Developer Asobo Studio’s properly-received 14th century “single-player co-op” adventure, A Plague Tale: Innocence, has just launched a totally free trial version featuring the game’s complete 1st chapter – and it really is out there to download now on Computer, Xbox 1, and PS4.
A Plague Tale, which initially released back in Could, follows the regularly bleak journey of Amicia and her sickly five-year-old brother Hugo, youngsters of a nobleman, forced to flee their castle dwelling to escape the Inquisition. What follows is an enormously atmospheric, if somewhat rough-about-the edges, adventure via fog-shrouded, plague-ridden France.
When Eurogamer contributor Edwin Evans-Thirlwell reviewed A Plague Tale earlier this year, he was important of the game’s frequent dalliances with dull, unrefined stealth. Fortunately, A Plague Tale shines significantly brighter in its environmental puzzling, and that, when combined with its wonderfully wealthy atmosphere and affectingly properly-wrought central partnership, Edwin reckoned, aids it rise above these stodgier components.
“Although let down by an more than-reliance on mandatory stealth, which drains a tiny of the sorcery from some astounding areas,” stated Edwin in his critique, “it is a wonderfully dark and tender fairytale whose important draws are its frail but indefatigable protagonists.”
If that sounds like one thing you could possibly want to investigate additional, A Plague Tale: Innocence’s totally free trial version is out there to download now through Steam, and the PlayStation four and Xbox 1 retailers. And need to you be sufficiently impressed by the incorporated 1st chapter, there is presently 33% off A Plague Tale via Steam, pricing it at £26.79 till Monday, 16th September. PlayStation Plus subscribers, meanwhile, can choose the game up for £26.99 correct now.