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Netflix has launched Oxenfree, the critically acclaimed narrative adventure game created by night school studioand it is now available for Netflix members to download on iOS and Android devices.
You can play without ads or in-app purchases as long as you have a Netflix subscription. There are 221 million Netflix subscribers worldwide. That’s a huge audience, and Netflix has switched to mobile games to bring new entertainment to its members.
The studio’s award-winning debut title captured the hearts and minds of critics upon its original release in 2016, and continues to be celebrated by players for its distinctive natural dialogue system, compelling storytelling, recognizable characters and captivating art style.
Oxenfree: Netflix Edition adds much-needed localization support, now available exclusively in this release on Netflix. At launch, in-game subtitles will be available in over 30 languages, including: Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian , Indonesian , Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Spanish (Latam), Spanish (Spain), Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian and Vietnamese.
In Oxenfree, players take on the role of Alex, a smart, rebellious teenager who takes her new stepbrother Jonas to a late-night party on Edwards Island, a deserted military island. The night takes a terrifying turn when the group of friends unknowingly open a ghostly chasm that springs from the island’s cryptic past.
Players control every aspect of Alex’s story as they explore Edwards Island through critical dialogue choices. What simmers just beneath the hauntingly beautiful veneer of Edwards Island will forever change the future and the past.
“Oxenfree is such a special game for so many people and its launch on Netflix is a great opportunity for us to introduce Alex’s story to even more people – maybe even someone who never thought they’d like it.” to play a game,” Sean Krankel, co-founder and studio director at Night School Studio, said in a statement. “As a Netflix game studio, we have the best support to bring Oxenfree: Netflix Edition to a global audience. Our community has been asking for subtitles in other languages for a long time and this release of Oxenfree: Netflix Edition really delivers the best narrative experience for players around the world in their local language. ”
Oxenfree: Netflix edition can be downloaded on mobile devices at netflix.com/oxenfree. For members who have yet to experience Netflix games, you can download the Netflix app from the Google Play and App Store.
Oxenfree merchandise is now available for fans to purchase on Netflix.shop. Customers can purchase the exclusive collection, featuring an illustration collaboration with artist and horror creature designer Trevor Henderson.
Mysteriously teased last year when Project 8149, iam8bit and Night School Studio teamed up with Oxenfree’s soundtrack composer scntfc on a reissue of the Oxenfree soundtrack vinyl featuring all-new art and limited edition colorways, pre-orders are open at iam8bit.com.
Night School Studio, now owned by Netflix, is working on a sequel Oxenfree II: Lost Signals.
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