Red Thread Games Announces Dustborn for PS5, Xbox Series X & PC

Red Thread Games Announces Dustborn for PS5, Xbox Series X & PC
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Coming to PC, Xbox and PlayStation next year, Dustborn is a story-driven, road-tripping action-adventure about hope, friendship, love, robots — and the power of words. Red Thread Games, the award-winning studio behind Dreamfall Chapters and Draugen, announced Dustborn in a world premiere at the GamesRadar+ Future Games Show.

Watch the Dustborn Teaser Trailer:

Dustborn is a third-person, single-player, story-driven action-adventure. Set in a colourful and perilous post-infodemic world inspired by graphic novels, a band of friends must cross a divided continent, carrying a precious cargo from California to Nova Scotia.

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You play Pax: ex-con, outcast, con-artist, and Anomal with superhuman powers fuelled by disinformation. Your job: to transport a mysterious cargo across a Divided States of America. But this is not a one-woman job. The fanatical Puritans are on your tail, the authoritarian Justice is in your way, and you’re four-months pregnant. Joined by a motley band of misfits with their own weird powers, you’ll overcome the challenges that stand in your way…through manipulation, subterfuge, and force.

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The road trip starts in 2021 when Dustborn comes to PC, Xbox and PlayStation. In the meantime, pack your bags, wishlist on Steam and stay tuned to wearedustborn.com.Dustborn is co-funded by Creative Europe Media, the Norwegian Film Institute, and Viken Filmsenter.

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Key Features

You Just Can’t Without Your Crew: Recruit and manage a motley mob of outcasts and misfits with weird powers, compelling personal stories, and conflicting personalities, and manage your relationships through an expressive, branching dialogue system.• Wield Weaponised Words: Words have power. Use weaponised words (fuelled by disinformation) in combat and conversations, to fight enemies, manipulate strangers, and motivate friends.• The Romance of the Road Trip: On the road you’ll explore new places, take on unexpected assignments, recruit crew members and fight your pursuers. Travel undercover as a folk-punk-rock band, and keep up appearances by learning original songs around the campfire…before proving yourself in an epic Battle of the Bands!