Frequently Asked Questions

What is Eastward?

Eastward is a beautifully detailed and charming action adventure game with RPG elements, in development for PC, Mac, and Nintendo Switch.

Who’s making it?

Eastward is being 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…
Join 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?

No specific release date has been set – but it’s scheduled to release in 2021!

Is it coming to consoles?

It’s been announced for Nintendo Switch, more consoles have not yet been confirmed

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

How do I get an early review key?

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