Moss: Book 2 received an unexpected release date announcement and it was much earlier than anyone could have anticipated.
The sequel to Polyarc’s Moss will launch on March 31 exclusively for PlayStation VR – although other platforms could get the game at a later date. In other words, fans only have to wait a couple of weeks to find out what’s right for returning protagonist Quill after her daring adventures in the original game.
This time, everyone’s favorite rat with a sword is on a new quest to save her uncle and overthrow the evil Arcane, once again putting players in the role of an omnipresent ally. can change the environment and solve puzzles to help her navigate to a beautiful but dangerous land.
Polyarc’s Josh Stiksma, Moss: Book 2Design director and chief engineer of, told NME that the new game will be much less linear than Quill’s first outing, hinting at a larger-scale project with more exploration and more expansive story. “We wanted to have more different types of interactions as you go through the game,” he said. “And then one of the things we really wanted to do was try to tell a little bit more of the story in the world than just the books.”
Original Moss was one of PS VR’s first and greatest successes and a prime example of how traditional gameplay can combine VR interactions with creative results. We’ll find out if the sequel meets or surpasses the expectations of its predecessor when it launches on March 31.