Spiritfarer coming to PS4 and Nintendo Switch

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iam8bit, together with Thunder Lotus Games and with distribution by Skybound Games, will release the physical editions of Spiritfarer for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch on July 27th. The PlayStation 4 ($29.99/€29.99) and Switch ($34.99/€34.99) physical editions are available for pre-order at retailers around the globe starting today. More information can be found at http://spiritfarer.iam8bit.com/

The physical editions for the game will include access to a 96-page digital art book, six collectable postcard and sticker stamp sets highlighting exotic locations from the game and a digital download of the game’s soundtrack, composed by Max LL. A new trailer featuring the standard physical editions can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/JGte6XoiPgI

Spiritfarer – Physical Edition Announcement Trailer

Spiritfarer is a cozy indie management sim about dying where players take the role of Stella, ferrymaster to the deceased, as she befriends and cares for spirits on their way to the afterlife. The game has been nominated in multiple categories across The Game Awards 2020, the 2021 BAFTA Game Awards, the 24th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards, the Hugo and Nebula Awards, and is a multi-category winner at the Canadian Game Awards.

Spiritfarer physical collector's edition

Additionally, iam8bit will release a 2xLP vinyl soundtrack for the game, as well as a robust Collector’s Edition, both of which will be available exclusively at iam8bit.com. More details about the vinyl soundtrack and Collector’s Edition will be announced at a later date. 

We are honoured to be working with Thunder Lotus Games to bring Spiritfarer to physical, giving even more gamers an opportunity to enjoy and cherish it. Spiritfarer is a beautiful game both visually and narratively, which has made collaborating with Thunder Lotus to create memorable physical and collector’s edition bonus content a real treat. We can’t wait to share what we’ve got in store with Spiritfarer fans.

Jon Gibson and Amanda White, co-owners of iam8bit

It’s been an immense pleasure to collaborate with iam8bit on Spiritfarer’s physical editions. Spiritfarer is a special game that means the world to our team, and to finally be able to hold such a passion project in our hands is so satisfying and heartwarming! I hope these physical editions find their way straight into our fans’ hearts, as the Spirits in Spiritfarer did.

Creative Director Nicolas Guérin

Originally released for digital platforms in August 2020, the game celebrated 500,000 digital copies sold in April 2021 alongside the release of The Lily Update, the first of three free updates for the game to come in 2021. 

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