We are OFK has been one of the most notable upcoming indie games since its reveal at The Game Awards in 2020. The game positions itself as a biographical story of a fictional pop group named OFK, as they gain popularity and overcome hardships. personal while creating his first EP. Almost two years after the reveal of the music-based video game, We are OFK is finally gearing up for its debut as an episodic release on August 18th.
We are OFK is one of the most recent examples of a game’s narrative blending with its marketing, as the game was originally revealed at The Game Awards 2020 with a performance from its titular virtual band. Since then he has appeared at numerous events such as Sony’s State of Play and Nintendo’s Indie World showcases with teases about the lives and relationships of characters who will feature in the game, as well as teasing through musical releases. such as the beginnings of the group. “Follow/Unfollow” song.
Last month, developer Team OFK confirmed development of the game was complete while teasing that a release date announcement would follow shortly. Today the developer revealed that the game will debut on August 18 as an episodic release, with each new episode releasing weekly alongside a new single that will be available for digital streaming, joining the ranks of other video game soundtracks on the Services. like Spotify. Eventually, the five episodes will correlate with the 5 titles to create the band’s first EP.
The game follows a group of four friends as they attempt to balance their relationship struggles and busy lives by establishing themselves in the Los Angeles music scene and eventually releasing their debut EP. The game’s episodes are described on the game’s Steam page as part of an “interactive animated series” and five interactive music videos. The game also features voice actors like Ally Maki (toy story 4), Syhaya Aviel (The circle), Greg Chun (Judgement), Youri Lowenthal (Marvel’s Spiderman) and Kimberly Brooks (Mass Effect).
Physical pre-orders for We are OFK are available now on iam8bit for the PS5 and Nintendo Switch versions, which are expected to ship in Q3 2022. Alongside them is a 2xLP vinyl soundtrack of the game’s EP and soundtrack, which will be shipping in the first quarter of 2023. It is not yet known what price point the episodes of the game will launch, but the full physical version on iam8bit is currently priced at $29.99. The game is also available to wishlist now on the PlayStation Store, Steam, and Nintendo eShop.
We are OFKThe first episode of will be released on Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4 and PS5 on August 18th.
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