Through Steam, Xbox Game Preview, and Game Pass.
Grounded, Obsidian Entertainment’s upcoming Honey-I-Shrunk-The-Kids-style bug-high survival adventure, will likely be getting into Steam early access and Xbox Game Preview on 28th July.
Obsidian unveiled Grounded – to some shock, given its appreciable deviation from the studio’s ordinary RPG fare – on the tail-end of final yr, and Eurogamer’s Robert Purchese was fairly charmed by the expertise when he acquired an early have a look at the sport.
That preliminary reveal was accompanied by a trailer showcasing Grounded’s strikingly outsized backyard-as-perilous-jungle setting, however now Obsidian is prepared to supply just a few story teases, as seen in a brand-new video throughout tonight’s Inside Xbox livestream.
Here, we’re launched to a speaking robotic companion who’ll information gamers by way of their survival-driven adventures, constructed across the ordinary style staples of exploration, crafting, and base building – albeit with huge bug twist. There are additionally hints of a weirdly superior high-tech civilisation among the many inches-high shrubbery, mentioned to be a mysterious evil power whose actual goal will likely be revealed as Grounded’s motion progresses.
Although Obsidian insists story is an actual focus, and has helped inform the world’s “lived in and alive” design, Grounded’s plot will not have an finish when it arrives this summer time. Instead, the developer says it hopes to get neighborhood suggestions in order to carry issues to a satisfying conclusion following Grounded’s early access launch on Steam, Xbox One, and the Windows 10 Store (in addition to PC and console Game Pass) on 28th July.