Spirit of the Island Release Date Announced
PID Games, Meta Publishing, and 1 Million Bits Horde have finally revealed the release date for their highly anticipated game, Spirit of the Island. The game is set to launch on October 19, 2023, on the Nintendo Switch and other platforms.
Spirit of the Island, a life sim RPG, was first announced for the Nintendo Switch earlier this year. However, at that time, no information regarding the game’s release date was provided as it was still in Early Access for PC.
In case you missed our previous coverage, here’s a brief overview of what to expect from Spirit of the Island:
There’s an old tradition in your homeland: to become an adult and complete the coming of age ritual, you must embark on a journey of self-discovery. Your adventure begins on a distant island, deep in a tropical Archipelago. Once a prosperous tourist destination, it has now fallen into disrepair, and it’s up to you to restore its former glory. Explore the Archipelago, meet the locals, and lend them a hand in revitalizing this paradise, all while uncovering the mysteries of your own past.
- Settling in a New Place – Your tropical life will be a busy one. Start by securing a source of food, finding a place to spend the night, and gathering resources to build a farm. Get ready to explore your lands!
- A Plethora of Activities – Spirit of the Island offers 10 unique skills, including farming, mining, foraging, socializing, and even fishing, which comes with its own special mini-game. Will you master them all?
- Your Journey to a Tourist Paradise – Transform your island into a welcoming home and a booming tourist paradise. Attract more tourists to improve your economy, which is crucial for funding your journeys to other islands. Use your skills to please your visitors and decide what to sell in your stores.
- The Best Trip Ever – Impress your tourists so much that they decide to stay, contributing to the growth of your town. Hire them to assist you with various tasks, such as tending to your shops and helping you maintain the island. Make their trip unforgettable!
- The Power of Two – Spirit of the Island offers a unique cooperative mode where you can do everything together with a friend. Build a farm, grow crops, cook delicious dishes, open a store, sell your produce, explore the Archipelago, find treasure, and uncover the secrets of this tropical paradise. Invite your friend and embark on this cooperative journey!
- Vast Tropical Archipelago – The game features 14 unique islands, each with its own fauna, secrets, and dangers. Mysterious caves guarded by ancient creatures await your exploration. Are you brave enough to uncover the mysteries within?
- The Local Community – The Archipelago is bustling with life! Meet over 14 unique characters, each with their own distinct traits and quirks. Romance options are also available!
- An Eventful Life – Spirit of the Island introduces events, recurring occurrences happening throughout each in-game year (four months). Keep an eye on your calendar, as there’s always something fun happening in town!
Check out the release date trailer for Spirit of the Island below:
Release Date Trailer