Developer by thatgamecompany studio cleared Sky: Children of the Light release date for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. The free-to-play adventure will be available for Sony consoles in December 2022. You too announcedthat the number of downloads of the game has exceeded 160 million on all platforms.
The creators have not specified whether the PlayStation 5 will receive a separate version with improvements, or whether the game will work on this platform in backwards compatibility mode. The exact release date is also not known.
The team last month announced the start of porting of Sky: Children of the Light to Sony systems. At the same time, the authors confirmed that crossplay will be supported on both PlayStation and other platforms.
As part of the Tokyo Game Show 2022 exhibition, which ends on September 18, the developers presented a teaser for the animated adaptation. announced in March at the AnimeJapan 2022 exhibition. The studio organized its pavilion at the exhibition center of Makuhari Messe and is holding Youtube channel Shows where he talks more about the game world, soundtrack, visual component and other features. See the schedule below official blog.
Sky: Children of the Light was released temporarily exclusively on iOS on July 18, 2019. The game was released on Android on April 7, 2020 and on Nintendo Switch on June 29, 2021. In July 2020, the developers claimed to have passed the mark of 20 million downloads, in October of the same year the number of downloads exceeded 50 million, and in July 2021 – 100 million.In January 2020, the authors confirmed the PC version, but the Release date not yet defined on this platform.
Sky: Children of the Light is the fourth game by thatgamecompany and the first self-published project. The previous three – Flow, Flower and Journey – were released by Sony under an exclusive agreement. Flower was released on iOS in 2017, on PC in 2019 and shortly thereafter Journey was ported to both platforms (published by Annapurna Interactive). In the latest adventure, users travel through magical worlds as “Children of Light” and solve puzzles together. The game has a more developed social component.
Sky: Children of the Light has received a number of prestigious awards, including Apple’s Best iPhone Game of the Year. adventure rating metacritical scores 82 out of 100, and in a review for 3DNews, Alexander Babulin gave it a 9 out of 10, noting its performance “change the landscape of the world of mobile games”.
On July 11th the Season of Shattering started in the game and ends on September 26th.