The French company Quantic Dream, known for the creation of Heavy Rain and Detroit: Become Human, will publish the narrative adventure game Under The Wave from developers from the studio Parallel Studio. This was announced at the Gamescom 2022 opening ceremony.
Under the Waves takes players back to the techno-futuristic 1970s and follows oil company diver Stan as he explores the depths of the North Sea.
“This is a narrative adventure game about the all-consuming power of grief. Set in the techno-futuristic 70s of the last century in the depths of the North Sea, where professional diver Stan struggles to overcome the consequences of a loss that turned his life upside down and embrace a new future. Isolation in the sea depths suits his state of mind perfectly, and as Stan sinks deeper into his self-imposed loneliness, strange things begin to happen to him deep under the waves. and spend the rest of your life there.
Singing the praises of the oceans, Under The Waves invites you to dive into a beautiful underwater world that cleverly combines cinematic special effects with touching storytelling. Live the gripping story through Stan’s eyes and guide him through a series of unpredictable events that will plunge him deeper and deeper into the abyss that is a reflection of his own soul.
Stroll across the vast seabed, control Stan’s submersible, and meet the beautiful fauna that only keep Stan company while he’s locked in his own head.
Explore caverns, shipwrecks and underwater businesses in Stan’s custom diving suit as you follow the mysterious manifestations of his memories to find a way to the surface and save your life. Gather materials and craft gear to help Stan further his journey of self-discovery. You’ll have to go off the beaten track to relive the mesmerizing moments and learn more about the tragic past he’s trying to escape from…” reads the description.
The developers of the game want to draw public attention to the importance of saving the ocean. They joined forces with the non-profit association Surfrider Foundation Europeresponsible for the protection of lakes, rivers, oceans and coastlines, and Quantic Dream will support it financially as the publisher of Under The Waves.
Under The Waves will be released in 2023 on PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.
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