Melbourne-based developer Ghost Pattern has introduced that its interactive story sport Wayward Strand is headed to the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 in 2022. The sport was beforehand introduced for PC.
Wayward Strand is about in 1978 aboard a flying hospital, the place gamers step into the footwear of Casey Beaumaris. Casey, whose mother works on the airborne hospital, has been requested to assist out throughout her holidays.
Casey spends time bonding with sufferers, listening to their tales, and determining methods to assist. Ghost Pattern describes Wayward Strand as a “new type” of playable story with a number of distinct story threads that play out concurrently.
An official synopsis reads:
It’s the summer season of 1978, and Casey Beaumaris is attempting to benefit from her holidays, when her mum asks her to spend a lengthy weekend serving to out on the airborne hospital the place she works.
Casey prefers the corporate of books to folks, however she agrees, secretly planning to write down an article about her go to for the varsity newspaper.
With her trusty pocket book on the prepared, Casey arrives on board the airship. The workers are overworked as they put together for the go to of an vital official, whereas the sufferers react to grief, or take care of lively trauma.
In the midst of those and lots of different interlocking and overlapping tales, Casey spends time with the sufferers, studying about their lives, and, because the tales unfold, discovering what she will be able to do to assist.
Check out a teaser trailer beneath.
We’ll replace our readers when Wayward Strand has a launch date.