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Pre-Orders Now Available for Vinyl Soundtrack, PS5 and Nintendo Switch Physical Editions

May 12th, 2021 — William Chyr Studio announces its award-winning exploration puzzle game Manifold Garden will receive a PlayStation 5 release on May 20th for $19.99 USD (European prices are commensurate); with the PS5 edition offered as free upgrade for those that already own the game on PS4. Rediscover gravity and explore an Escher-esque world of impossible architecture in this BAFTA and Game Developers Choice Awards-nominated indie release.

William Chyr Studio has also partnered with iam8bit to bring physical releases of Manifold Garden for PS5 and Nintendo Switch consoles, as well as a limited vinyl edition of the soundtrack (1000 total pressings) that includes pop-up architecture plus two in-game tracks not included in the digital soundtrack. Pre-orders are available now for all of the aforementioned products on the iam8bit store.

Manifold Garden is a game that reimagines physics and space. Witness infinity in first-person, and master its rules to solve physics-defying puzzles. Cultivate a garden to open new paths forward, where an eternal expanse awaits.

Key Features

  • An expansive and visually striking world filled with mind-bending puzzles.
  • Manipulate gravity to gain new perspectives and walk on any visible surface.
  • Experience space in new ways as you explore infinitely repeating Escher-esque architecture.
  • Photo Mode offers fun and accessible tools to use Manifold Garden’s world as a canvas for generating beautiful pieces of digital art.
  • PS5-specific: 4K, 60FPS, DualSense™ wireless controller haptic support, Game Help supported.

Manifold Garden is also currently available digitally on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Steam, Epic Games Store, and Apple Arcade.

To learn more, visit:

Game Website:http://manifold.garden/
Developer Website:https://williamchyr.com/

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About Manifold Garden’s History & William Chyr
In November 2012, William Chyr began working on Manifold Garden. Initially called Relativity, the game was inspired by the M.C. Escher print which depicts a world with multiple gravities. In early 2015, Manifold Garden was backed by Indie Fund. Over the course of its development, the game has been shown in over 20 game conventions and festivals, including E3, Tokyo Game Show, Gamercamp, and Indiecade East.

Manifold Garden has had a long history of open and transparent development, including a devlog that first started back in November 2013, and regular Twitch streams since 2016.

William Chyr is an independent game developer and visual artist based in Chicago. His work spans a variety of media, including web, print, and installation. Learn more about William here.

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