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Night School Studio, the developer behind the much-beloved choice-driven journey recreation Oxenfree, has offered a launch date for its subsequent recreation, Afterparty. Just in time for Halloween, the comical journey recreation about two pals barhopping throughout hell will launch on October 29.
Much like Oxenfree, Afterparty is a story-driven recreation determined by participant selection. As finest pals Milo and Lola–you can swap between the 2 any time you want–you’ve discovered your self trapped in hell with no concept as to how you bought there. Though hell is a unending get together of consuming and clubbing, the 2 desperately want to return dwelling. There’s just one method out although: it’s a must to defeat Satan in a consuming contest.
As you proceed to discover hell and work your approach to Satan’s dwelling, you will encounter demons and different condemned human souls who’ve their very own issues. Talking to them presents you with new quests to finish and selections to make, and there’s actually no way to do it all in one playthrough. Depending on what you determine to do, the connection between Milo and Lola will change and your perspective on what’s finest for them will alter in consequence. “By the end of the night, you’ll have created your own story arc for Milo and Lola,” Night School Studio co-founder Sean Krankel wrote in an Xbox Wire blog post. “Will they escape hell? Do they even want to escape if they’re having fun?”
Along the way in which, you possibly can cease in a bar to have a drink, with every concoction altering your stats in sure ways–like making you extra aggressive so you possibly can pull off extra spectacular insults throughout an argument. Just make certain you do not drink an excessive amount of. “Get too drunk, and you’ll vomit up your conscience,” co-founder Adam Hines mentioned in an interview with the Los Angeles Times. “The conscience is a little character and you have to chase him around. Until you get him back, every choice you have is awful, very selfish, and narcissistic.”
Afterparty is a day one Xbox Game Pass launch title, however the recreation can also be releasing on PS4 and PC on October 29. A Switch model is scheduled for a later date.