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SINISTER FISHING ADVENTURE ‘DREDGE’ LEAVES SAFE HARBOUR AND LAUNCHES 30TH MARCH ON PC AND CONSOLES
Explore an eerie archipelago and unearth its secrets next month on PC, Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®5, PlayStation 4, and Xbox; cast a line for a free Nintendo Switch demo soon.
February 3, 2023
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]
Friday, 3rd February 2023 – Team17 and Black Salt Games have today announced that DREDGE, the upcoming sinister fishing adventure, will launch on PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and Xbox consoles on 30th March. Pre-order dates will be announced soon alongside a free demo for Nintendo Switch players.
Newbie anglers will be able to pick up the DREDGE base game for £21.99/$US 24.99/€24.99 on Steam and consoles, or a Digital Deluxe Edition for £24.28/$US 26.99/€26.99 on Steam and £23.99/$US 26.99/€26.99 on consoles. The Digital Deluxe Edition includes the Blackstone Key DLC item, granting players access to the mysterious workshop on Blackstone Isle and all pre-orders will also feature an in-game, exclusive custom fishing rod, giving players an upgrade to their starting gear to help jump-start their thalassic career. A Physical Deluxe Edition of the game will also be announced soon.
Trawl below for a brand-new release date reveal trailer:
In DREDGE, step into the boots of a down-on-their-luck fisherman and explore a collection of remote islands while scouring the surrounding depths for a variety of fish and valuable, deep-sea curios. Once your trawler is full, sell your spoils while completing quests and unravelling more about each area’s peculiar denizens. Reinforce your vessel, skills, and knowledge to dredge deeper and reach more secluded lands, but keep a close eye on the time. You might not like what finds you in the dark…
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
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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