Jagex has announced a partnership with Snowcastle Games to publish three upcoming titles through its Jagex Partners label, including Ikonei Island: An Earthlock Adventure, which launched in Early Access for PC via Steam on August 18, and Earthlock 2, which was announced in July 2020.
“Snowcastle really captured our attention when they launched the first Earthlock and we’re delighted to now link up,” said Jagex vice president of third-party launch and partnerships Jeff Pabst in a press release. “At Jagex Partners we’re focused on community-driven games that grow alongside their players. Snowcastle’s community-first approach with Earthlock lines up nicely with what we’re looking to achieve here at Jagex. Ikonei will take that approach even further as it develops into a vast online adventure shared by its community of players.”
Snowcastle Games creative director Bendik Stang added, “Jagex’s history with working with a large community of players to grow their game is really important to us. We’ve had a lot of success independently with Earthlock, but we knew we needed a partner for Ikonei and Earthlock 2 that would help us go even further. Jagex Partners gives us the support required to better communicate with our existing community about what they want and find new ways to invite people into the growing world of Earthlock.”
More details about Jagex Partners and Snowcastle Games’ upcoming titles will be revealed in the coming months.