Developer inXile Entertainment and Techland Publishing have announced that their crowdfunded RPG, Torment of Numenera will release on February 28, 2017 for PC, Playstation 4, and Xbox One. When the Kickstarter originally started, they had pledged a goal of $900,000. As of now, the campaign has reached over $4 Million, with over 70,000 backers supporting this dream project.
Torment: Tides of Numenera will be a story driven single-player isometric RPG where players will have the ability to choose between other NPC companions. Taking place one billion years into the future, players are dropped into the aptly named, Ninth World. Based on the short story summary, players must travel across the world and other dimensions in order to defeat an ancient enemy known as The Angel of Entropy. inXile Entertainment has promised a thought provoking narrative where your choices and words are just as important as your weapons.
inXile Entertainment was founded in 2002 by industry veteran, Brian Fargo. Following the critical and commercial success of Wasteland 2, the developers set their sight on a new RPG but needed the funding. With the hugely successful campaign, inXile is even more excited to give players the game they wanted to make, as well listening to what the fans wanted to say. Pre-orders for the Collectors Edition as well as the Day-One Edition are available now. Check out the story trailer below.