MWM Interactive and developer Night School Studio announced Oxenfree II: Lost Signals today for both Switch and PC.
Oxenfree II: Lost Signals will be released sometime in 2021 for both Nintendo Switch and PC via Steam. The game will take place five years following the events of the first game and will focus on Riley.
â€œWords cannot begin to express how happy I am to finally talk about OXENFREE II: Lost Signals,â€ said Sean Krankel, co-founder and studio director at Night School Studio. â€œOXENFREE is such a special game to us, and it has been an incredible experience to revisit this world. Weâ€™re eager to welcome our players back while inviting newcomers to embark on an adventure with an entirely new cast of characters that retains the weird, heartfelt, and personalized experience of the original.â€Â
Here’s an overview of the game, via its Steam page listing:
OXENFREE II: Lost Signals is a player-driven narrative game that follows the story of Riley, an environmental researcher who returns to her hometown Camena to investigate mysterious radio frequency signals causing disturbances in electronic equipment throughout the town and stumbles upon ghostly happenings.
OXENFREE II: Lost Signals will offer players an exciting and original story as they dive deeper into a paranormal mystery. Featuring Night School Studioâ€™s signature, naturalistic dialogue system, players will shape their experiences in personal and profound ways.Â Â
â€œWe are such huge fans of OXENFREE and Night School Studioâ€™s impact on the storytelling in games.Â Their deep characters and incredible writing are iconic and we are excited to help bring players back into this world,â€ said Ethan Stearns, executive vice president of MWM Interactive. â€œOXENFREE II: Lost Signals will continue to build on what players loved so much about the original, with a new story that carries the essence of OXENFREE while offering an entry point into the franchise for those who havenâ€™t played the first game.â€Â
Check out below the announcement trailer: