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Critically acclaimed ‘Owlboy’ makes its way to the store shelves [EN]

SOEDESCO and D-pad Studio team up for a retail release

p>Rotterdam, The Netherlands - 1 November 2017 - Today, publisher SOEDESCO announced that D-pad Studio’s story-driven platform adventure Owlboy will be making its way to retail. Platforms and release date are yet to be announced.

Watch the trailer here:  https://youtu.be/Zniif2zKQO0

Download the press assets here: http://ow.ly/FBGy30gdojS

Bas de Jonge, Marketing Manager at SOEDESCO about their collaboration with D-Pad Studio: “I’m very excited to finally announce our collaboration, it’s something we’ve had in the works for a while now. Today, a year after Owlboy’s release on Steam, we’re happy to finally share this news with the community, and we’re hoping everyone is just as excited as we are to bring this fantastic game to retail.”

About Owlboy

Owlboy is a story-driven platform adventure game, where players can fly and explore a brand new world in the clouds. Players will need to overcome obstacles and greater enemies, in one of the most detailed adventures of this era. Being a mute, Otus struggles living up to the expectations of owl-hood. Things spiral from bad to worse with the sudden appearance of sky pirates. What follows is a journey through monster infested ruins, with unexpected encounters, well kept secrets, and burdens no one should have to bear.


  • A love letter to pixel art for a new audience, Owlboy is a story-driven action adventure, with a unique mix of flight and platforming.
  • Carry anything. Recruit Otus’s friends as gunners to fight for you, each with unique abilities and stories.
  • Large dungeons with big and challenging boss battles.
  • An adventure 9 years in the making.


Note to editor

For further information or to request a review key/copy, please contact: Bas de Jonge – Marketing Manager SOEDESCO Publishing bas.dejonge@soedesco.com


SOEDESCO® is a worldwide publisher of both digital and boxed games on multiple platforms. Our portfolio includes third party titles like Wuppo, Owlboy, Tricky Towers, Among the Sleep and N.E.R.O. SOEDESCO also publishes their own IPs including Adam's Venture® and Real Farm.

More information about SOEDESCO® and its products can be found on the company's website, www.soedesco.com or by following @SOEDESCO on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About D-Pad Studio

D-Pad Studio is a tiny team with a huge ambition! Having spent 10 years of development on Owlboy, it was launched to worldwide praise, winning multiple awards and making New York Time Magazine’s list of Top 15 Video Games of 2016. Since then, the team has worked even harder to make sure their coming projects are of the same calibre. D-Pad Studio currently has 6 members, and is situated in Norway.

@DPadStudio on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.

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