With news of Oceanhorn coming to the Nintendo Switch later this year, the Vita version of the game is unfortunately easy to overlook. Luckily Limited Run Games is here to remind us that it is still coming to Sony’s handheld and quite soon. And that’s not all, the Vita copy is getting a physical release alongside the PS4 in June via LRG.
The Windwaker like title has been ported to many platforms since its mobile 2013 release. The game was quite popular selling over a million copies and has even spawned a sequel, Oceanhorn 2: Knights of the Lost Realm. The Vita and Switch versions of the original game might be the last hurrah before the new one is released for PC and mobile (no drop date has been given yet).
The nautical themed adventure will be joining Deemo in Limited Run Games’ July line-up of physical releases. While the latter has been confirmed for June 9th, no exact date in the month has been given for Oceanhorn yet. The same is true of the pricing for the physical copy, but if it’s anything like Limited Run’s previous titles, it should range from $24.99-$29.99 USD for both systems.
If you need a refresher of the game itself, here’s a synopsis from the creator’s themselves via Steam:
Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas combines captivating storytelling, breathtaking 3D visuals and exciting gameplay into one epic action-adventure experience. In the game you explore the islands of Uncharted Seas, a world filled with many dangers, puzzles and secrets. You must fight monsters, learn to use magic and discover ancient treasures, which will help you on your quest. Use all of your wits and skill to unravel the mysteries of the ancient kingdom of Arcadia and the sea monster, Oceanhorn.
With this, Deemo, Strafe, and Night Trap all coming to Limited Run Games’ online store, it’s easy for me to know where all my money is going to go towards. Hopefully my wallet doesn’t revolt before this Seafaring game makes its way inside a nice, blue, plastic case.