Obsidian’s medieval RPG Pentiment will get a November launch date on Xbox, PC

Obsidian Entertainment announced on Wednesday that RepentThe developer’s upcoming medieval narrative adventure game, will be released on November 15th. Obsidian said in a Xbox Wire post that pre-orders for the game are now available, and reiterate that Repent will be available the first day on Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass.

The brainchild of director Josh Sawyer, the game puts players in the role of Andreas Maler, a detective-traveling artist who lives in 16th century Bavaria during the time of the Holy Roman Empire. Over the course of 25 years, Maler must solve a series of murders and scandals that take place in the fictional city of Tassing and Kiersau Abbey. To do this, players will engage in a number of challenges, from sneaking into the monastery library undetected to extracting information from silent tavern patrons.

A screenshot of Andreas Maler on a page from Obsidian Entertainment's historical narrative-adventure Pentiment RPG.

Image: Obsidian Entertainment

Apart from the historical fiction setting of the game, the quality Repent What players are most immediately attracted to is the game’s art style, which draws inspiration from late medieval manuscripts, woodcut prints, and early modern tapestries. This is certainly one of the most unique approaches to visual design seen in games in recent years, comparable to 2015’s Greek black figure pottery art style. Apoteon.

Repent will be released on Windows PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X.

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