Nocturnal getting 'Enhanced Edition' as its final update

One more before we say goodnight

05 October 2023
by rawmeatcowboy 0

Indie developer Sunnyside Games, in partnership with Dear Villagers, is adding the final major update to their acclaimed flame-welding platformer Nocturnal later this year on Switch. With a plethora of new features including updated optimization and accessibility features, conquer the Mist and use your fire to uncover what secrets lay hidden beneath it.

This Enhanced Edition update adds:

  • A redesigned experience, from the ground up
  • A new extended moveset and talents tree with the ability to burn down everything (including 6 new active talents!)
  • Extended levels with brand new challenges
  • New enemies: The Swarm and Shielded
  • New accessibility feature to reduce the game’s difficulty
  • An additional 7 lore letters, and a new reading animation for lore items
  • New music and improved SFX
  • Visual and lighting enhancements, including new rooms and vistas, and Improved melee combat FX
  • Destructibles and new types of platforms
  • New level selection menu and U improvements
  • Global game rebalance to make the game more intense
  • Redesigned storyline and dialogue
  • New tutorials and tips in loading screens
  • Strong optimization improvements and a new performance mode accessible through the options menu

Nocturnal encourages challengers to brave its beautiful ruins with a host of optional trials. Those seeking the glory of a true challenge can enable a host of speedrunning features, like faster transitions, skippable cutscenes, and a pausable timer. Only the fiercest warriors will try their hand Permadeath Mode, where you only have one life to undertake the entire journey.

[PR email]

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