Balan Wonderworld demo drops January 28

Balan Wonderworld will get a free downloadable demo on January 28th for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Steam. Release timing will be at midnight, while the Steam version will release at 5:00PM the same day. The demo will include single-player and local co-op modes across three different Worlds.

World 1, “The Man Who Rages Against the Storm”, will include the first and second acts, as well as a boss battle. World 4, “The Boy Who Would be One with the Wind”, and World 6, “The Girl and the Kitten”, will just feature the first act. You’ll also be able to check out “The Island of Tims”, where you’ll encounter fluffy tim creatures that have abilities you can evolve by giving them magical droplets found on the island.

Developed by Square Enix’s Balan Company studio and led by Yuji Naka (Sonic the Hedgehog, Nights into Dreams, Phantasy Star Online) Balan Wonderworld is an action-platformer based around a mysterious Balan Theatre. The aptly-named Balan guides protagonists Leo and Emma an imaginary world. The costumes they collect all bestow unique abilities that affect how you play through a level.

Balan Wonderworld releases on March 26th, 2021.

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