The game based on a Skyrim mod, The Forgotten City, finally has a release date! The murder mystery based on the final days of a Roman city comes out on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S|X, Nintendo Switch and PC via Steam on July 28th.
Watch the launch date trailer from the Summer of Gaming 2021 event below:
About The Forgotten City via the game’s Steam page:
The Forgotten City is a mystery adventure game of exploration and deduction, and a re-imagining of the critically acclaimed mod that won a national Writers’ Guild award and racked up over 3 million downloads.
Combat is an option, but violence will only get you so far. Only by questioning an intertwined community of colourful characters, cleverly exploiting the time loop, and making difficult moral choices can you hope to solve this epic mystery. Here, your decisions matter. The fate of the city is in your hands.
Explore an open-world ancient Roman city with historically authentic art, architecture, costumes and customs
Investigate a gripping, non-linear mystery with multiple endings
Become entwined in the lives of richly detailed, deeply interactive characters
Grapple with moral dilemmas which have life-and-death consequences
Play as whoever you want, by choosing your character’s gender, origin and backstory
Solve problems with reason, charm, bribery, intimidation, violence, or by cleverly exploiting the time-loop
Enjoyed the mod?
If you liked the mod, you’re going to love the stand-alone game. We’ve taken the best elements of the mod, re-written the script, which is now more than twice the length of the original at 80,000+ words, and added plenty of exciting new twists, endings, and surprises. Walk the streets of a brand new city. Get to know re-imagined characters. Solve challenging new puzzles with new gameplay mechanics, and enjoy an all-new orchestral score and professional voice acting. This is the story we always wanted to tell, for you to enjoy all over again – and again.
The Forgotten City was developed by a core team of three people over four years. Your support allows us to continue doing what we love, and we are deeply grateful.
Before you dive into Ancient Rome next moth, you can find out even more about this mod-turned-game on the official website.
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