Developer Prideful Sloth has announced today that their upcoming game Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles will launch on PS4 and PC in Q2 2017. Prideful Sloth is made of of a team of veterans led by three people who were a Activision producer and an artist and senior programmer formally of Rocksteady. You can watch the trailer and read the press release below.
Yonder is set on the massive island of Gemea, a lush frontier with eight distinct environments ranging from sunny tropical beaches to frigid snowcapped summits. Each location has its own flora and fauna, along with changing seasons and a day-night cycle. Gemea, once a paradise, still maintains the appearance of one, yet an evil murkhas enshrouded the land and its people in despair.
The hero of Yonder will explore the island, uncovering its secrets and the mysteries within them self as they embarks on a journey of self-discovery, while saving Gemea and its people. On the quest to become the island’s champion, he or she will join forces with natives and Sprites, ethereal creatures whom are the only thing capable of dispersing the murk.
The towns of Gemea are filled with kind-hearted residents who have faced many difficulties since the arrival of the murk. By contributing to the island through talents like farming, crafting, cooking, fishing and brewing, relationships can be built with the locals, who offer everything from resources to a new farm as rewards.
If you happen to be going to PlayStation Experience 2016 this weekend the game will be getting its first public debut there so be on the lookout for it.