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Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X
Genre: Online Multiplayer
Publisher: Humble Bundle
Developer: CremaGames
Release Date: 2021

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'Temtem' (ALL) Comes To PS5 Early Access In December - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2020 @ 12:02 a.m. PDT

Inspired by Pokémon, Temtem is a massively multiplayer creature-collection adventure.

On a set of floating islands known as the Airborne Archipelago, happy humans and magnificent creatures known as Temtem live in harmony. Some people hear whispers of a nefarious organization that would rather use these animals for labor and war. Be a hero and set out to find and catch Temtem, train and foster unbreakable bonds with them, and stop this shadowy group before they can cause any harm.

After creating a character, journey across six vividly stylized islands. Temtem’s beautiful cartoony art-style and sweeping music inspire a sense of nostalgic adventure. A fully co-op campaign encourages friends to stay side by side throughout the whole game. As a massively multiplayer game, there are always other players wandering about. Join them in befriending critters soaring in the skies, rummaging through the bushes, and splashing about in ponds. After starting a respectable collection, it’s time to fight!

A deep, competitive battle system removes all random factors to ensure an even playing field. Level up, learn new abilities, find weaknesses, and exploit them. Skirmishes always play out with two Temtem on each side and up to four players can clash at once. Temtem is built for tournaments and as such has a pick-ban system. Instead of coming into each battle with a set team, players each ban one of their opponents’ Temtem so competitors must always remain adaptable.

Humble Games and Crema announced that after 8 months on PC, and over 19 million Tems tamed, Temtem is making its Early Access console debut exclusively on PS5, beginning on December 8, 2020.

The game will feature crossplay between the PS5 and PC communities. 

What to expect from Early Access 

The world of Temtem is divided into six main islands. Players can access four of them at the start of Early Access. Temtem’s main campaign will carry you through these islands in a journey spanning more than 30 hours, in which you’ll be able to capture over 100 unique Tems!

The whole campaign is playable in co-op, and since Temtem is an always-online world, you’ll constantly meet other players around you and will be able to battle, trade, or just chat and get to know fellow Temtem tamers.

Competitive, customization and aspirational activities 

Once you’ve completed the story campaign, what you want to do next is up to you: there are plenty of activities and features to focus your attention on. If you’re a competitive Tamer, you can test out your skills in ranked matchmaking battles featuring competitive rule sets. These encounters demand strong tactics and strategic thinking to win. Don’t expect luck to save you. Skill is the defining factor of the best players.  

If you prefer to live your online life stylishly, you can focus on fully customizing your character or even your own house. In Temtem, each player can have their own home located in Atoll Row, an infinite neighborhood where players can walk through and visit every house in the game with no load times.

Temtem also offers some more activities, catered to the more hardcore players out there. Attempt to take on Dojo leaders in new increasingly difficult battles in weekly challenges, hunt for ultra-rare, specially colored Temtems called Lumas at the Saipark, or fish for one of the many (10,368 to be exact!) variations of Koish at the Nuru Lodge. 

Why jump in during Early Access? 

With each major Island update to Temtem the base price will increase. After full release Temtem will flatten out at $44.99 / €37.99 for Standard and $64.99 / €54.99 for Deluxe. Meaning, the earlier you buy in, the cheaper the game will be! 

Additionally, players with the Deluxe Edition that dive in early will receive an exclusive pack of camouflage cosmetics, including a uniform, bandana, and backpack.

What’s coming after Early Access?

Temtem will continue to receive updates periodically while being in Early Access until we reach 1.0. Some of the features that you should expect in the coming months are:

  • More story content: Two brand new islands that will guide the player to finishing the game’s story arc.
  • Dozens of new Temtem, including three very special mythical Tems.
  • New multiplayer features like the trading house that will allow server-wide trading or the long-awaited clan wars.
  • More aspirational activities for the most dedicated players, including a whole new island dedicated to end-game activities and a hardcore game mode.

Stay tuned for major island updates as we’ll be increasing the size of the game all the way through Early Access.

Fans can pre-order Temtem here now at a discounted price to receive an exclusive in-game title and PSN avatars. The deluxe pre-order can be found here.

Currently available through Steam Early Access, Temtem is coming to PS5, Xbox Series X, Nintendo Switch and PC in 2021.

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