Moonlighter launches for PS4, Xbox One, and PC on May 29 - Gematsu
Moonlighter launches for PS4, Xbox One, and PC on May 29
posted on 04.10.18 at 06:00 AM EDT by (@salromano)
Merge Games to publish physical edition.

Moonlighter

Action RPG Moonlighter will launch digitally for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on May 29 for $19.99, publisher 11 Bit Studios and developer Digital Sun announced. A release date for the Switch version was not announced.

Physical standard and “Signature” editions of Moonlighter will also be released. The Signature Edition will include a copy of the game, high-quality box, glossy A3 poster, squishy Jelly-Monster figure, and double-sided medallion.

The press release notes that further information about the physical editions will be announced at a later date. However, physical edition distributor Merge Games previously announced that the PlayStation 4 and Switch versions of Moonlighter will be released at retail.

Here is an overview of the game, via its Steam page:

About

During an archeological excavation – a set of Gates were discovered. People quickly realized that these ancient passages lead to different realms and dimensions. Rynoka, a small commercial village, was found near the excavation site – providing brave and reckless adventurers with treasures beyond measure.

Moonlighter is an action RPG with rogue-lite elements that demonstrates two sides of the coin – revealing everyday routines of Will, an adventurous shopkeeper that secretly dreams of becoming a hero.

Key Features

  • Shopkeeping – While conducting your business in Rynoka village, you can put items on sale, set their price carefully, manage gold reserves, recruit assistants and upgrade the shop. Be careful though – some shady individuals may want to steal your precious wares!
  • Meet Villagers – Getting to know Rynoka’s residents and understanding needs of customers is crucial. Some folks may have special quests for you, requesting rare items and offering handsome rewards in return.
  • Craft & Enchant – Crafting and enchanting system is essential for the your progression. Interacting with the villagers is the way to craft new armors, weapons and enchant existing equipment. This creates a great deal of flexibility and spices up the way the equipment is used.
  • Get the Loot – While visiting other worlds, collect valuable resources, weapons, armors, treasures and peculiar artifacts. Then, manage acquired loot using unique inventory-based abilities.
  • Fight with Style – Defeating various enemies and bosses, revel in the challenging and deep combat mechanics. The depth of combat depends on the interactions between weapons, abilities, enemies and secondary effects of items. Feel comfortable developing your own battling style.
  • Open the Gates – Gates lead to different worlds. Each run is unique and forces you to take some smart decisions. You never know what you will encounter next – that’s why you have to be prepared for everything.

Watch a new trailer below. View a new set of screenshots at the gallery.

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