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Critically Acclaimed Indie COCOON Physical Editions and Vinyl Available for Pre-Order Now

Explore New Worlds with the Brilliant Retail Edition and iam8bit Collector’s Edition at cocoon.iam8bit.com 

LOS ANGELES – May 23, 2024. iam8bit, together with developer Geometric Interactive and publisher Annapurna Interactive, have revealed stunning physical editions and vinyl of the acclaimed title COCOON will be coming soon to multiple platforms. Fans of the game may choose the retail edition, available on PlayStation 5 and Nintendo Switch for $29.99, €29.99, £24.99, or opt for the otherworldly iam8bit Collector’s Edition, available for PlayStation 5 and Switch for $74.99. Fans can also get their cerci on the COCOON vinyl, available for $32.99.

A trailer showcasing the new physical editions is available below:

All COCOON products can be purchased from cocoon.iam8bit.com. The retail edition will be available via European retail stores. 

The retail edition features the game alongside five beautiful orb art cards and will be available on European retail store shelves on September 13. More indulgent puzzle-players may obtain the iam8bit Collector’s Edition, which includes a 3” laser-etched crystal orb light with an activator pedestal, an 11” x 17” double-sided poster, five orb art cards and an exclusive cover with original art by Erwin Kho, all for $74.99. This version is exclusive to iam8bit.com and will begin shipping in Q4 2024. 

Also not to be missed is the sleek 1xLP Vinyl, available for $32.99. Pressed on Classic Black vinyl, and housed in a foil-embellished jacket, this Vinyl features an arranged musical experience by composer Jakob Schmid, painting a complete portrait of COCOON’s music. Featuring all-original album art by Erwin Kho, the vinyl will begin shipping in Q4 2024.

Recommended by 98% of critics on OpenCritic, COCOON was named Eurogamer’s Game of the Year in 2023. The title has also consistently been lauded since its release, winning the Best Debut Indie Game at the Game Awards and the Outstanding Achievement for an Independent Game Award at the 27th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards. Additionally, COCOON was given an honorable mention for Best Audio and Best Technology at the 24th Game Developers Choice Awards. Offering a unique take on the puzzle adventure genre, each of COCOON’s many worlds exists within an orb that players can carry on their backs. Players are invited to interact with alien environments and biochemical devices left behind by an ancient civilization, facing the mighty guardians of each world in fierce battles and leaping between worlds to solve intricate puzzles. 

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About iam8bit

iam8bit is a creative production emporium that’s been boldly redefining the entertainment industry since 2005. Its collaborative works have taken a variety of forms, including groundbreaking community events, immersive art experiences, and exclusive collectibles, all designed to bring surprise and delight to people’s lives. iam8bit played a crucial role in the vinyl renaissance, minting its first record in 2010, and is the industry leader in premium physical editions of top-tier games. iam8bit evolved into financing and publishing games under its iam8bit Presents imprint, including the smash hit Escape Academy; NES mash note Garbage Pail Kids: Mad Mike and the Quest for Stale Gum; and the upcoming chill vibes simulator Simpler Times. The company is based in Los Angeles and co-owned/co-creatively directed by Jon M. Gibson and Amanda White.

About Annapurna Interactive

Annapurna Interactive, founded in 2016, works with game creators from around the world to develop and release personal experiences for everyone. Their award-winning portfolio includes Neon White, Stray, Outer Wilds, Storyteller, What Remains of Edith Finch, Sayonara Wild Hearts, Solar Ash, and A Memoir Blue, as well as upcoming titles Thirsty Suitors, Lorelei and the Laser Eyes, Open Roads, Forever Ago, Skin Deep, Flock, Bounty Star, Silent Hill: Townfall and more. 

About Geometric Interactive 

Geometric Interactive is an independent game development studio based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Geometric Interactive’s games are designed around unique gameplay ideas, with striking graphics and atmospheric sound created in service of the interactive experience. The studio was founded by former Playdead employees: Jeppe Carlsen, who was the lead gameplay designer on the internationally acclaimed award-winning titles Limbo and Inside, and programmer/composer Jakob Schmid, whose work on the music-based platformer 140 won the 2013 IGF Award for Excellence in Audio.