Publisher Digerati and developer Conradical Games have revealed that their phantom-based paper RPG, The Outbound Ghost, is launching on December 1st, 2022, for the Nintendo Switch, priced at $24.99; the game will also available with a 20% discount for a limited time.
Furthermore, the physical version of the game will launch just one day after the digital release on December 2nd, 2022. Pre-orders for the physical version will be handled by Merge Games.
Making its debut earlier this year on PC, The Outbound Ghost is a story-driven adventure that combines exploration, turn-based combat, and crafting. Set in the titular Outbound, a small town with a mysterious and tragic past, players must help the ghostly residents resolve their earthly burdens so they can find peace and ascend to the afterlife.
A series of free updates are going to be rolled out for The Outbound Ghost over the coming weeks and months that will bring additional content and enhancements. The updates will arrive on PC first, before also being released for console. The current schedule for the updates on PC is as follows:
The Outbound Ghost is an adventure RPG about helping ghosts ascend to the afterlife. The town of Outbound is, quite literally, a ghost town – a home to troubled spooks with unresolved earthly issues, condemning them to an eternity haunting their old ahem haunts.
Battle the past, gain new abilities, solve puzzles, and uncover the mysteries of Outbound to help its unliving residents find peace, freeing them from the shackles of their ghostly limbo.
- Colourful characters: Meet a lovable cast of spooks along the way, each with their own story to unravel
- Combat encounters: Unlock figments of your past personality, such as Regret, Comradery, and Jealousy and use them as party members in turn-based battles
- Badge system: Craft materials earned by winning combat encounters into badges, which can be equipped for various effects and stat boosts
- A world in 2.5D: Adorable, paper-style characters inhabit a world with depth and detail to create a distinctly eye-catching visual style