 has helped bring critically acclaimed titles including Hell Let Loose, Moving Out, Golf With Your Friends, Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair, Blasphemous, and The Escapists to gamers everywhere. Visit www.team17.com for more info.
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