Beyond a Steel Sky is Out Now on Apple Arcade

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Surprise-dropped from the [steel] sky, Revolution Software’s long-awaited sequel to 1994’s Beneath a Steel Sky is out today on Apple Arcade.

Some 26 years after the release of the previous game, Beyond a Steel Sky picks up where Beneath left off. Set in a beautiful comic book-styled world, players will embark on a rich adventure coupled with a deep and engaging narrative.

From Revolution Software, the development team behind the Broken Sword series, Beyond a Steel Sky is, of course, an adventure game at heart. Expect to solve puzzles, overcome obstacles and engage in conversations with a host of colourful and believable NPCs.

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We previewed the game back in April, we were impressed with pretty much everything the demo showed off, but were especially wowed by just how beautiful its world looks:

“The most striking thing about Beyond a Steel Sky is that, unlike its predecessor, it takes place in glorious, cel-shaded 3D. You can gaze down at Union City’s layered streets and raise your head to look at the towering skyscrapers. Having cracked the initial set of puzzles, I spent a good ten minutes roaming up and down a skybridge, gawping in awe at the city’s architecture.”

 

If you’re an Apple Arcade subscriber, Beyond a Steel Sky is available to play right this very moment on iPhone or iPad. If you aren’t of the Apple persuasion, all is not lost. Beyond a Steel Sky is coming to PC in July, so you won’t have to wait too much longer. There’s no word on any other formats, yet.

Give the trailer a watch below. We’ll have more on the game when it releases on PC next month.