stela xbox one

SkyBox Labs, the co-developer of Halo Infinite, have today revealed their next game – Stela. And it’ll be coming to Xbox One and PC in 2019.

Stela is a cinematic platformer about a young woman witnessing the final days of a mysterious ancient world, and this will see you having to overcome daunting challenges, traversing treacherous terrain and battling the most gargantuan of beasts in order to survive.

Amongst all that though and Stela will see you also having to manipulate the artistic environment to solve puzzles and pass safely past numerous dangers, with the action pulled together by an original soundtrack to create a highly atmospheric experience.

“Our focus was to create beautiful 3D atmospheres with depth and scale while remaining as true to the cinematic platformer genre as possible,” said Shyang Kong, Co-Founder, SkyBox Labs. “We’re extremely proud of our work developing partner titles like Halo Infinite and Minecraft Bedrock Edition on Nintendo Switch, and we’re eager to bring that level of craftsmanship to a touching new experience.”

With SkyBox Labs having worked on Halo Infinite, chances are that Stela will be something well worth taking in when it releases on Xbox One and PC later in 2019. Before that happens though, a little taste of the action will be available when Stela debuts at GDC 2019 as part of Microsoft’s [email protected] Developer Showcase. It’ll be sitting pretty alongside all of the following:

  • Afterparty (Night School Studio) – Xbox Game Pass
  • Beholder 2 (E-Home Entertainment/Alawar Premium Limited)
  • Boomerang Fu (Cranky Watermelon Pty Ltd)
  • Buildings Have Feelings Too (Merge Games Ltd/Black Staff Games)
  • Cake Bash (High Tea Frog) – Xbox One X Enhanced
  • Cat Quest II (PQube/The Gentlebros)
  • CrossCode (Deck13 Interactive/Radical Fish Games)
  • Dead End Job (Headup GmbH/Ant Workshop)
  • Dead Static Drive (Fanclub)
  • Devil’s Hunt (1C Publishing EU/Layopi Games) – Xbox One X Enhanced
  • Door Kickers: Action Squad (Killhouse Games/PixelShard)
  • Family Man (No More Robots/Broken Bear Games)
  • Hunt: Showdown (Crytek) – Xbox One X Enhanced
  • HyperDot (GLITCH/Tribe Games) – Xbox Play Anywhere
  • Lonely Mountains: Downhill (Thunderful/Megagon Industries) – Xbox One X Enhanced
  • Minion Masters (BetaDwarf) – Xbox Play Anywhere, Xbox One X Enhanced
  • Mowin’ & Throwin’ (House Pixel Games)
  • Operencia: The Stolen Sun (Zen Studios) – Xbox Game Pass, Xbox Play Anywhere, Xbox One X Enhanced
  • Raji: An Ancient Epic (SUPER.com/Nodding Head Games) – Xbox One X Enhanced
  • Silver Chains (Headup GmbH/Cracked Heads) – Xbox One X Enhanced
  • Sparklite (Merge Games Ltd/RedBlue Games)
  • StarCrossed (Whitethorn Digital/Contigo Games Inc.)
  • The Forgotten City (Modern Storyteller)
  • The Sojourn (Iceberg Interactive/Shifting Tides) – Xbox One X Enhanced
  • Totem Teller (Grinning Pickle) – Xbox One X Enhanced
  • UnderMine (Thorium Entertainment)
  • Unrailed! (Daedalic Entertainment/Indoor Astronaut)
  • Void Bastards (Humble Bundle/Blue Manchu) – Xbox Game Pass
  • Xenosis: Alien Infection (NerdRage Studios) – Xbox One X Enhanced

Check out the Stela announcement trailer below.

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