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Revolution Software today put out an announcement about Beyond a Steel Sky, the sequel to Beneath a Steel Sky, to give an update on the release date.

Beyond a Steel Sky is a dramatic, humorous, cyberpunk thriller in which engaging puzzles drive a fast-paced narrative set in a dynamic game-world that responds to – and is subverted by – the player’s actions. It was quite a surprise when writing about it back in September as it popped up on Steam with Linux system requirements. We didn't manage to get full confirmation from the developer, until today! They confirmed to us on Twitter that Linux support is happening—awesome!

However, it's going to be seeing a slight delay (all versions). Originally planned for this year, Revolution Software have pushed the release into next year:

This extra time is being used to ensure that we realise our vision: Integrating conceptual innovations like Virtual Theatre and system hacking into adventure gameplay; Innovating with graphics technology in ToonToy; Working closely with Dave Gibbons to create a beautiful visual style.

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To follow/wishlist you can do so on the Steam store page. They did say it will be on other stores as well, which have yet to be confirmed but will be closer to release. Once they have a confirmed release date, we will let you know as soon as we know.

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Raaben 5 December 2019 at 3:41 pm UTC
This one's been on my radar. Glad to hear it confirmed!
Shmerl 5 December 2019 at 3:55 pm UTC
That's very welcome! Any news on their GOG release plans?
Liam Dawe 5 December 2019 at 3:57 pm UTC
ShmerlThat's very welcome! Any news on their GOG release plans?
They did say it will be on other stores as well, which have yet to be confirmed but will be closer to release.
Perkeleen_Vittupää 5 December 2019 at 5:25 pm UTC
This is great. Looking very much forward to this, as also Cyberpunk 2077.... (Linux)....

But hey what's with that "PC" on the announcement? Commodore 64 is labeled as Personal Computer too
Eike 5 December 2019 at 6:57 pm UTC
Perkeleen_VittupääThis is great. Looking very much forward to this, as also Cyberpunk 2077.... (Linux)....

But hey what's with that "PC" on the announcement? Commodore 64 is labeled as Personal Computer too

Home Computer...!
Grim_reaper 5 December 2019 at 8:12 pm UTC
Nice looking gameI will sell my car for to get it On the other hand if I sell my car then I have to hike 8 kilometers to the nearest shop. Damn!Well I use cold cash then to buy this game when it's published
Purple Library Guy 5 December 2019 at 8:29 pm UTC
Perkeleen_VittupääThis is great. Looking very much forward to this, as also Cyberpunk 2077.... (Linux)....

But hey what's with that "PC" on the announcement? Commodore 64 is labeled as Personal Computer too
The devil's in the system requirement details.
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Sounds pretty interesting. The graphic style tells me it won't be too heavy of a game, but I'm still curious.
Beamboom 6 December 2019 at 8:11 am UTC
Really good animations! Such things matter so much to the overall impression. And with this setting... Well, I'm bound to be interested.

Would have been cool if one could chose a female protagonist, though.


Last edited by Beamboom on 6 December 2019 at 8:12 am UTC
tuubi 6 December 2019 at 10:37 am UTC
BeamboomWould have been cool if one could chose a female protagonist, though.
It's very rare that you can choose your protagonist in an adventure game like this. Multiple protagonists are more common. And I think females are actually pretty well represented in this genre, ever since the early days of graphical adventure games.

Personally I'm fine with letting the developer tell a story. It's really hard to write a convincing character if the player gets to mess with the details.
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