Howl - Demo version of tactical folktale Howl by Mi'pu'mi Games now available for Xbox Series X|S as part of the ID@Xbox Game Demo Winterfest


Düsseldorf-based video game developer and publisher astragon Entertainment and Vienna-based developer studio Mi'pu'mi Games announce that a demo version of Howl is now available for Xbox Series X|S. As part of the ID@Xbox Game Demo Winterfest, players can try out Howl for free from December 5 to 31, 2023.

The demo of Howl is available here:

Howl will be released on January 23, 2024 for PlayStation®5Xbox Series X|S and Epic Games Store and can be pre-ordered now for $14.99/£12.99/14,99 EUR (SRP). Howl is already available for Nintendo Switch™ and PC via Steam.

About Mi’pu’mi & Howl:

Over the past decade Mi'pu'mi has had the privilege of supporting global AAA productions as well as franchises from clients such as Io-Interactive, Remedy Entertainment, Ubisoft, MachineGames & Red Bull. Howl, a turn-basedtactics game, is Mi’pu’mi’s latest original game. Players take control of a deaf prophetess and have to survive in a world afflicted by an acoustic plague that turns people into beasts. Every step they take must be well planned ahead to outmaneuver their adversaries. 

Howl's graphics are created using "Living Ink", a fluid, dynamic watercolor art style that illustrates the story as you play. Players make their way through a dark fantasy world, fighting to rid the land of the plague and find their lost brother. 

Key Features:

  • Tactics: Players must always stay one step ahead of the enemy's actions in order to succeed in the turn-based puzzles. Players need to arrange their moves up to 6 turns in advance and watch their plan play out One wrong decision can put the heroine in dangerous situations and there is a lot at stake.
  • Unique visual style: Through "living ink" the beautiful fairy tale world comes alive as you play.
  • Unlockable skills: New skills can be unlocked and improved to stay ahead of your opponents, like shadow step, exploding shot and more.
  • Challenging: 60 levels in four chapters are waiting to be freed from evil, save villagers from the claws - or howl - of the wolves

Howl will be released on January 23, 2024 for PlayStation®5Xbox Series X|S and Epic Games Store and is available for pre-order now. The versions for Nintendo Switch™ and PC via Steam are already available digitally.


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