XEL Available Now on PC; Coming to Nintendo Switch on July 14

XEL Available Now on PC; Coming to Nintendo Switch on July 14

Break Out of the Confines of Space and Time in XEL, an Adventure Available Now on PC; Coming to Nintendo Switch on July 14

The Wait is Over! Jump Through Spacetime and Discover the Secrets Awaiting in the Mysterious, Lush World of XEL 

Wiesbaden, Germany (July 12, 2022) – Today, award-winning indie publisher Assemble Entertainment and developer Tiny Roar are thrilled to announce the launch of sci-fi adventure XEL on PC, with the Nintendo Switch version launching on July 14th. A love letter to classic Zelda games and other genre-defining top-down RPGs, XEL entices players to journey through the exotic landscape of a mysterious planet trapped in a seemingly never-ending cycle of peril.

Shipwrecked on an unfamiliar world, players take on the role of Reid, an unexpected heroine to the world she’s stranded on. Devoid of her past memories, Reid must traverse this strange planet, battling enemies and solving puzzling dungeons along the way. Partnered with her sassy companion Chap, Reid must unearth the secrets hiding in this forgotten world and reveal the connection she has to it, or else risk being trapped in the same pattern of destruction she is tasked with ending.

Key Features of XEL Include:

  • Old School Meets New School: Retro meets modern in a classic top-down 3D action-adventure featuring a well-crafted and fun combat system comprised of, dodging, parrying, and clever gadgets
     
  • Adventure Through Space and Time: Explore the mysterious world of XEL and uncover its dark past, utilizing mind-bending time travel to unlock the secrets of the mysterious land while mastering the many challenging dungeons waiting to be explored
     
  • A Timeless Audiovisual Experience: Composed by Gidon Wolff, XEL offers a timeless soundtrack complemented by vibrant visuals, handcrafted by a passionate indie team

XEL is available now on Windows PC via Steam and GOG for $14.99 with a limited-time discount and will be available July 14th for Nintendo Switch for $18.99 with a limited-time 20% discount. The mystifying adventure will launch on Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, and Playstation 4/5 later this year.

A demo showcasing the first 30 minutes of the time-bending adventure is also available, including an exciting look into the first mini boss fight against the menacing “Overseer”. As an added bonus, interested players can discover more about the passion behind the epic sci fi-fantasy title and in-depth details in the latest XEL Devlog #4 ‘Level Design Philosophy’ on Steam.

Assemble also launched its quintessential “Save The World Edition” for $24.99 USD. This edition includes a digital artbook, full soundtrack, and digital comic drawn by artist Marvin Clifford telling the story of Chap, the plucky companion of protagonist Reid. Each sold Save The World Edition supports SeaWatch, a non-profit organization dedicated to sea rescues in the Mediterranean.
 

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