Away: Journey To The Unexpected gameplay

Away: Journey To The Unexpected gameplay

Aurelien Regard and Playdius have released a new 10 minute gameplay trailer for their upcoming adventure game Away: Journey to the Unexpected.

Away: Journey To The Unexpected coming soon

Indie developer Aurélien Regard (The Next Penelope) and publisher Playdius (Bury me, my Love, A Normal Lost Phone, Dead in Vinland) today announced that their anticipated new release, Away: Journey to the Unexpected will be launching on PC (on Steam and Utomik) on 13th February 2019.

Alongside this news, the team also released a new 10-minute gameplay video, and announced preorder incentives for the game. Alongside the PC version, Away will also be coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch – the release dates by platform are:

5 February 2019 – PS4
7 February 2019 – Switch
8 February 2019 – Xbox One
13 February 2019 – PC

Pre-order incentives

For European fans, pre-ordering Away on PlayStation Store in Europe will get them the serene and surrealist first-person explorer Shape of the World for free.

For PC players, preordering the game on GoG will get them early access to the game over a week ahead of the PC launch, starting February 5th.

About Away: Journey To The Unexpected

Away: Journey to the Unexpected is a feel-good first person adventure game that combines action, negotiation and rogue-lite elements, all rendered beautifully in a distinctive anime-inspired style. In Away, you’re not a fighter or a hero, but you are great at making kick-ass friends!

Many of the colourful characters you meet in game, from robotic cowboy bounty hunters to bizarre space oddities, can be recruited to fight alongside you – it’s up to you to convince them to join the team! Away is the creation of renowned French developer Aurélien Regard, working alongside Rayman level designer Jean-Matthieu Gennisson.


  • Colourful and unique visuals created by renowned artist and developer Aurélien Regard (The Next Penelope)
  • A refreshing, light-hearted story packed full of adventure and humour
  • A first person adventure with fast-paced combat and rogue-lite elements
  • A vast cast of quirky characters to meet, convince and recruit to fight for you
  • Underpinned by an anime-inspired soundtrack

Away: Journey to the Unexpected is scheduled to launch February 8, 2019 on Nintendo Switch eShop in the west.