“Return of the Obra Dinn” lands on consoles this Friday; new gameplay trailer released

The award-winning first-person adventure mystery Return of the Obra Dinn makes the jump to consoles on Friday, 18 October. Currently available on PC and Mac, Return of the Obra Dinn is a murder mystery set in a stylized monochrome interpretation of the early 19th Century.

To mark the occasion, the developers have revealed some gameplay footage running on the Nintendo Switch (below), which is followed by the full breakdown of the game taken from the official Steam page.


the good ship



Built 1796, London ~ 800 tons, 18ft draught

Captain R. WITTEREL ~ Crew 51 men

Last voyage to Orient ~ Cape rendezvous unmet


Contact East India Cy. London Office

for enquiries or testimony

An Insurance Adventure with Minimal Color

In 1802, the merchant ship Obra Dinn set out from London for the Orient with over 200 tons of trade goods. Six months later it hadn’t met its rendezvous point at the Cape of Good Hope and was declared lost at sea.

Early this morning of October 14th, 1807, the Obra Dinn drifted into port at Falmouth with damaged sails and no visible crew. As insurance investigator for the East India Company’s London Office, dispatch immediately to Falmouth, find means to board the ship, and prepare an assessment of damages.

Return of the Obra Dinn is a first-person mystery adventure based on exploration and logical deduction.

Return of the Obra Dinn is now available on PC and Mac and will be available 18 October for Xbox One, PS4 and Nintendo Switch.

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