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Indie narrative adventure South of the Circle gets early August release date

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11 bit studios finally unveiled the release date for their upcoming narrative adventure game titled: South of the Circle. The game is heavily inspired by Firewatch and What Remains of Edith Finch, two other narrative driven games.

South of the Circle is set amidst the Cold War in the 1960s. You play as Peter, caught between life defining choices of either pursuing his career or true love. The story stretches between past and present, features amazing art style and aesthetics, exceptional writing and voice-acting from talents such as Gwilym Lee from Bohemian Rhapsody and Olivia Vinall from The Woman in White.

The following are some key features of the game:

  • Compelling and immersive narrative with a unique sense of time and place.
  • Nuanced emotional choices.
  • Fully motion-captured performances to achieve emotional realism.
  • Rich, authentic setting of the historical Cold War era.
  • Environmental storytelling woven through the narrative.
  • Distinguished and consistent art style.
  • Crafted by State of Play Games, developers of BAFTA-winning Lumino City, BAFTA-nominated KAMI 2 and Apple Design Award Winner INKS, for audiences that seek emotional and heart-wrenching moments with a game.

South of the Circle is coming to PC via Steam and GOG, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series S|X, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5 on August 3, 2022. You can wishlist the game now on Steam. A downloadable soundtrack titled "Circles EP: South of the Circle Edition" is available now for free on Steam. The game first launched on the Apple Arcade on October 30, 2020 to positive reception.

Check out the official release date trailer below: