In 2018, the online game FAR: Lone Sails was launched and allowed gamers to tackle the function of a survivor attempting to drive their automobile by a dusty, post-apocalyptic world. The sport was developed by Swiss firm Okomotive and printed by Mixtvision, offering gamers with a side-scrolling journey.
FAR: Lone Sails was launched for PC, the PlayStation 4, the Nintendo Change, the Xbox One, and cell units. Now, the sport has a sequel titled FAR: Altering Tides printed by Frontier Foundry that goals to vary issues up a bit. The sequel will keep the tone of the primary sport, however this time gamers must drive a brand new automobile by aquatic areas.
Lately, Don Schmocker, the co-founder and lead artist at Okomotive, made an announcement about FAR: Altering Tides, saying it’ll launch on March 1, 2022, for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. He added that the sport will likely be a vehicular journey that follows a younger boy referred to as Toe touring on his ship throughout a flooded, post-apocalyptic world.
Based on Schmocker, the builders at Okomotive obtained loads of constructive participant suggestions about how FAR: Lone Sails’ “meditative, reflective nature” resonated with them. So, the builders wished to take care of that environment once more whereas altering issues up within the sequel. The intent is that the sequel will carry a extra “thought-provoking expertise” for gamers to take pleasure in within the new sport.
For the sequel, Schmocker mentioned that Okomotive wished to develop on the setting by providing one thing with stormy climate and new areas, like submerged cities. The objective of this new surroundings is to supply followers and new gamers an expertise stuffed with new puzzles and ship mechanics to grasp. To discover this new setting, gamers will use the sport’s new automobile, Toe’s ship, for touring with sails, oars, and an engine.
Like the primary sport, the story for FAR: Altering Tides is not going to be instructed to gamers however should be discovered. For the sequel, Okomotive wrote a lot of the story and world-building throughout pre-production, which allowed the builders to design the environments with the story. This sport makes use of the environmental storytelling strategy much like video games like Hyper Mild Drifter.
Based on Schmocker, gamers will have the ability to study the hidden story of the sport by discovering sunken treasures, buildings, victims of the floods, and any relics from the previous. All of these things will inform a narrative within the sport, and the intent is that it’s going to type an in depth bond between gamers and the sport’s world. The flooded setting additionally provides verticality to the gameplay with a brand new degree of exploration as gamers’ journeys will take them above and under water within the sport.
FAR: Altering Tides is scheduled to launch on March 1, 2022, for PC, PS4, PS5. Nintendo Change, Xbox One, and Xbox Sequence X/S.
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