Sci-fi Takes to Neon-Streaked Skies as Cloudpunk Makes Its Way to PC and Consoles Later This Year

Video Games

Highly
anticipated story-driven open-world title, Cloudpunk, previously
announced for PC, will also be coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
and Xbox One

Manchester, UK - Feb. 13th, 2020 — Publisher Merge Games and Berlin-based studio ION LANDSinvite you to cruise amongst the clouds in the neon-streaked skies of Cloudpunk when it releases later this year. Originally announced for PC, gaining a whopping 85,000 wishlists and counting, Merge and ION LANDS are now teaming up to bring the sprawling, story-based open-world game to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One as well.



A stunning voxel graphics art style brings the open-world city ofNivalis to life as Cloudpunk
delivers a vibrant, futuristic open world to live in and explore. From
the underground nightclubs to the gardens in the sky, the title combines
exploration with narrative to provide a compelling take on the
cyberpunk genre.

Taking inspiration from other story-based titles such as Firewatch and Kentucky Route Zero, Cloudpunk
is filled with characters to meet, alongside a multitude of stories to
discover as you explore the neon-streaked world which finds inspiration
from real places such as Shinjuku in Tokyo, as well as Hong Kong and
Seoul.

Your name is Rania. This is your first night working for Cloudpunk,
the semi-legal delivery company based in Nivalis. Explore dense,
vertical landscapes that reach high into the clouds and deep down
through the ocean waves below, as you meet characters ranging from
Androids and AI to unscrupulous humans at every level of society.

Get ready to find out that no delivery job is too dangerous, and nobody is faster than a Cloudpunk driver when the game launches on consoles and PC this year!

KEY FEATURES

  • Explore an immense vertical cyberpunk city with your hovercar and on foot
  • Unravel mysteries in a world of corporate conspiracy, hackers and rogue AI through the eyes of Rania
  • Meet a diverse range of characters and immerse yourself in their everyday lives
  • Your decisions will have a lasting impact on the inhabitants of Nivalis
  • Discover hidden places and items unlocking additional stories

For all the latest on Cloudpunk keep an eye out on Merge’s discord channelhere!

About Merge Games

Merge
is an independent video game publisher and distributor based in
Manchester, UK. The company publishes and distributes interactive
software worldwide for personal computers and video game consoles. Merge
also specializes in publishing collectible games for retail and
worldwide digital distribution for independent developers. More
information about Merge products can be found at www.mergegames.com.

About ION LANDS

ION
LANDS is a Berlin-based studio founded in 2015 and is dedicated to
creating entertaining and immersive experiences that are as visually
appealing as they are engaging, filled with interesting characters and
stories. Staffed by former AAA developers and young, passionate new
talents, they aim to craft their dream gaming experiences without
compromise.

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