Spiritfarer ‘Gwen’ trailer

"Cozy management game" playable at PAX West 2019.

Spiritfarer

Developer Thunder Lotus has released a new trailer for its June-announced “cozy management game” Spiritfarer dubbed “Gwen.”

The trailer provides a deeper look into the relationship between protagonist Stella and the spirit passengers that she will meet. It explores the topics of friendship, developing a relationship with your passengers, and eventually guiding them to the afterlife.

Here is an overview of the game, via Thunder Lotus:

About

Spiritfarer is a cozy management game about dying. You play Stella, ferrymaster to the deceased, a Spiritfarer. Build a boat to explore the world, then befriend and care for spirits before finally releasing them into the afterlife. Farm, mine, fish, harvest, cook, and craft your way across mystical seas. Join the adventure as Daffodil the cat, in two-player cooperative play. Spend relaxing quality time with your spirit passengers, create lasting memories, and, ultimately, learn how to say goodbye to your cherished friends. What will you leave behind?

Key Features

  • What will you leave behind? – Play as Stella, ferrymaster to the deceased, a Spiritfarer. Build a boat to explore the world, then befriend and care for spirits before finally releasing them into the afterlife.
  • A unique, endlessly varied adventure! – Farm, mine, fish, harvest, cook, and craft your way across mystical seas. Unwind for hours into cozy and relaxing gameplay. Join the adventure as Daffodil the cat, in two-player cooperative play.
  • Learn how to say goodbye. – Experience moving, emotional stories filled with unforgettable moments. Spend relaxing quality time with your spirit passengers, create lasting memories, and, ultimately, learn how to say goodbye to your cherished friends. What will you leave behind?

Spiritfarer is due out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC in 2020. It will also be playable at PAX West 2019 from August 30 to September 2 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.

Watch the trailer below.

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