Revolution Software’s cyberpunk adventure Beyond a Steel Sky coming to consoles in November 30, 2021

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Discover the gorgeous Beyond a Steel Book & Utopia retail editions, now available for preorder!

Sydney, Australia – September 3rd, 2021 – Studio Revolution Software, creators of the popular Broken Sword series, and publisher Microids, are delighted to announce that Beyond a Steel Sky will launch November 30 on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One consoles and Nintendo Switch.

From Charles Cecil, creator of the Broken Sword series, with art direction by Dave Gibbons, legendary comic book artist behind Watchmen, Beyond A Steel Sky is the spiritual successor to the classic Beneath a Steel Sky, launched more than two decades ago.

Beyond a Steel Sky stands as a thrilling story of loyalty and redemption set in an eerie and terrifying world of AI-driven social controls. Set a decade after the events of the first game, Beyond a Steel Sky immerses players once again in the captivating Union City – a dystopian cyberpunk city full of mysterious, sinister secrets.

With Dave Gibbons’s breathtaking comic book art style, the game is a hugely ambitious adventure which redefines the genre by allowing the player to subvert the world, populated by AI-driven characters, with interesting solutions to puzzles emerging from their actions.

Key features:

  • A fascinating sci-fi world – An adventure set within a dynamic world, populated by willful characters driven by motivations that the player can subvert. In combination with a unique hacking tool, multiple solutions to puzzles emerge from player choices.
  • A thrilling story full of humor – Unravel dark conspiracies, defeat a terrifying antagonist in this dramatic, humorous, cyberpunk thriller, which explores contemporary themes: social control, AI, and total surveillance.
  • A unique 3D comic book art style – A beautifully detailed, comic-book styled world, from the mind of legendary comic artist Dave Gibbons.
  • Ingenious puzzles – Intelligent puzzles are interwoven with an intriguing dramatic narrative to deliver a compelling gameplay experience.

“I am thrilled to be able to open the gates to Union City once more, and welcome console players to Beyond a Steel Sky which launches this winter.” says Charles Cecil, Founder and CEO of Revolution Software. “It has been a pleasure and privilege to have had the opportunity to collaborate with Dave Gibbons again in bringing Robert Foster back after an absence of two decades – and what an extraordinary change there has been!”

Watch the brand new trailer on YouTube here


Check out the game’s Beyond a Steel Book and Utopia Editions!

The Beyond a Steel Book Edition contains:

  • An Exclusive Steelbook® featuring comic artwork from Dave Gibbons
  • The game on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One or Nintendo Switch
  • The game’s Original Soundtrack (digital format)
  • A Sticker Sheet

Here is the content of the Utopia Edition:

  • A Unique Collector’s Box
  • An Exclusive Hologram Lamp
  • An Exclusive Steelbook® featuring comic artwork from Dave Gibbons
  • A 50-page Mini Artbook
  • The game on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One or Nintendo Switch
  • The game’s Original Soundtrack (digital format)
  • 5 Holo-ad Cards
  • Exchangeable Dog Tags (keychain & necklace)
  • A Sticker Sheet
  • An Enamel Pin
  • 2 XXL Premium Stickers

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About Microids

Microids is a French video game publisher. Founded in 1985, Microids’ editorial strategy now focuses on 4 major areas: adventure games, racing games, retro gaming and games inspired by iconic titles. By collaborating with renowned studios and authors (Pendulo Studios, Eden Studios, Benoît Sokal, Paul Cuisset, Philippe Dessoly and Pierre Adane), Microids has become a major player in international video games. Taking inspiration from legendary titles, Microids reaches a wide audience and creates original adventures which give gamers the chance to play as some of their most beloved characters.

About Revolution Software

Founded in 1990, Revolution is a world-leading developer of narrative-driven adventure video games with titles such as the Broken Sword series, Beneath a Steel Sky and numerous major licenses. Having been played by over 10 million players, Revolution’s Broken Sword is one of the world’s best loved adventure series.

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