sea of solitude

Created by Jo-Mei Games and published under the EA Originals banner, Sea of Solitude has today launched on Xbox One, PS4 and PC. If you’re after a bit of beautiful, emotive storytelling, then this is the game for you.

Available to purchase and download right now on Xbox One, PS4 and PC, Sea of Solitude throws you face first into a deeply intimate story of a young woman’s journey to overcome loneliness. Priced up at £19.99 – with the usual 10% discount available to EA Access subscribers – this is a game that will hit you like no other.

Placed into the shoes of Kay, you’ll need to make your way through a flooded city as you deal with the multiple elements that come your way. Darkness and light are a hug part of what this story brings, but as the waters of the city rise and fall, you’ll be found reflecting on not just Kay’s state of mind, but your own, as you meet many creatures and monsters and learn their stories and fate.

Expect Sea of Solitude to deliver multiple challenges your way as the latest EA Originals title follows on from the likes of Unravel to provide a stunning visual style, a beautiful evolving world and an absolute ton of atmosphere.

“Sea of Solitude centers on the essence of loneliness and tugs on the heartstrings of its players by mirroring their own reality. It’s by far the most artistic and personal project I’ve ever created, written during a very emotional time in my life,” said Cornelia Geppert, CEO of Jo-Mei Games. “Designing characters based on emotions was a deeply personal achievement for our team and we’re so excited for players to soon experience Kay’s powerful story of self-discovery and healing.”

Get yourself over to your favoured digital store right now. Our preferred option is most definitely the Xbox Store for Xbox One. We’ll be spending a bit of time over there prior to firing out a little review of Sea of Solitude on Xbox One. Make sure you keep an eye out for it.

Game Description:

When humans get too lonely, they turn into monsters… Sea of Solitude takes you on a personal journey of a young woman’s loneliness. Set sail across a beautiful and evolving world, where nothing is quite what it seems. Meet fantastical creatures and monsters, learn their stories, and solve challenges. Explore a flooded city, either by boat, on foot, or by swimming through the water itself. Dare to look what lies beneath the surface, in a haunting struggle of darkness and light, and discover what it truly means to be human. KEY FEATURES – AN EMOTIONAL JOURNEY Sea of Solitude embarks players on a nuanced and intimate action-adventure, experienced through the mind of Kay, as she struggles to overcome her inner loneliness. Players must help Kay see below the surface and beyond, guiding her through her Sea of Solitude, in this deeply touching tale of darkness and light. – A METAPHORICAL WORLD As her journey evolves, Kay’s dark and stormy environment begins to transform, with light and color shining into the world. Water levels rise and fall to reflect her own state of mind, transforming the flooded city landscape into new areas for the player to explore, with new challenges to face. – FACE THE MONSTERS WITHIN Encounter fantastical creatures, solve puzzles, and rid the world of tainted memories. Meet a variety of beautiful and terrifying monsters, each with their own struggles of loneliness to tell. Through confronting these monsters, Kay will not only learn more about them, but also herself, and what it means to be human. – AN EA ORIGINAL EA Originals helps shine a light on some of the most passionate, independent, and talented game studios across the globe. Discover innovative and unforgettable gaming experiences, from highly creative game makers who love to enchant and inspire.

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