Journey Developer Is Bringing Sky: Youngsters Of The Gentle To Change This Spring

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Thatgamecompany – the studio behind the critically-lauded Journey – has revealed that it’s releasing Sky: Youngsters Of The Gentle on Change this spring.

Described as a “social indie journey sport”, Sky: Youngsters Of The Gentle launched on iOS in 2019 and on Android the next 12 months. It was first confirmed {that a} Change model was coming in the course of the Indie World Showcase in March final 12 months.

Thematically much like Journey, the sport sees gamers exploring a magical kingdom utilizing a cape which permits them to fly. Additionally like Journey, gamers can meet in-game, making for a novel social expertise.

Because the sport arrived on smartphones, it has been downloaded over 50 million occasions, and thatgamecompany has used its reputation to assist good causes. A “Days of Nature” occasion was held to mark Earth Day 2020, throughout gamers may make an in-app buy which might consequence within the planting of a tree – a complete of 40,576 bushes have been planted throughout the Amazonian and Australian forests because of this.

In the identical 12 months, the “Days of Therapeutic” occasion was held in response to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout this, one other IAP was made out there which donated 100% of its proceeds to Médecins Sans Frontières – $1,027,340 was ultimately raised.

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