'Jett: The Far Shore,' a new space adventure game, is 20% off until Oct. 5

A new space adventure game, "Jett: The Far Shore" is launching on Oct. 5 and is currently available for pre-order from the Epic Games store with 20% off.

"Jett: The Far Shore" sees the protagonist, a scout named Mei, is (as the official game's description puts it) sent to a mythic ocean planet in order to carve out a future for a group of people "haunted by oblivion," reads one description. Search glorious coastline, skim over waves and go further inland and explore vast plains after taking control of a 'jett' (apparently a spaceship) with an ensemble crew. 

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Jett: The Far Shore. $26.41 at Epic Games Store

Jett: The Far Shore. $26.41 at Epic Games Store
Save 20% when you pre-order Jett: The Far Shore" and to reserve your seat on a new space adventure in gaming. Jett will be released Oct. 5, 2021.

The game will be available on PC and Playstation 4 and 5. Although the game will be released on Oct. 5, the 20% sale will end at the same time. 

According to the official game's description, players will be able to embark on single-player adventures filled with captivating exploration that will entail monumental moments, white-knuckle action, wholesome companionship, laid-back exploration and a dose of existential dread. 

The 'jett's' range of scientific tools will help the player problem-solve as well as adapt to new perils and overcome obstacles as they seek to investigate the source of an interstellar invitation known as the "Hymnwave" that propels a people away from their planet in search of salvation. 

Epic Games Store — one of the platforms on which the discount is available  — say this is a "heartfelt story of courage, wonder and regret."

"Jett" is the first game for developer Superbrothers since "Sword and Sworcery," which was released on multiple platforms between 2010-12. "Jett: The Far Shore" can also claim similarities with the popular space survival game, "No Man's Sky" because of its open world adventure style. 

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Alexander Cox
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