Playism announced that physics-based Metroidvania Rusted Moss by developers faxdoc, happysquared, and sunnydaze, will launch for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S in Spring 2024.
No specific release date was provided, but the developer did reiterate that the major content update is still in the works for Steam. However, the update has been delayed from its previous estimation of early to mid-quarter 4 2024 to alongside the console releases. And it has been clarified that the console releases will include all previously launched updates.
The major content update for Rusted Moss will feature the following:
- 2 new areas to explore
- 7-8 hours of additional content
- 300+ new rooms
- Boss Rush Mode
- Maya Mode (Play through the game as Maya after you beat it the first time. Speedrun mode rules apply, so there are no new dialogue or endings, but you’ll be introduced to some new nifty ways to play.
Throughout Rusted Moss, platforming and combat are performed with a full 360-degree aiming system, allowing inestimable freedom. Further, because of the physics-based momentum, the mechanics are intuitive but difficult to master.
The story of Rusted Moss takes place as humanity is on the brink of collapse, and a faerie invasion is arriving. So, for the sake of survival, they empowered their own witches with Fae magic. However, the protagonist, Fern, is a changeling who was raised by human parents. She seeks to end the Age of Men and return Fae to the world with the help of a shadow named Puck.
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