Adding to its previously announced Switch and PC versions, Sabotage Studio has announced that the retro RPG Sea of Stars will also be coming to the PS4 and PS5 when it launches in 2023.
Alongside the announcement, the developers have detailed a number of mechanics that can be found in the game via a post of the PlayStation Blog, which highlights actual turn-based battles, timed hits to make combat more engaging, and combo moves with other characters.
Watch – Sea of Stars PlayStation Announcement Trailer
Here are some of the other features that players can expect from the game:
Unshackled Traversal: Swim, climb, vault, jump off or hoist up ledges as you traverse seamlessly through the world with a navigation system based on platformer expertise that breaks free from the classic bound-to-the-grid tileset movement.
Full-on dynamic lighting: Our custom-made render pipeline allows the creation of a breathtaking world coming to life by pushing the limits of 2D pixel-art games.
Story-rich adventure: Dozens of original characters and story arcs will take you on a captivating journey. Sometimes epic, sometimes silly, and other times emotional, Sea of Stars does its RPG duty of exploring classic themes of adventure and friendship, while also being chock-full of the unexpected twists and events you’d expect from a Sabotage production.
A world you can touch: There are many ways to hang out in the world of Sea of Stars if you feel the need for a change of pace in your adventures. Sailing, cooking, fishing, stopping by a tavern to listen to a song or play the infamous tabletop game known as “Wheels”…
Sea of Stars is scheduled to release in 2023 for the PS4, PS5, Switch, and PC.