Stela launches October 17 for Xbox One, “in the coming weeks” for Apple Arcade, and Q1 2020 for PC

Run for your life on a journey to a monastery high atop snow-peaked mountains.


Stela will launch for Xbox One on October 17 for $19.99, followed by Apple Arcade “in the coming weeks,” and PC in Q1 2020, developer SkyBox Labs announced.

Here is an overview of the game, via SkyBox Labs:

Traverse a decaying forest, lifeless villages, mysterious temple dungeons littered with traps, a huge cavern home to a gargantuan beast awakening as the world slips deep into slumber, and more exotic locations. Run for your life from Shadows, the hungry spirits haunting the world in its death throes, strange monstrosities, and other creatures on a journey to a monastery high atop snow-peaked mountains.

The minimalist yet poignant odyssey eschews dialogue in favor of cinematic storytelling amidst sweeping landscapes. Solve massive puzzles in a world depicted in muted colors. An original ambient soundtrack from the composers of Wandersong and Rogue Legacy, the Vancouver-based studio A Shell in the Pit, fully immerses wanderers in the bleak tale.

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