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Wayward Strand Release Date, Gameplay, Platforms, PC Specs, And More

Wayward Strand is a single-player, story-driven adventure game from Ghost Pattern. Here's the Wayward Strand release date, platform, features, PC specs, and more.
Wayward Strand Release Date, Gameplay, Platforms, PC Specs, And More

Embark on an adventure in an airship as Casey in Wayward Strand, the latest single-player video game from Ghost Pattern featuring in-depth narratives, charming visuals, and an eclectic, fully voiced cast.

In Wayward Strand, care for those in need, explore the whimsical hospital ward, and discover new secrets across every playthrough; all alongside its heart-tugging story told in a curious way.

Find more about Wayward Strand in this guide, including all the release date and platform details, gameplay, features, and PC requirements, you’ll need to start your enchanting journey.

Wayward Strand release date and platforms 

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You will be able to play Wayward Strand on your gaming platform of choice once it releases. (Picture: Ghost Pattern)

After six years in development, Ghost Pattern’s Australian-made narrative game, Wayward Strand releases on 21st July 2022.

In terms of platforms, Wayward Strand releases across PC (Steam), PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.

Wayward Strand gameplay, story, and features

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There are discoverable secrets within the airship in Wayward Strand. (Picture: Ghost Pattern)

Wayward Strand’s narrative is set a couple of decades ago, in 1978, and it revolves around Casey, a fourteen-year-old journalist whom you play in the game. 

Casey boards an airship functioning as a hospital ward to join her mother, a nurse caring for the patients within the floating medical clinic.

While her mother works, Casey decides to go on an investigative journey to know more about the patients of Wayward Strand. 

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You’re able to choose the path you take in exploring the medical clinic in Wayward Strand. (Picture: Ghost Pattern)

In her journey, Casey uncovers stories from older people, and witnesses the everyday lives of care workers, while also learning about a few secrets hidden within the clinic.

Wayward Strand features explorative gameplay, allowing you to roam around the airship. As Casey, you’ll interact with all kinds of people and even have the choice to follow staff to patients or rooms, or ask questions through the game’s interactive story. 

Experience a multitude of heartwarming playthroughs investing you into the intergenerational relationships, and empathetic caring across Wayward Strand’s captivating gameplay.

Wayward Strand PC system requirements

Wayward Strand surprisingly features a pretty low PC requirement for the gameplay it entails.

Despite having beautiful visuals, an almost endless way to experience the game, and quite the handful of voice actors providing character contrast, Wayward Strand should pretty much run completely fine on most computers nowadays.

Minimum PC Requirements:

  • OS: Windows 10
  • Processor: 2.0GHz
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: DX10 compatible or better
  • Storage: 1 GB available space

That concludes everything you need to know about Wayward Strand.

If you haven’t already, take a look at the trailer for Wayward Strand down below.

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Featured image courtesy of Ghost Pattern.