Revolution Software’s adventure game Beyond A Steel Sky is now available on consoles
30 November 2021
Studio Revolution Software, creators of the popular Broken Sword series, and French publisher Microids, are delighted to announce that Beyond a Steel Sky is now available in Europe on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One consoles and Nintendo Switch.
From Charles Cecil, creator of the Broken Sword series, with art direction by Dave Gibbons, legendary comic book artist behind Watchmen, Beyond A Steel Sky is the spiritual successor to the classic Beneath a Steel Sky.
Discover the fascinating world of Union City with Beyond a Steel Sky’s brand new console launch trailer!
The console versions of the game feature new improvements, including 4K resolution on the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X versions, and many gameplay enhancements such as controller vibration.
Beyond a Steel Sky stands as a thrilling story of loyalty and redemption set in an eerie and terrifying world of AI-driven social controls. Set a decade after the events of the first game, Beyond a Steel Sky immerses players once again in the captivating Union City – a dystopian cyberpunk city full of mysterious, sinister secrets.
With Dave Gibbons’s breathtaking comic book art style, the game is a hugely ambitious adventure which redefines the genre by allowing the player to subvert the world, populated by AI-driven characters, with interesting solutions to puzzles emerging from their actions.
“I am hugely excited that Beyond a Steel Sky has now released on consoles, courtesy of Microids. We have had the chance to substantially improve and enhance the game and I am thrilled with the result. After the critical acclaim on earlier formats, I can’t wait to hear the response from console gamers, whether they are new to the series or fans of the original.” says Charles Cecil, Founder and CEO of Revolution Software.
A fascinating sci-fi world - An adventure set within a dynamic world, populated by willful characters driven by motivations that the player can subvert. In combination with a unique hacking tool, multiple solutions to puzzles emerge from player choices. A thrilling story full of humor - Unravel dark conspiracies, defeat a terrifying antagonist in this dramatic, humorous, cyberpunk thriller, which explores contemporary themes: social control, AI, and total surveillance. A unique 3D comic book art style - A beautifully detailed, comic-book styled world, from the mind of legendary comic artist Dave Gibbons. Ingenious puzzles - Intelligent puzzles are interwoven with an intriguing dramatic narrative to deliver a compelling gameplay experience.