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Post-apocalyptic narrative-driven RPG Broken Roads is out now on Steam, PlayStation and Xbox

Victoria, Australia – April 10th, 2024 – Independent game studio Drop Bear Bytes are proud to reveal that their isometric RPG Broken Roads is out now on Steam for $34.99 / £29.50 / €33.99, and PlayStation and Xbox consoles for $39.99 / £34.99 / €39.99; with a 10% discount during the launch week. A Nintendo Switch version will follow shortly thereafter.

To commemorate this launch, a new trailer was revealed today as part of the The Triple-i Initiative showcase of indie games, which you can watch below. 

More about Broken Roads:
Broken Roads is a narrative-driven RPG that brings exploration, strategic turn-based combat and meaningful philosophical choices to an all-new Australian post-apocalyptic setting. Broken Roads skillfully blends traditional and all-new role-playing elements on top of a classless system offering near-unlimited character development options built around four philosophies: Humanist, Utilitarian, Machiavellian, and Nihilist. Furthermore the game presents players with an original morality system: the Moral Compass which sees dialogue options and questing decisions influence, and be influenced by, a character’s philosophical leaning and the tough decisions they make along the way.

Broken Roads’ locations are all authentic recreated from the team visiting towns and landmarks in West Australia and taking photos, videos and audio recordings for it to be as true as possible. Furthermore, even the game’s atmospheric soundtrack composed by Tim Sunderland is composed with instruments constructed from everyday objects which brings a wholly unique and distinctive tone to the game.

“With Broken Roads we wanted to create a distinctly Australian take on the post apocalypse,” said Craig Ritchie, Game Director at Drop Bear Bytes. “Being an island nation with a rich history and diverse – and often dangerous – wildlife, it seemed like the perfect setting. Furthermore, we’re an Australian studio, so we wanted to share our regional perspective with the rest of the world in a deep, expansive RPG full of colorful characters, intriguing mysteries, and challenging moral dilemmas.”

About Drop Bear Bytes

Drop Bear Bytes is an independent studio headquartered in Torquay, Victoria, Australia. Drop Bear Bytes was established in early 2019 with the goal of developing a deep, narrative-driven role-playing experience. With a team comprised of developers, artists and writers from Australia, South Africa, Canada, USA and China, we are currently working on our debut title, Broken Roads, a traditional isometric RPG for PC, Switch, Playstation and Xbox platforms.