A Devious Goose Is Honking Its Way Onto Game Discs

Untitled Goose Game confirmed to receive physical release

Whether on the PC, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 or Xbox One; many gamers have enjoyed the simple yet highly entertaining premise behind Untitled Goose Game. Developed by the Australian-based studio House House, this puzzle game sees you take control of a goose, who wanders around a town completing objectives… many of which result in receiving ire from the villagers.

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While many have been able to play Untitled Goose Game digitally, are you one of those who like seeing game cases on your shelf? Together with Panic Inc and iam8bit, it has been confirmed that boxed editions of Untitled Goose Game will be available from 29 September 2020. The boxed version, now available to pre-order at select retailers around the globe, comes with a small assortment of goodies including:

  • The game cartridge/disc for either Switch or PlayStation 4
  • A Spring/Summer edition of the Plaza Catalogue: a 24-page retail catalogue featuring useful items and objects that a goose might enjoy collecting
  • A 11″ x 17″ Village Map Poster, hand-illustrated by Melbourne-based artist and game developer, Marigold Bartlett
  • An extra sticky official “No Goose” Sticker
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As part of the collaboration with iam8bit, their online store will receive a special “Lovely Edition” which comes with, depending on your chosen platform, all of the above mentioned content and the following eco-friendly innovations:

Nintendo Switch

  • A 100% recyclable Outer Sheet, Booklet, and Foldout Poster
  • Exclusive Reversible Coversheet
  • Sugar-Based, Non-Toxic, No-Vinyl Sticker Pack-in
  • Eco-friendly “Biolefin” shrink wrap

PlayStation 4

  • Eco-friendly outer packaging made of 100% post-consumer material using Non-Toxic, 0% VOC inks
  • A 100% recyclable Booklet, and Foldout Poster
  • Sugar-Based, Non-Toxic, No-Vinyl Sticker Pack-in
  • Eco-friendly “Biolefin” shrink wrap

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Already own the game and perhaps want something other than the game in your collection physically? Also releasing on 29 September 2020 is the game’s vinyl soundtrack, which features the music by Dan Golding, adapted from the works of Claude Debussy’s Préludes. These LPs feature a unique “Double Groove” pressing, which creates a random playback experience each time you listen to it, mimicking the dynamic nature of the music in-game.

We love physical games and vinyl. They’re not just cherished collectibles, but also cultural and archival artifacts.

We also recognize that we only have one planet, and over the last year, we’ve been diligent in developing better, eco-focused packaging and production techniques. Think of this as the ‘Alpha’ version of our ‘better for the planet’ packaging. Change doesn’t happen overnight, so we really wanted to start the conversation as a first step toward the goal of 100% eco-friendly packaging for physical games.

Amanda White and Jon Gibson – CO-Owners of iam8bit
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