The Cloudpunk was created by German developer Ion Lands and released on April 23, 2020, for Microsoft Windows by Maple Whispering Limited. On October 15, 2020, it was made available for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. On August 19, 2022, Merge Games will release a PlayStation 5 version.
The player controls Rania, a fresh delivery employee for the shady business Cloudpunk. HOVA, a flying car, must be driven by the player across a cyberpunk city while picking up and delivering packages and carrying passengers. It is also feasible to leave the automobile parked in a few spots and walk around the city.
During some missions, the player’s choices might affect the result and result in various conversations with the characters.
Additionally, the player can find hidden optional story pieces around the city to open up new side tasks and stories. You can purchase goods to decorate Rania’s residence as well as enhance the HOVA to increase speed and damage control.
The Cloudpunk Characters and Gameplay
In 2015, Berlin, Germany-based independent game developer Ion Lands was established. The game was scheduled to be released in 2019 when it was first revealed on November 7, 2018. Later, it was delayed, and on April 23, 2020, it was finally released.
The game’s director was Marko Dieckmann, while Thomas Welsh wrote the narrative. Roman Agapov, Rebecca Roe, and Marko Dieckmann all contributed to the level design.
Harry Critchley composed the soundtrack, and Mava Da Silva, David Gulick, No Hoon, Maryam Khaleghi, Peter King, Sergey Munin, Niklas Mäckle, Paul Riehle, Elose Tricoli, and Christophe Tritz created the voxel artwork. William Sweetman created the character illustrations. Warlocs translated the game into various other tongues.
Andrea Petrille plays Rania in the game, Mike Berlak plays Control, Cory Herndon plays Camus, and Cam Cornelius plays Huxley.
On March 31, 2021, a new expansion dubbed City of Ghosts was unveiled. Released on May 25, 2021, it has a new male protagonist named Hayse and continues Rania’s journey. Morpho is the name of another robot. Street races, extra HOVA customization options, and alternative endings are included in the DLC.