Call of the Sea was one of the more intriguing reveals
at Microsoft’s third-party showcase
back in May. It’s a first-person puzzle/adventure game set on a tropical island, in which you play a woman in 1934 investigating clues left by a previous voyage that caused her husband to go missing. Call of the Sea promises “an emotional, charming character study of a woman on a journey of self-discovery.” That woman, aka Norah, the protagonist you play as, is voiced by Cissy Jones, who you’ll remember from her award-winning performance as Delilah in 2017’s fantastic
Take a look at the opening 18 minutes of the game running on Xbox Series X in the video above. Call of the Sea is due out before the end of 2020 for Series X, Series S, Xbox One, and Windows PC.
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For more Xbox Series X coverage, check out our hands-on impressions of Yakuza: Like a Dragon, Dirt 5, The Falconeer, and the Xbox Series X itself.
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