Oxenfree II: Lost Signals has been announced and is coming to PC via Steam and the Nintendo Switch. Oxenfree II is set some 5 years after the original. We see the return of Riley and her hometown of Camena, where she investigates mysterious radio signals.
“What she finds is more than she bargained for.”
See below for a couple of screenshots from Oxenfree II.
Read the press release for the announcement below.
LOS ANGELES (April 14, 2021) – Independent video game developer Night School Studio and publisher MWM Interactive have revealed OXENFREE II: Lost Signals, the highly anticipated sequel of the award-winning narrative-driven adventure game OXENFREE. Five years after the events of the original, OXENFREE II: Lost Signals features an all-new cast of characters for a supernatural mystery-thriller they will shape in unexpected ways with the choices they make.
“Words cannot begin to express how happy I am to finally talk about OXENFREE II: Lost Signals,” said Sean Krankel, co-founder and studio director at Night School Studio. “OXENFREE is such a special game to us, and it has been an incredible experience to revisit this world. We’re eager to welcome our players back while inviting newcomers to embark on an adventure with an entirely new cast of characters that retains the weird, heartfelt, and personalized experience of the original.”
OXENFREE II is a player-driven narrative game that follows the story of Riley, an environmental researcher who returns to her hometown Camena to investigate mysterious radio frequency signals causing disturbances in electronic equipment throughout the town and stumbles upon ghostly happenings. OXENFREE II will offer players an exciting and original story as they dive deeper into a paranormal mystery. Featuring Night School Studio’s signature, naturalistic dialogue system, players will shape their experiences in personal and profound ways.
“We are such huge fans of OXENFREE and Night School Studio’s impact on the storytelling in games. Their deep characters and incredible writing are iconic and we are excited to help bring players back into this world,” said Ethan Stearns, executive vice president of MWM Interactive. “OXENFREE II: Lost Signals will continue to build on what players loved so much about the original, with a new story that carries the essence of OXENFREE while offering an entry point into the franchise for those who haven’t played the first game.”
Oxenfree II will be available this Autumn, which is known as Fall to our friends over the pond. Keep an eye on the site as we will update when more news comes in for this game.
Let us know in the comments if you played Oxenfree and your thoughts on the sequel.