UPDATE 4/1/21: In one of many final information tales I wrote again in 2020, I discussed under how Monument Valley studio Ustwo was planting a tree for each copy of its new sport Alba that was both downloaded or offered.
Nicely, a few weeks, one damaged radiator and a number of other plumber visits later (how was your Christmas break?) there’s some excellent news a minimum of on this entrance.
Ustwo has now stated it has ensured over 1 / 4 of 1,000,000 timber will probably be planted – 276,490 on the time of writing – which presumably additionally equates to the variety of instances Alba has thus far both been purchased on PC or downloaded on iPhone, the place it’s a part of the Apple Arcade subscription.
In order that’s some excellent news, a minimum of. Now, fingers crossed for my radiator.
Video games could make an actual distinction! For each obtain of Alba: a Wildlife Journey on all platforms we’re planting one tree with @Ecologi_hq.
We have planted 276,490 thus far, our mission is for 1 million timber! ???
— Alba: a Wildlife Journey (@WildlifeAlba) January 4, 2021
Alba: A Wildlife Journey, the following sport from Monument Valley and Whale Path studio Ustwo, is all about celebrating the setting.
It is out in the present day on Steam, GOG and Apple Arcade, and this morning our Christian Donlan gave it a reccomended assessment badge, calling it “quiet, restorative magic”.
Now, on prime of that feel-good feeling, developer Ustwo has stated it’ll plant a tree for each copy of the sport downloaded – as much as a million timber whole.
Alba is an indie open world sport set on a sun-drenched island which is residence to animals you might be tasked with discovering and photographing. There is a wider story to uncover, too, concerning the island being threatened with growth.
On PC, Alba prices £13.49 although at the moment has a 20 per cent launch low cost. On iPhone, it’s a part of the £4.99/month Apple Arcade subscription.