The emotional action-adventure of Jo-Mei Studios, unveiled at The Game Awards 2020, will be available on Switch in 2021. Sea of Solitude: Director’s Cut.. This new version of the original game, released on other platforms last year, features rewritten scripts, new casts of voice actors, “extended” cutscenes, and various other tweaks.
Quantic Dream has taken over the publishing business and this original reworked version published by EA will be exclusive to Nintendo Switch. The game casts you as sailor Kay, a young woman suffering from the problems of depression and abandonment that appear in the flooded world you travel.
The demo will be dropped into the Switch eShop on the release date, including the entire first chapter. The following is a list of features on the Quantic Dream website.
Beautiful and awkward universe – Explore a unique and ever-changing environment in a fantastic world of drowning, swimming, running, navigating, encountering monsters and overcoming difficult obstacles along the way.
Emotional adventure— Sea of Solitude: Director’s Cut takes you on a beautiful and thrilling action-adventure with Kay, a girl so desperate that she turned into a monster. To tranquility when confronting her own relentless beast who wants to see her capsize and drown unless she can summon the inner power to face them Guide through the storm.
Nintendo Switch ™ only— Dedicated to Nintendo Switch ™, you’ll immerse yourself in the world of Sea of Solitude: Director’s Cut, delivering unprecedented director’s vision with customizable photo modes and gyroscope integration.
A limited edition boxed version that can be pre-ordered directly from Quantic Dream is also available for € 29,99. This includes games in physical carts and “dedicated stickers”.
Despite being nominated for the “Games for Impact” category at last year’s TGA, we launched a mixed critical reception in July 2019. In a review of the SeaofSolitude PS4, sister site Push Square said it included “beautiful visuals and themes.” Although it was a very “pedestrian”. This director’s cut seems to make some important changes, so we crossed our fingers that the Switch version would improve things overall.
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