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Oxenfree

Platform(s): Android, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, iOS
Genre: Action/Adventure
Developer: Night School Studio
Release Date: Sept. 24, 2022

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'Oxenfree' Available For Android And iOS Through Netflix

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2022 @ 2:33 p.m. PDT

Inspired by classic cult films like Stand by Me and Poltergeist, Oxenfree is a supernatural adventure game about a group of friends who unwittingly open a ghostly rift.

In Oxenfree, players take on the role of Alex, a bright, rebellious teenager who brings her new stepbrother Jonas to an overnight party on Edwards Island, an abandoned military island. The night takes a terrifying turn when the group of friends unwittingly open a ghostly rift spawned from the island’s cryptic past.

Rites of passage and Senior year traditions set the stage for a group of friends sneaking off to Edwards Island, an old military outpost with no phone service. The game plays out over one night, as a group of high school students on an annual school trip to a decommissioned military island decide to “miss” the last ferry back and spend the night on the island.

The festivities are framed by a dangerous sneak to a forbidden beach, celebrating with friends and navigating prickly situations with enemies. But the night takes a horrifying turn when you unwittingly open a ghostly rift spawned from the island’s cryptic past. How you deal with these events, your peers, and the ominous creatures you’ve unleashed is up to you.

Players determine every aspect of Alex’s story while exploring Edwards Island through critical dialogue choices. What's simmering just beneath the hauntingly beautiful veneer of Edwards Island will forever change the future and the past. 

Oxenfree is now available for Netflix members to download on iOS and Android devices – and includes no ads or in-app purchases.

Oxenfree: Netflix Edition adds highly requested localization support, now available exclusively in this release on Netflix. At launch, in-game subtitles are available in over 30 languages including: Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Spanish (Latam), Spanish (Spain), Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese.

Oxenfree is such a special game to so many people and launching on Netflix is a really exciting opportunity for us to introduce Alex’s story to even more people – maybe even someone who never thought they’d love playing a game,” said Sean Krankel, co-founder and studio director at Night School Studio. “As a Netflix games studio, we have the best support to bring Oxenfree: Netflix Edition to a global audience. Our community has requested subtitles in additional languages for a long time and this release of Oxenfree: Netflix Edition truly delivers the best narrative experience for players worldwide in their local language. ” 

Oxenfree: Netflix Edition is available to download on mobile devices at netflix.com/oxenfree. For members who have yet to experience Netflix games, you can download the Netflix app from the Google Play and App Store. More info on how to download games on Netflix can be found here.

 

Key Features:

  • An intelligent conversation system that changes the story, your relationships, and the environment based on your decisions
  • Script by Xeric Award-winning Adam Hines (Duncan the Wonderdog, The Wolf Among Us)
  • A deep, mysterious radio mechanic
  • An original soundtrack by scntfc (Galak-Z, Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP, Fez Remixes
  • Art by Disney alum Heather Gross
  • Featuring voice talent such as Erin Yvette (Snow in The Wolf Among Us, Sasha in Tales From the Borderlands), Britanni Johnson (“Angel” from Borderlands, Borderlands 2), and Gavin Hammon (Kenny in The Walking Dead, Beast in The Wolf Among Us, Tomb Raider)

Oxenfree is currently available for Android, iOS, Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One and PC.


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