Steam Early Access for The Waylanders is nearly here! RPG fans will be able to jump in on June 16 to explore more than 40 maps spread across 8 regions of Kaltia (what we now call Galicia in Spain). Speaking personally, I'm excited to get to know the nine companions who will make up the party.
Watch that launch trailer and get hyped to explore the Celtic Age of The Waylanders! Preview key requests are open in Terminals.io!
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Key Requests For The Waylanders Now Open in Terminals
A Coruña, Spain - June 11, 2020 - As revealed in the IGN Summer of Gaming showcase, Gato Salvaje Studio has announced their upcoming RPG, The Waylanders, will launch into Steam Early Access June 16, 2020. The Early Access version of The Waylanders is priced at $34.99 USD and will launch with a temporary discount of 10%.
Watch The Waylanders Steam Early Access Launch Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhihetsek9Q
The Waylanders is a party-based experience set in the Celtic and Medieval eras that explores mythology from Celtic Spain and surrounding regions. Featuring real-time combat with a tactical pause, the player party can combine into offensive formations allowing for deep combat tactics. With six basic classes, 30 advanced classes, and 9 companion characters to battle beside and romance, all kinds of RPG play styles can be accommodated.
“The Waylanders is not only a game about legends, it is a story of our culture and our roots,” said Sergio Prieto, Gato Salvaje Studio Creative Director. “All the team was deeply involved in the development, and I’m very proud of the work we’ve done so far. As we head into Steam Early Access, we want the game to grow with player's feedback so it becomes not only a fantastic RPG, but also the best Celtic game possible.”
The Steam Early Access version of The Waylanders contains around 10 to 12 hours of the planned 40 hour adventure, with more than 8 unique locations with over 40 maps to visit while exploring the Celtic Age of the game. While The Waylanders begins its Early Access journey in English-only, additional languages (Spanish, Galician, French, German, Simplified Chinese, Russian) and features such as loyalty quests, crafting equipment improvements, and advanced classes are planned to be added in later updates. As development continues, the team plans to release periodic updates with gameplay changes until the final launch. A roadmap will be released shortly after the Early Access release.
After a successful Kickstarter in November 2018 where 3,362 backers raised nearly $170,000, bringing writer Emily Grace Buck to the project as the title’s main writer and Narrative Director. Emily was joined by experienced writers Chris Avellone and Gavin Jurgens-Fyrhie as The Waylanders developed. This announcement goes out alongside the release of the beta build of The Waylanders to Kickstarter backers, giving them a taste of the game before it goes live later this month.
About Gato Studio
Gato Salvaje, an indie studio based out of A Coruña, Spain was created in 2010 with the aim of becoming a benchmark in the national production of video games. In the past 8 years, they have created four games and are eagerly working on their next massive project, The Waylanders.