Game Developer – Off-earth odyssey Planet of Lana will launch on PC and Xbox with Game Pass in spring 2023

The Xbox Wire blog digs deeper into how Lana can use her animal companion Mui to solve puzzles.

Lightning and indie developer Wishfully are pleased to announce that their highly anticipated cinematic puzzle adventure, Planet of Lana, will launch with Game pass when it releases on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC via Steam and the Windows 10 Store in Spring 2023. This new date will allow Planet of Lana additional development time, in order to realize the ambitious potential Lightning and I hope this cinematic puzzle adventure has.

Ahead of its public gameplay demo at gamescom 2022, Wishfully has teamed up with Xbox to debut a new trailer and post a feature to the Xbox Wire portal that shows a preview of some of the companion mechanics players can grab. expect to find out between Lana and her cat-like companion Mui. Read the Xbox Wire feature here:

“We’re sorry that completing development on Planet of Lana is taking longer than originally anticipated, but we promise the wait will be worth it,” said Wishfully director Adam Stjarnljus. “Planet of Lana is a project that we’ve been passionate about for a long time, so we want to make sure that when it’s finally released, people get it in perfect condition.” Game Pass Plus users will be able to play it on launch day, which is exciting for us because it means we can share it with as wide a fan base as possible!

Planet of Lana Wishlist on Steam now:

Set in an alien world, Planet of Lana tells the story of Lana and her loyal animal companion Mui as they embark on a rescue mission to save her sister. This touching story is experienced through the lens of a cinematic side-scrolling game format, as players explore a colorful world filled with stunning environments, strange creatures and dangerous machines. Gameplay-wise, Planet of Lana is an adventure filled with daring platforming, engaging puzzles, tense stealth sequences, and a companion mechanic that connects Lana and Mui, allowing for unique gameplay and moments of excitement. story using their abilities in tandem.

The Planet of Lana soundtrack is composed by DICE and a BAFTA-nominated composer Takeshi Furukawa, known for his work on The Last Guardian. This out-of-this-world odyssey is tied to a very unique visual style that combines hand-drawn illustrations, intricate parallax layers, and a subtle use of 3D graphics to give the appearance of an interactive painting. On high-end PCs and the Xbox Series X, Planet of Lana will run at native 4K (2160p) resolution at 60 frames per second, allowing its incredible artwork to come to life.

Planet of Lana’s stunning hand-painted visuals, unforgettable story, and epic soundtrack will be available exclusively on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC via Steam and the Windows 10 Store in Spring 2023.





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About Lightning

Thunderous group is a group of companies that develops, publishes and invests in games as well as distributes Nintendo products, games, game accessories and toys. Founded in 2017, Thunderful Games is one of two business segments of Thunderous group, the other being Thunderful Distribution. Over the past few years, Thunderful Games has grown organically and through acquisitions into a global organization with eight development studios and over 300 employees. Besides the award-winning internal development pipeline, Thunderful Games also publishes a large number of third-party titles and invests in external game projects.

About Wish Studios

Wishfully is an independent Swedish game studio founded in 2018. With a passion for creating stunning artwork, deep storytelling and innovative design, they always strive to create games that leave a lasting impact.

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