EA Originals helps to shine a light on some of the most passionate, independent and talented game studios across the globe, all with the might of EA working in the background. And it is for that reason why the upcoming arrival of Sea of Solitude should be met with excitement, as the EA Originals Adventure game gets a confirmed release date.
So, coming to Xbox One, PS4 and Origin for PC, Sea of Solitude will launch worldwide on July 5th 2019, providing gamers across the globe the chance to immerse themselves in a deeply intimate story following a young woman’s emotional journey to overcome loneliness.
Created by the visionary German studio Jo-Mei Games, and pushed to the public via the might of EA and their EA Originals programme – A Way Out and Fe have previously released via the scheme – Sea of Solitude is an emotional experience that takes players on a personal journey to overcome inner loneliness. This will see you helping Kay see below the surface and beyond, guiding her through a flooded city landscape in a deeply touching tale of darkness and light. As waters rise and fall to reflect her own state of mind, Kay will meet fantastical creatures and monsters, learn their stories and solve challenges to rid the world of tainted memories.
“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.”
This is all brought together via a striking visual style, and Sea of Solitude is an intimate adventure across a beautiful and evolving world where nothing is quite as it seems. Kay’s journey unfolds around dynamic environments as atmospheric in-game weather mechanics help visualise the characters’ emotions. You will be found unlocking new areas to explore by overcoming emotional challenges and progressively revealing light and colour into the dark and stormy world. Through unique encounters with a variety of beautiful and terrifying monsters, Kay will discover why her loneliness has turned her into a monster and what it will take to change back to a human.
Make sure you check out the original teaser trailer below and then hold tight for that July 5th 2019 release. You’ll find Sea of Solitude launching on Xbox One, PS4 and PC at a price of £17.99.