Sunless Skies: Sovereign Edition coming to Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Xbox One
Critically acclaimed Gothic horror RPG launching in first half of 2020 for consoles
19 October, 2019 – Indie publisher Digerati and developer Failbetter Games are thrilled to announce that Sunless Skies: Sovereign Edition is coming to Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Xbox One in Q1/Q2 2020.
Sunless Skies: Sovereign Edition will be joined on Xbox One and Nintendo Switch by Sunless Sea: Zubmariner, which is already available for PS4, later in 2020. All of the console ports are being developed by Nephilim Game Studios.
Sunless Skies is Failbetter Games’ third title, following 2015’s Sunless Sea and the cult browser game Fallen London, which launched in 2009 and is still free to play at www.fallenlondon.com.
Sunless Skies was successfully funded in 4 hours on Kickstarter, and went on to raise a total of £377,952. It launched into Early Access in August 2017.
Originally developed for PC, Mac and Linux, Sunless Skies was released in January 2019. It was rated 9 at launch by Edge magazine, 90 by PC Gamer, and Essential by Eurogamer, and has a Metacritic score of 86. It has been named among the best games of the year so far by the Guardian, Paste Magazine, The AV Club, Gamespot and the Guinness Book of World Records.
About the game
SAIL THE STARS. BETRAY YOUR QUEEN. MURDER A SUN.
Sunless Skies: Sovereign Edition is a Gothic Horror roleplay game with a focus on exploration and exquisite storytelling. Ready your star-faring engine, and venture into an expanse of hostile factions, lurking deities, forbidden knowledge, vast fortune, and fates worse than death.
A narrative RPG set in the Fallen London universe.
Explore four regions: celestial wilderness, impossible industrial empire, pagan midnight expanse, and the mysterious Blue Kingdom.
Choose your crew and your fate. Reveal your captain’s history and skills. Change and be changed by the world.
Danger lurks in the heavens. Fight or flee from sky-beasts and enemy ships, and balance fuel, supplies and hunger to carve out a life in the skies.
800,000+ words of intertwining stories with a depth and richness unlike anything else in games
As a publisher, Digerati is dedicated to helping independent developers bring their creations to market and into the hands of gamers. We take care of funding, distribution, marketing and production, leaving developers to focus on what they love – making incredible games and unique experiences.
About Failbetter Games
Failbetter Games are an independent games studio based in London, where they create only the finest stories for your enjoyment. They made Fallen London, the award-winning browser RPG, and the literary RPGs Sunless Sea and Sunless Skies. They have been nominated for the best writing award at the Develop awards four times, and were GamesIndustry.biz's Best Small Studio to work for in 2017. Any allegations of cannibalism remain unsubstantiated.
About Nephilim Game Studios
Nephilim Game Studios founded in 2014 by veteran game developer Simon Golding, Nephilim provides premium contracting services for the games industry. The team of engineers has experience building and shipping games on PC and console.