What is Eastward?
Eastward is a beautifully detailed and charming pixel art adventure RPG.
Who’s making it?
Eastward is developed by Pixpil, a small indie developer based in Shanghai, China.
What’s this game about?
In the near-future, society is starting to collapse, and the human population is at an all-time low. A deadly toxic presence has spread across the land, destroying and devouring everything in its path. But for a hardworking miner and a mysterious young girl, the hope of a thriving outside world beckons... Follow the story of John and Sam, Eastward’s unlikely duo, on an exciting adventure to the land above! Discover beautiful and bizarre settlements, fight off peculiar enemies with John’s trusty frying pan or Sam’s kinetic blast, and make new friends as you travel across the world by rail.
When is Eastward coming out?
Eastward launches on September 16th, 2021.
Is it coming to consoles?
Eastward will be available on Nintendo Switch. Further consoles have yet to be announced.
How much will Eastward cost?
Eastward is available for £21.99 / $24.99 / ¥ 68 or your regional equivalent
How long is the game?
That varies depending on how you play it, but we estimate around 30 hours, although we expect many players may spend more time chatting to the game world’s quirky NPCs, solving puzzles, playing mini-games like Sam’s favourite in-game RPG, Earth Born, and hunting down all of Eastward’s hidden treasures!
How many players does it support?
Eastward is a single player game, with dual character control during combat, dungeon and puzzle-solving sections. There is no online mode.
What is Eastward built in?
Eastward is being developed using Pixpil’s in-house game engine based on MOAI. It’s a cross-platform C++/Lua engine.
Can I talk about/post videos about Eastward on YouTube/Twitter?
Yes. Feel free to make videos about Eastward. You have permission to monetize your videos on YouTube featuring Eastward content.