Already available on Apple Arcade, it’s now time to journey into the unknown with Hitchhiker – A Mystery Game on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PS4, Nintendo Switch and PC. And if you’re looking for something a bit weird and mysterious, you’ve just found it.
Hitchhiker – A Mystery Game comes about through the publishing team of Versus Evil, and they with developmental ideas at Mad About Pandas. Sold as an interactive narrative adventure, Hitchhiker will see you working through five different scenarios, as you take in the most surreal of road trips.
Priced at £16.74, Hitchhiker will see you taking on the role of the titular hitchhiking character as you find yourself heading along a dusty old highway, unaware of who you are, where you are, or what the hell is going on. By grabbing clues you’ll slowly be able to piece together what is happening, working through environmental puzzles in the hope that you slowly become more aware.
Each of the five scenarios promises a new ride, new dialogue and a mix of drivers, each with their own unique… quirks. You’ll spend time chatting to a stoic farmer, a waitress out of work and more – with each and every one of them happy to form a story that twists, turns, ducks and dives forevermore.
- • Hitchhike across a strange and beautiful landscape in five rides with five total strangers who will challenge your grasp on reality… And maybe your philosophy on life.
- • Solve environmental puzzles, and keep an eye out for clues, in order to uncover your mysterious past.
- • The choices you make when speaking with the drivers will reveal your own dark secrets.
If you wish to take on a new journey into the unknown and are ready to unravel some serious mysteries, then head to the digital store of your choosing. For us Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S players, it’ll be the Xbox Store which is priming the download. You’ll also find the game on PS4, PS5, Nintendo Switch and PC.
And of course, if you want to know more about these journeys, check out our full review of Hitchhiker – A Mystery Game on Xbox Series X. It’s well worth a read.
Hitchhiker is a mystery game set along lost highways, where your goal is to solve the puzzle of your own backstory. As a hitchhiker with no memory or destination, you catch a series of rides across a strange and beautiful landscape, tracking the mysterious disappearance of a person close to you. Your drivers range from stoic farmers to off-duty waitresses, and each one has a story to tell. Clues appear, alliances emerge, and nothing is quite what it seems. As your journey continues, you must decode the events of your past while confronting the dangers that lie ahead. Hitchhiker is a road-trip odyssey about exploring the unknown in order to find yourself.