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Failbetter Games Brings Sunless Skies to Consoles

Friday, May 21, 2021
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Failbetter Games has released Sunless Skies: Sovereign Edition, an enhanced version of the popular Sunless Skies video game, and the first to be available for consoles. It includes all updates since the original launch, along with other new features and improvements. “We’ve rebalanced character progression, completely overhauled controller support, and revised the starvation system to really capture the authentic misery of dying in space,” says narrative director Chris Gardiner.

The developer describes Sunless Skies as a “Gothic Horror” roleplay game set in an alternate universe where Queen Victoria’s empire extends into outer space. Players captain a spacefaring steam locomotive, collecting crew members, adding armaments, and going into battle against a variety of Sky-Beasts. It’s scored positive reviews from critics and users.

The Sovereign Edition is available for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, and XBox One, as well as Windows, Mac, and Linux PCs. PC users who already own the game will get the new edition for free. Learn more on the Failbetter website.

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