Windbound ‘Mural’ story trailer

New pre-order bonuses announced.


Publisher Deep Silver and developer 5 Lives Studios have released a new story trailer for Windbound, as well as announced new pre-order bonuses.

Get the details below.


“Kara.” The mural speaks of her name. It warns of a treacherous path that lies ahead in her heroic voyage through ancient lands and the seas that surround them; fulfilling a destiny that is shrouded in a long-forgotten history with its remnants scattered like whispers throughout the lands.

She must fight through The Forbidden Islands and face its storm to return to her tribe, but it will take time and perseverance to understand its true nature, as unexpected dangers test her resolve and will to survive.

Pre-Order Bonuses

Players who pre-order the game on Microsoft Store, Steam Store or Epic Games Store will receive “Kara’s Ancestral Gear” bonus items at launch.

Players who pre-order or purchase the game within two weeks of launch on Switch will be entitled to redeem “Kara’s Ancestral Gear” downloadable content via the Nintendo eShop until September 10. For Japan, Korea and Hong Kong customers, the bonus items will be available to download a week after launch on September 2 until September 15 at no extra cost.

For PlayStation Store and Stadia, players will not be able to pre-order, but will receive “Kara’s Ancestral Gear” bonus items if they purchase the game within the first two weeks of launch until September 10.

“Kara’s Ancestral Gear” consists of the following items:

  • Ancestral Attire – This treasured garment – fit for either a warrior or a priest – has been handed down from generation to generation, and now the time has come for Kara to honor her past.
  • Ancestral Oar – The Oceanic Gyre was revered in times past, though its true significance is enigmatic to Kara’s people today. Nevertheless, this salt-treated wooded oar remains sturdy and functional, despite its age.
  • Ancestral Knife – How or where the ancestors acquired these Sea Shards remains a mystery, but few would deny their efficacy. Luminous, durable and impossibly sharp, this blade cuts as well today as it did a hundred years ago.

Windbound is due out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC via Steam and the Epic Games Store, and Stadia on August 28.

Watch the trailer below. View the full mural at the gallery.

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