Acclaimed indie platformer Celeste has launched a shock follow-up right this moment, marking the sixth anniversary of the unique sport’s launch. Celeste 64: Fragments of the Mountain is a Nintendo 64 impressed 3D platformer that allows you to discover Celeste Mountain in a brand new approach, and may be downloaded now totally free.
The sport was launched by Itch.io by the unique Celeste workforce, and is accessible for each Home windows and Linux PCs, with the devs recommending connecting a controller for this one. Celeste 64 will also be performed on the Steam Deck by downloading the Home windows model of the sport and enabling Proton Experimental.
„Relive the magic of Celeste Mountain alongside Madeline on this small, heartfelt 3D platformer,“ the outline reads, noting that Celeste 64 was made in only a week to mark the anniversary.
The mini Celeste follow-up clearly takes inspiration from iconic 3D platformers of the Nintendo 64 period, and as soon as once more duties gamers with amassing strawberries as they traverse the mountain. The sport appears to attract particularly from Tremendous Mario 64, to the purpose the place one participant has already modded a model of Celeste 64 that has Madeline sporting Mario’s cap.
Commenters have warned that the sport could be a little tough, with some reporting points with stuttering and crashes, although this is not shocking for a sport constructed on such a brief timeframe. The Celeste workforce is already working to repair any bugs which were reported to this point. The devs have additionally launched the supply code for Celeste 64 on Github, for gamers who wish to mess with the code instantly.
The unique Celeste was launched in January 2018, and was praised by gamers and critics (GameSpot awarded it a 9/10) for each telling a robust and transferring story, and for its satisfying 2D platforming. Celeste is accessible on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Swap, and PC. Developer Extraordinarily OK Video games is engaged on its next title, Earthblade, which is because of launch someday in 2024.