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Windscape first person adventure release date

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Windscape the first person adventure games release date is close, so good news for Linux. German game developer Dennis Witte announces the launch date. Since the games been in Early Access for the past three years. While the Steam reviews are a solid 86% Very Positive. Which is a good sign.

Since developer Dennis Witte is a huge fan of “The Legend of Zelda“, “Secret of Mana” and “Golden Axe Warrior”. And there are elements of these games that also making up Windscape. Since Dennis always wanted to create is own game. While including various elements of the previous mentioned titles.

So in 2016 his dream started taking shape. Including the help of Headup games. Where his “Herzensprojekt” Windscape was released into Early Access on Steam.

The result was a first person exploration adventure. The game also comes with elements of modern crafting. As well as sandbox games. Where players explore a beautifully handcrafted fantasy world. Fighting monsters, interacting with NPC’s, solving quests and puzzles.

Now, almost three years later. Dennis’ hard work and passion. And also the extremely helpful feedback from the community. All of this leads up to the full release date. Windscape is leaving Early Access on March 27th. Which will also be launching on Nintendo Switch and Xbox One.

Linux Support:

“We’re currently investigating how the game is running on Linux. And if there are any major problems. If all goes well there will be a Linux version available at launch.”

According to Headup games, Linux support is coming. I mean we already have developer feedback from back in 2016. And the game engine of course is Unity 3D.
So, if you want to give Dennis Witte some further encouragement. Wishlist on Steam!!

Windscape – Release Date Trailer (Windows, no Linux yet)

Windscape is highly similar of the The Legend of Zelda games. As such gameplay combines the spirit and flow of genre classics. Including elements of modern exploration. As well as crafting and survival games. The result is a unique first person adventure.

You will meet peaceful NPC’s each island’s overworld. Vicious monsters in the dungeons and lairs you uncover. While the islands work in a non-linear manner. The dungeons are more puzzle and combat driven. So each one has its own style and atmosphere.
However, brute force won’t get you far in larger boss fights. Tactics and figuring out your enemies’ combat patterns are key. Since you have to work to defeating larger foes. Such as ghosts, ogres and dragons. Your efforts will be rewarded of course. There are many valuable items to loot.


  • Handcrafted universe of Windscape
  • A beautiful world to explore and discover
  • An immersive yet classical story around a young girl
  • The profound yet simple to use crafting system
  • Murky dungeons and challenging boss fights

Windscape first person adventure is available for Windows. While there is no ProtonDB entry for the game. This is a Unity 3D title, so it should work well on Linux. Although untested. The games available on Steam Early Access and Humble Store. This also includes a 20% discount until release date.

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