A Hover physical edition has been announced by PM Studios. This news comes hot on the heels of a World of Goo physical edition from Super Rare Games. The Hover physical edition will launch on March 9, 2020 and is available exclusively through the PM Studios store. There will only be 5,000 copies sold. The price of the physical edition will be $29.99, and it’s available to preorder right now. Anyone who does preorder the game will get a $5 discount as a result. Check out the new trailer in honor of the physical edition’s announcement.
Hover: Revolt of Gamers
Hover was originally called Hover: Revolt of Gamers. The game was released for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and even PC, and it eventually came to Nintendo Switch in September 2018. The game was originally slated to see a port to Wii U, but unfortunately that port never saw the light of day. It’s likely that the port was overlooked in favor of larger install bases with other platforms, even though the indie scene on Wii U was one of the system’s highlights.
The game came to life on Kickstarter with French developer Midgar Studio. In it players create their own characters and head out into a sprawling city to complete a variety of missions. The gameplay is inspired by games such as Jet Set Radio and Mirror’s Edge, seeing players traverse the city at high speed as a team with others or on their own, hacking, earning certain points, racing, and completing a number of other objectives.
One of Hover‘s best features is the fact that it supports crossplay among Nintendo Switch, PC, and Xbox One. This opens the game up to the possibility of playing with a huge number of other players, all of whom can enjoy a few EDM-style tracks that were added by the composer for Jet Set Radio, Hideki Naganuma.