Ravenscourt and DigiSIART announce that you will be available from the criticized Title Road 96 in April 2022 for both Sony Playstation and Microsoft Xbox.
Road 96 is a constantly evolving, story-driven adventure game with survival elements in which players have to flee from a country ruling by an authoritarian regime that stands on the edge of the collapse.
“The idea that console players will soon be able to make their first steps on the emotional journey into freedom is really exciting,” said Yoan Fanise, CEO & Creative Director at DigiST.
“Road 96, which is inspired by the classic road trip films from the 90s, seemed to be created for this generation of consoles and their owners. Lean back and prepare for a roadtrip like no other, “he added.
Road 96 for PC is currently available in the “Road 96 Hitchhiker Bundle” with a 25% discount on Steam. The “Road 96 Hitchhiker Bundle” contains everything necessary to be a Petria connoisseur of the old and new times and to experience life as a holder in Petria the most authentic way. It contains the game Road 96, the original soundtrack, the documentary and the game book that tells the prehistory.
about Road 96
Road 96 is a procedural generated adventure that is constantly evolving. There are also survival elements: The player must escape from a country that is dominated by an authoritarian regime and is just before the collapse.
Road 96 has a steadily evolving story, which is further revealed with any new escape attempt, inspired by Roadtrip movies from the 90s by directors such as Quentin Tarantino, The Coen Brothers and Bong Joon-Ho. On the soundtrack of the game, titles of bands like Survive (Stranger Things) are heard.
Road 96 is the most ambitious project of DigiSIXART directed by the Game Industry Veteran Yoan Fanise (Valiant Hearts, Memories Retold). In June 2020, the Steam demo for Road 96 belonged to the five mostly downloaded demos during the Steam Next Fest, which was available to a total of more than 700 demos, and found great appeals both in critics and fans.
Already in the first two weeks after the official publication, Road 96 has exceeded the brand of over 2700 reviews on Steam, with a solid average rating of 90%. The game was highlighted in every way: the atmosphere that gives the feeling of experiencing a real adventure, the soundtrack that fits the trip to every moment of the journey, the charismatic personality of the characters and above all the freedom to make their own decisions.
The documentary “on the road 96” available on Steam (later below) shows the mistakes and confusion of an incredible indie studio on the way to completion and publication of the most critics-celebrated procedural narrative adventures Road 96. Financial challenges, Covid-19 and Threatening deadlines made the development anything but a walk in the park.
- Discover exciting places and unusual people on your very personal journey into freedom.
- A constantly evolving adventure inspired by Tarantino, Coen Brothers and Bong Joon-Ho. Developed by the award-winning creators of “Valiant Hearts” and “Memories Retold”. In the context of the Omen gift initiative of HP Inc. announced.
- Action-loaded moments, discoveries, thoughtful melancholy, human encounters and crazy situations. Against the background of authoritarian rule and oppression.
- Stunning visual style, a soundtrack full of hits from the 90’s and thousands of routes through the game are combined, so every player at road 96 can create his own unique story.
Here is another PC-release trailer:
The documentary can be seen here: