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E3 2018: EA's Sea of Solitude Coming in Early 2019

11 June, 2018, 23:43 | Author: Rafael Roberts
  • 'Sea of Solitude' pits players against overwhelming loneliness

If it wasn't already a pleasant surprise, EA pulled a classic E3 manoeuvre by releasing the game right away on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Sea of Solitude is developed by Jo-Mei and is the next title in the EA Originals lineup, which EA uses to publish smaller titles by independent developers.

Electronic Arts has previously published fantastic indie games like Zoink's gorgeous forest adventure Fe and Hazelight's innovative co-op jailbreak A Way Out. As you may see in the trailer the game appears to be an art form of our own reality. Indeed, her nearly tearful reveal of the title suggests that those who play Sea of Solitude should expect to shed a few tears of their own before the game is over.

News of the game's release date came notably during EA's E3 press conference, and was accompanied by the game's second-ever trailer.


The game's title alone speaks volumes about its theme. The third-person exploration game tells the story of Kay, a girl who turns into a monster when she gets too lonely. That's what happened to Kay. Abandoned in a partially submerged world populated by other monsters, Kay has to discover why she is undergoing this monstrous transformation herself and how she can rediscover her humanity.

Sea of Solitude is due early 2019. "When humans become lonely, they become monsters", said Geppert during the showcase.

You may remember EA Originals being mentioned recently in the context of Josef Fares and Hazelight Studios' A Way Out.

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