Obsidian’s Pentiment expands to Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5

Obsidian Entertainment’s acclaimed narrative adventure, Pentiment, has arrived digitally on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5. Downloadable for USD 19.99, Pentiment immerses players in a hand-drawn world inspired by historical manuscripts and wood cutouts.

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Set in the 16th Century Bavarian Alps, the story follows Andreas Maler, an artist thrust into a web of murder, scandal, and intrigue. Choices made throughout the game impact the narrative and community over a 25-year period, creating a tapestry of consequences and compelling gameplay.

For those curious about the historical context and themes explored in Pentiment, Game Director Josh Sawyer has compiled a list of supplemental reading materials. These resources delve into the early modern period that inspired the game’s development, offering players a deeper understanding of the social and political landscape of the time.

Beyond the digital release, a limited physical edition of Pentiment is available for pre-order through Limited Run Games. This collector’s item is available for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5, and Nintendo Switch until March 24 for USD 34.99, offering fans a tangible way to own this artistic adventure.

Pentiment Physical Copies

For more information about Pentiment, visit the official website: https://www.obsidian.net/games/pentiment. The game is also available on Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Windows PC (both Steam and Xbox Game Pass), and PC Game Pass.

Upon its release, Pentiment garnered critical acclaim, including a perfect score and the Best Narrative award at the 2023 GDC Awards, along with nominations in categories like art, innovation, writing, and game of the year.

More Xbox games coming to Switch, PlayStation

In addition to Pentiment’s expansion, several popular Xbox games are set to arrive on Nintendo Switch and Sony platforms this spring, broadening their reach to new audiences.

Hi-Fi RUSH: This award-winning rhythm-action experience from Tango Gameworks/Bethesda Softworks brings the world of music-synced combat to PlayStation 5 on March 19. Pre-orders open on February 22.

Grounded: Obsidian’s co-op survival adventure phenomenon, which has welcomed over 20 million players to its backyard battles, arrives on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Nintendo Switch on April 16, offering cross-play across all platforms.

Sea of Thieves: Rare’s expansive shared-world adventure game sails onto PlayStation 5 on April 30, allowing players to embark on pirate adventures with friends across Xbox, PlayStation, and PC with cross-play support. Wishlisting for PlayStation 5 players opens February 22.

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