Game of the Year contender (well, by me) Night In The Woods will be getting an expanded "Director's Cut" called the Weird Autumn Edition featuring new content and the supplemental prequel games on December 13. This new edition will be released free as a patch to all owners of Night In The Woods.
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You can watch the trailer for the Weird Autumn Edition right here or embedded below. Here's how it's described by developers Infinite Fall:
"Night In The Woods: Weird Autumn is an expanded edition of the original. Featuring a whole bunch of new content, think of it as the Night In The Woods director's cut. Additionally: XBOX and PC/Mac/Linux players will receive the two supplemental games Longest Night and Lost Constellation on launch date, with PS4 players getting in on that in January 2018. The new content will be a free patch for all current owners of the game."
If you don't know, Night In The Woods is an adventure-platformer that tells the story of Mae, a cat who drops out of college and is forced to return home to her ailing mid-western home town, where she tries to reconnect with her friends and find her place in the world - but with something sinister lurking out in the woods and kids going missing, she might not get the chance. It's a stylish, beautiful and entertaining game that's both overwhelmingly funny and intensely emotional at the same time.
We never reviewed it but I'm going to be honest - there were a lot of games this year I loved, but come December Night In The Woods will be my personal nomination for Game of the Year. Every line was memorable and usually funny, every character felt like a friend, and all the harsh all-too-real issues the game brings up explored in an emotional and honest way. And it's just fun to explore Possum Springs, getting into mischief, talking with everyone you can, and jumping around Mario-style.
There is a lot to do in that game and we've been thinking about returning to see everything we missed, so a Director's Cut will be the perfect excuse. Night In The Woods: Weird Autumn Edition will be out December 13.
Night In The Woods: Weird Autumn Edition Trailer from Scott Benson on Vimeo.