BEAUTIFUL DESOLATION Now Has A Console Release Date!

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BEAUTIFUL DESOLATION, the game that launched on PC in 2020, has had a console release date announced. The game will come to PS4 and Nintendo Switch on May 28th 2021.

This game is a 2D isometric adventure that is set in a distant future from now. Explore the post-apocalyptic world, whilst solving puzzles, meeting new friends, and making powerful enemies.

BEAUTIFUL DESOLATION has pretty good reviews on Steam and Metacritic for the PC version of the game. Hopefully, console players will have the same views when they play.

Check out some PS4 screenshots below.

Read the press release below:

14 April, 2021 – Warsaw, Poland | Story-driven Indie publisher Untold Tales have announced the release date for the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 digital versions of BEAUTIFUL DESOLATION – Friday, 28th May, 2021.

Created by the talented two-person developer team The Brotherhood, the game was initially released on PC in 2020 and garnered multiple awards for its distinct art, story and setting. Now fully revamped for controllers, the post-apocalyptic African sci-fi adventure gem comes to PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.



You are flung into a futuristic, alternate-reality South Africa dominated by advanced alien technology that’s both revered and reviled. Explore, solve puzzles, make key dialogue choices and be prepared to face tough decisions in a sci-fi setting left pretty much untouched by other games. From thriving African sci-fi villages to crumbling tropical cities. Mutated forests and bone-dry ocean beds – all beautifully rendered in 2D isometric art.


Humanity as you know it has been reshaped, something most evident from the characters in BEAUTIFUL DESOLATION. Technology and sentient life have become totally blurred. Religious zealot mechs run rife. Humans willingly stripped of their flesh for immortality. Trans-humanistic tribes warring for power. And ruthless alien-like hunter mercenaries roaming the grasslands – to name but a few. Meet and interact with over 40 unique and bizarre characters, each fully voiced by authentic African voice actors, with thousands of lines of dialogue and multiple conversation paths. Additionally, CGI cutscenes are strewn throughout the story to bring you even closer to this enthralling sci-fi world and its characters.


BEAUTIFUL DESOLATION features a vibrant and highly experimental soundtrack by none other than Mick Gordon, known for his work on DOOM®, Prey® and Wolfenstein®.


Controls, UI and movement have all been fully redone to work intuitively on console controllers. Experience a true gem from the PC adventure genre now with the use of your console’s gamepad.

You can watch the console release trailer below. Let us know in the comments if you’ve played on PC already, or if you’re going to pick it up on PS4 or Nintendo Switch.

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