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New Wildmender demo available now in the Steam Survival Fest!

Demo now out.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Leamington Spa, UK - August 3, 2022 - Leading UK games publisher Kwalee and independent game development studio Muse Games are pleased to announce a new Steam demo for upcoming survival exploration game, Wildmender. The new demo is available as part of Steam Survival Fest, a festival of current and upcoming survival games of all kinds. 

In the demo, you can explore the landscape, meet your spirit guide, begin to learn how you can counter the threats facing your world and build a better world alone or with a friend in 2-player online co-op.

The new Wildmender demo will be available on Steam until 6.00 pm BST on August 8, 2022 and can be downloaded here 

Wildmender will be available in 2023 for PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series S and Series X.

Check out the announcement trailer here

Add to your wishlist here


The Steam Survival Fest runs from August 1 at 10:00 AM PDT (GMT-7) to August 8 at 10:00 AM PDT (GMT-7). It will include sections for unreleased games and games with demos.

Key features of the game:

Survival, Crafting and Building:  

a- Explore diverse and massive procedurally generated worlds, with a unique variety of plant and animal species to discover; 

b- Scour the landscape to obtain new seeds, discover blueprints for tools and commune with lost spirits to uncover new tools to craft, and unlock new craftable items and magical abilities; 

c- Construct buildings, design your irrigation system, decorate your base, and build your own custom garden; 


a- Protect your world from the corruptive influence of the Wraiths using a range of weapons and magical abilities; 

b- Befriend the local wildlife and receive magical boons in return; 

Co-op multiplayer:  

a- Build your own lush paradise in single player or develop an oasis with up to 3 friends in co-op mode; 

b- Customise your character with crafted items and clothing.

About Wildmender 

Unearth the past to protect the future. In Wildmender, a survival exploration game with an invigorating twist, you face the challenge of restoring the environment. Explore the landscape, revive withering plant life, cultivate your garden, and build a better world alone or with friends in 4-player online co-op in this beautiful survival adventure from Muse Games.

PR Contacts -

Allwyn D’Souza - [email protected] 

Nitin Prasana - [email protected]

About Kwalee

Kwalee is a multi-award-winning games publisher and developer based in Leamington Spa, UK, and publishes a growing catalogue of PC and console titles including Eternal Hope, along with the upcoming titles Scathe, Die By The Blade, Wildmender and ROBOBEAT.  

Founded by games industry icon and Codemasters co-founder David Darling CBE, who leads a fast-growing team of global gaming experts with studios in the UK, India, China and Portugal along with remote team members all over the world, Kwalee is on the lookout for high-quality games to publish on all platforms and encourages developers to get in touch. 

Officially recognised as 'Best Publisher' (Mobile Games Awards 2022) and 'Best Large Studio' (TIGA Awards 2021), Kwalee is also an ambassador of not-for-profit organisation Women in Games and a regular supporter of the charity SpecialEffect.

About Muse Games

Muse Games is an independent game development studio in NYC. The studio focuses on boundary pushing co-op and systems driven gameplay, with the aim of bringing people closer together through games. The team behind the award-winning and best-selling Guns of Icarus series on Steam and PS4 that features team-based multiplayer airship combat set in a post-apocalyptic, steam/dieselpunk-inspired world. The studio’s past projects include the award-winning and top selling titles Hamsterdam, CreaVures, and Embr - the irreverent, frantic, co-op, firefighting (un)simulator.

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