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  Thunder Lotus Shares New Gameplay from Spiritfarer , AMA coming soon
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Montreal, Canada - May 26, 2020 - Creators of unique hand-drawn indie games Thunder Lotus have shared fresh new gameplay from Spiritfarer, the “cozy management game about dying”. The Second Spiritfarer Gameplay Teaser shines a spotlight on the game’s more dynamic platforming levels, which serve as a counterpoint to Spiritfarer’s cozy management gameplay and emotional narrative. The teaser premiered today alongside like-minded wholesome games on the Wholesome Direct showcase. Spiritfarer is scheduled for release in 2020 on Xbox Game Pass, Xbox One, Windows PC, PlayStation®4, and Nintendo Switch™.

The Spiritfarer Second Gameplay Teaser Trailer can be viewed here:

In addition, the developer has announced its plans to participate in the upcoming Steam Game Festival - Summer Edition by hosting an AMA on June 10, 2020. Thunder Lotus looks forward to discussing its approach to delivering an experience that is both entertaining and emotionally moving in Spiritfarer, as well as answering any other questions the studio’s fans may have. Fans are encouraged to check Spiritfarer’s Steam page for upcoming details about the AMA event.

“It’s great to be able to showcase some of the great gameplay variety we’re building into Spiritfarer with this Teaser,” said Spiritfarer Creative Director Nicolas Guérin in a prepared statement. “The game’s development is coming along very smoothly, and our great community has been quite vocal about their anticipation. I look forward to fielding their questions during the AMA.”

About Spiritfarer

Spiritfarer is a cozy management game about dying. You play Stella, ferrymaster to the deceased, a Spiritfarer. Build a boat to explore the world, then befriend and care for spirits before finally releasing them into the afterlife. Farm, mine, fish, harvest, cook, and craft your way across mystical seas. Join the adventure as Daffodil the cat, in two-player cooperative play. Spend relaxing quality time with your spirit passengers, create lasting memories, and, ultimately, learn how to say goodbye to your cherished friends. What will you leave behind?

Spiritfarer will be released in 2020 on the following platforms: Xbox Game Pass, Xbox One, Windows PC, PlayStation®4, Nintendo Switch™, Mac and Linux.

Media partners are invited to request further information and interviews from the developer’s communications head at [email protected]

For screenshots and more information about the Second Spiritfarer Gameplay Teaser, download the press kit here:

About Thunder Lotus

Thunder Lotus is a maker of beautifully powerful video games. A passionate collective of AAA, indie, and mobile expats with over 40 years of combined industry experience and 20+ shipped titles, Thunder Lotus aspires to distill its visionary original IP’s into captivating interactive experiences that the team itself would love to play. Founded in 2014, Thunder Lotus recently entered its fifth year in the industry with significant momentum and ambition.

Founder Will Dubé and friends brought the hand-drawn action-exploration game Jotun to Kickstarter in July 2014. Jotun and the expanded Jotun: Valhalla Edition released to wide acclaim on all major systems from 2015 to 2018. Thunder Lotus’ sophomore creation, Sundered was initially released in 2017, and saw the release of the expanded Sundered: Eldritch Edition in 2018. Thunder Lotus’ third production, titled Spiritfarer, is scheduled for release on Xbox Game Pass, Xbox One, Windows PC, PlayStation®4, Nintendo Switch™, Mac and Linux in 2020.


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Spiritfarer Second Gameplay Teaser trailer: [link]

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