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Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles

Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: Merge Games
Developer: Prideful Sloth
Release Date: July 27, 2021

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'Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles' Comes To PS5 Next Week, Xbox Series X|S The Week After - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 23, 2021 @ 11:08 a.m. PDT

Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles is an open-world adventure across a beautiful, vibrant island.

Yonder is set on the massive island of Gemea, a lush frontier with eight distinct environments ranging from sunny tropical beaches to frigid snowcapped summits. Each location has its own flora and fauna, along with changing seasons and a day-night cycle. Gemea, once a paradise, still maintains the appearance of one, yet an evil murkhas enshrouded the land and its people in despair.

The hero of Yonder will explore the island, uncovering its secrets and the mysteries within them self as they embarks on a journey of self-discovery, while saving Gemea and its people. On the quest to become the island's champion, he or she will join forces with natives and Sprites, ethereal creatures whom are the only thing capable of dispersing the murk.

The towns of Gemea are filled with kind-hearted residents who have faced many difficulties since the arrival of the murk. By contributing to the island through talents like farming, crafting, cooking, fishing and brewing, relationships can be built with the locals, who offer everything from resources to a new farm as rewards.

Merge Games is delighted to announce Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles will be launching digitally on PlayStation 5 on July 27 and Xbox Series X|S on August 5, early-birds will be able to take advantage of a 20% launch discount.

Key Features

  • PS5 enhancements including:
    • DualSense wireless controller haptic feedback
    • DualSense wireless controller speaker support
    • 4K and 60fps
    • Additional player character accessories
  • A vibrant open world full of things to discover and places to explore.
  • Set your own pace; trail-blaze across the world or settle down for a spot of quiet fishing and farming.
  • Extensive character customisation.
  • Master professions like carpenter, chef, tailor and more to help the residents of Gemea.
  • Craft and trade items to solve puzzles as you banish the Murk from the island.
  • Befriend and adopt endearing creatures.
  • Build and harvest multiple farms across 8 diverse biomes, ranging from grasslands to dense forests, tropics and more.
  • Set in a welcoming world you'll want to visit over and over again.
  • A mix of hand-tailored and procedurally generated quests.
  • Multiple creative routes to achieve objectives.
  • A dynamic living world – seasonal changes affect routes, animals migrate. A day/night cycle and evolving weather conditions affect the world.

Currently available on Nintendo Switch, PS4 and PC, Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles is coming to PS5 on July 27 and Xbox Series X|S on August 5 for 49.99 / €49.99 / £49.99.

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