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Everything we know about Baldo: The Guardian Owls

We share everything we know about the upcoming indie title, Baldo, a mix of Legend of Zelda and the whimsical animes of Studio Ghibli.
Baldo: The Guardian Owls is an upcoming action role-playing game from indie studio Naps Team. It is one of the few multiplatform games that many in the community are waiting for, thanks to its close resemblance to Legend of Zelda and the whimsical movies from Studio Ghibli. 

In this article, we will share everything we know about Baldo. From its official release date, gameplay, and features to its official pc system requirements. 

Baldo: The Guardian Owls official - release date 

Baldo release date and time
(Picture: Naps Team)

Baldo: the Guardian Owls will officially release on 27th August across platforms, including PS4, PC, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, iOS, macOS, and PlayStation Vita. 

PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S players will be able to play the game via backwards compatibility. 

Meanwhile, the iOS platform users can download and play the game via Apple Arcade. Just make sure you have iOS 13 or later versions on your iPhone or iPad.

Gameplay and features 

Baldo the guardian owls gameplay and features
Exploring a town in Baldo. (Picture: Naps Team)

In Baldo, players take the role of a villager who embarks on a journey through a magical land filled with a myriad of secrets to unravel. From what we have seen, Baldo offers a pretty straightforward action combat gameplay that involves mashing a few buttons. 

But the same cannot be said about Baldo's features. 

Being a mix of Zelda and a Ghibli art style, Baldo offers some of the most quirky and unforgettable characters, multi-level dungeons filled with puzzles, secrets, and of course, rewards. On top of it, the game features an open world, which has a scenic resemblance to studio Ghibli movies. 

Baldo features
Baldo’s open world is filled with secrets. (Picture: Naps Team)

Apart from that, here are some common action RPG features that Baldo offers. 

  • Towns with distinctive inhabitants. 

  • A variety of magical weapons to collect. 

  • Different gears to make your character more adept at surviving battles. 

  • Ferocious foes.

  • Hidden temples, dungeons, and other similar areas. 

  • An engrossing main story and much more.  

Baldo: The Guardian Owls - PC system requirements 

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Baldo offers up some truly memorable characters. (Picture: Naps Team)

Most PC players will find they can run Baldo without any problem. The minimum and recommended system requirements for the game are as low as a 10-year-old game. 

Still, if you are interested in checking out the official PC system requirements for Baldo: The Guardian Owls, then don't worry. We have got you covered.  

Minimum system requirements 

  • OS: Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10

  • Processor: AMD or Intel Dual-Core processor running at ~3.3 GHz (minimum AMD Phenom II X4 810 or Intel Core i5 650).

  • Memory: 4 GB RAM

  • Graphics: DirectX 11 compatible NVIDIA, ATI/AMD graphic card with 4GB of dedicated VRAM (and Shader Model 4.0 support).

  • DirectX: Version 11

  • Storage: 2 GB available space

Recommended system requirements

  • OS: Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10

  • Processor: AMD Quad-Core running at ~2.7 GHz or Intel Quad-Core with HT processor running at ~3.3 GHz (Intel Core i7 or AMD APU A6 3670 and newer architectures are recommended).

  • Memory: 6 GB RAM

  • Graphics: DirectX 11 compatible NVIDIA, ATI/AMD graphic card with 4GB of dedicated VRAM (and Shader Model 4.0 support).

  • DirectX: Version 11

  • Storage: 2 GB available space

That's it for now; from the initial previews, we can say that Baldo is a unique experience that you must try out.