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Test the waters now with a new demo for Black Salt Games’ upcoming sinister fishing adventure and book a spot on deck before launch.

March 3, 2023

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Team17 |

Friday, 3rd March 2023 – Team17 and Black Salt Games have today announced that pre-orders for the upcoming, sinister fishing adventure DREDGE are now available on PC and console platforms*. Nintendo Switch™ fisher-folk who can’t wait until launch on 30th March can head to the Nintendo eShop now to check out a brand-new demo

PC anglers can lock in their pre-order now for the DREDGE base game or Digital Deluxe Edition on Steam and GOG, while console captains can reel in theirs at the Nintendo eShop, the PlayStation® Store, and the Microsoft Store. A Physical Deluxe Edition is also available for pre-order at participating retailers and includes a physical poster and meticulously crafted artbook and sticker set, the game’s digital soundtrack, and additional in-game items to help players kick-start their sea-faring adventures. 

Keep an eye on the seas and the skies, and check out a brand-new
pre-order trailer below:  


*DREDGE base game pre-order price is £21.99/$US 24.99/€24.99 on Steam, £21.99/$US 24.99/€24.99 on Nintendo Switch, £19.99/$24.99/€24.99 on PlayStation 5|4, and £21.99/$US 24.99/€24.99 on Xbox. 

The Digital Deluxe Edition pre-order is £31.00/$US 35.06/€35.06 on Steam, £23.99/US $26.99/€26.99 on Nintendo Switch, £21.99/$26.99/€26.99 on PlayStation 5|4, £23.99/US $26.99/€26.99 on Xbox and includes the Blackstone Key DLC, granting players access to the mysterious workshop on Blackstone Isle. Pre-orders for all platforms also include an exclusive in-game fishing rod. 

Pre-order for the DREDGE Physical Deluxe Edition is £29.99/US $39.99/€39.99 for Nintendo Switch, £24.99/US $29.99/€29.99 for PlayStation 5|4 and £24.99/$29.99/€29.99 for Xbox.

DREDGE Key Features   

  • Unravel a Mystery: Captain your fishing trawler across a collection of remote islands, each with its own inhabitants to meet, wildlife to discover, and stories to unearth   

  • Dredge the Depths: Scour the sea for hidden treasures and complete quests to gain access to strange new abilities 

  • Study Your Craft: Research special equipment and upgrade your boat’s capabilities to gain access to rare fish and valuable deep-sea curios   

  • Fish to Survive: Sell your discoveries to the locals to learn more about each area, and upgrade your boat to reach even more secluded locations

  • Fight the Unfathomable: Strengthen your mind and use your abilities to survive trips out on the water after dark 

Press looking to review DREDGE on all platforms can request a key now 

DREDGE is being developed by Black Salt Games. To keep up to date, wishlist the game on Steam now, like it on Facebook, follow on Twitter and join the community on Discord.  

For more information please contact:
Jon Wilcox – PR & Events Lead – Team17 Digital  
[email protected] / +44 (0) 7932 900 998  

Abe Foster – PR Manager – Team17 Digital  
[email protected] / +44 (0) 7503 756 096  

About Black Salt Games  
Black Salt Games is a small indie studio from Christchurch, New Zealand driven by a love for video games. The team’s debut title, DREDGE, is due to release on PC, Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®5, and Xbox consoles on 30th March 2023. Visit www.DREDGE.game for more information.

About Team17 Digital 
Founded in 1990, Team17 Digital is a leading developer, video games label, and creative partner for developers around the world. Part of Team17 Group plc, which floated on AIM in 2018, Team17 Digital has an extensive portfolio comprised of over 120 titles, and fully encapsulates the spirit of independent games. Team17 Digital’s portfolio of multi-award-winning and award-nominated in-house brands include Hell Let Loose, Golf With Your Friends, The Escapists, and the iconic Worms franchise, alongside its games label partner titles, including the award-winning games Blasphemous, Greak: Memories of Azur, and Overcooked! franchise. Visit www.team17.com for more info.   

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