A Big Adventure on Steam Database Hints at PC Release


A new entry has appeared on the Steam database, and all indicators level to a rumored PC port of Sackboy: A Big Adventure coming to the digital storefront quickly. While not talked about by title, one department of the game does point out developer Sumo Digital. The rumored game additionally references Sackboy: A Big Adventure‘s codename listed in the recent GeForce Now leak.

One of the more obvious indications that this is Sackboy: A Big Adventure is a branch of the application named “sumoqa.” Put simply, a branch is a version of the game in development, which devs separate from other versions in order to test bugs or implement certain changes. In this case, “sumoqa” is likely a branch of the game that the devs use for quality assurance. As the name suggests, the “sumo” prefix is almost certainly for Sumo Digital: the dev studio behind Sackboy and LittleBigPlanet 3.

Another piece of evidence is the depot—a grouping of files that are sent to the Steam user—which features the name “Marmalade Content.” If you followed the Nvidia GeForce Now leak that happened earlier last month, you’ll know {that a} handful of PlayStation Studios PC ports have been leaked. In addition to the now-confirmed God of War PC port, the listing additionally included Sackboy: A Big Adventure underneath the codename “Project Marmalade.” The venture has additionally apparently been in growth as early as six months in the past.

The information comes at an thrilling time for PC customers, who’ve been drip-fed PlayStation unique titles over the previous 12 months or so. Sumo Digital has additionally been busy, with Tencent just lately acquiring the UK-based studio for $1.27 billion. Sackboy: A Big Adventure initially launched for the PS4 and PS5 again in November 2020, later receiving a patch permitting cross-play between PS4 and PS5 consoles. In our official review, we highlighted how Sackboy: A Big Adventure improved upon previous LittleBigPlanet titles by eradicating the collection’ degree creation mechanics and focusing strictly on nice platforming gameplay.

[Source: SteamDB via Reddit]