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A story-driven CRPG set in the world of Monte Cook's Numenera.  We are deeply appreciative to all of you who made this possible. Torment: Tides of Numenera is available now for PC on Steam or GOG, as well as PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
A story-driven CRPG set in the world of Monte Cook's Numenera. We are deeply appreciative to all of you who made this possible. Torment: Tides of Numenera is available now for PC on Steam or GOG, as well as PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
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Updated Our Journal (68): Servant of the Tides

Posted by inXile entertainment (Creator)

tl;dr: Oom’s debut, Content Update, new bonus rewards from Monte Cook Games, and a check-in on backer rewards.

Hey Exiles,

Eric Daily here. Since last we spoke, we put all our focus on the content update for Torment. Over March, April, and the beginning of May, those new elements took great, albeit blobby, shape. As you will discover below, today is the perfect time to share a first look at the new Torment update with you. This one is all about Oom, our Servant of the Tides… and first introduced back in 2013 as “The Toy”.

We have more details on Oom below, but you might be wondering when you get to play this update? Well...

Servant of the Tides Update Out Now!

That's right! The new update is live on Steam right now! Oom, the Voluminous Codex, and a host of improvements, tweaks, fixes, are out today on PC.


  • New Companion: Oom. Oom is a new stretch goal character who you will discover on your journey through the Ninth World. Oom features its own companion quest, "Servant of the Tides", its own unique abilities for use in combat and exploration, and interactions with various characters throughout the game.
  • Added the Voluminous Codex. This new stretch goal feature unlocks lore and character entries as you explore the game world.
  • Added a new user interface element to the Inventory Screen which makes it easier to view companion attitudes toward the Last Castoff.
  • Added a new user interface element to the Common Panel which better messages the Last Castoff's current Legacy.
  • Players can now advance to Tier 5 and Tier 6, allowing players to spend their Experience Points more in the later game. This also allows the Last Castoff to gain abilities from other character types.
  • Various balance improvements to Crisis gameplay throughout the game.
  • Various balance improvements to exploration gameplay, especially in the later stages of the game.
  • Added zoom in/out key binding to the Options Menu. This allows players without mouse wheels to remap the zoom functions.
  • Cypher Sickness initialization is now delayed until after Equipment initialization. This should prevent issues where loading a save file where equipment was preventing a cypher explosion would cause input to freeze up (fix may not be retroactive).
  • Remove all non-gameplay Fettles from companions when they're removed from the party. This should prevent certain freezes from occurring.
  • Numerous small UI fixes.
  • Numerous small quest fixes.   

For the full patch notes, please check this page.

This update is now out on Steam, and we’ll be getting it to GOG and other stores as soon as possible. Our strong recommendation is to start a brand-new playthrough to experience these improvements, as the new content is best experienced from the start of the game (and Oom must be added to the party during Sagus Cliffs).

Of course, those of you who have chosen to play Torment on consoles won’t be left out - this update will be coming free to you in the near future as well!

We hope you enjoy Oom and the new features, and we’ll be keeping an eye out for your feedback. In the meantime, we thought we’d give you a bit of insight into the Oom’s creation...

Oom - The Toy

Early during the Kickstarter campaign for Torment, we introduced Oom to you as "The Toy", a new stretch goal companion by design lead Adam Heine and Brian Mitsoda (Dead State, Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines). While this companion didn't make it into the initial release of the game, we're bringing it back in our latest update.

Back when we pitched the idea of Oom, it was described as:

The Toy is a changing ball of goo: Is it a pet, an abandoned toy, a dangerous weapon? Whatever it is, it responds to the way you treat it by changing its appearance and abilities to reflect what it perceives as your desires. Its ultimate secrets are... well, you’ll have to find out.

Now that we've received the opportunity to complete Oom, we went back to these ideas, as well as much of the original writing by Brian Mitsoda. We wanted to make sure that Oom was true to the vision proposed early on... but of course, as many of those ideas were thought up prior to us knowing Torment's final game mechanics and storyline, we also wanted to make sure that Oom would integrate well into the game as it is today.

Here is senior writer Gavin Jurgens-Fyhrie's take on Oom:

Oom is a living artifact from a prior world, and extraordinarily loyal to you. A shape-changer and guardian, it is somehow connected to the Tides, and it grants the Last Castoff a deeper connection to them.

It is also a mystery to be solved. Oom does not speak, and even its thoughts are a strange tangle of alien metaphors. It will drive you to increase your understanding of the Tides, and by doing so, you will learn secrets about its long, long past...

Oom is unlike any of the other companions in Torment. For one, Oom is – to use a technical term – a blob of goop, a piece of the numenera left over from a past civilization that has faded into the darkness of history.

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Oom is a shape-changing blob of translucent goop. Here it is attacking an enemy during a Crisis.

If you discover Oom during your game, then it may become a member of your party. Just like the other Torment companions, it has its own quest and storyline you will uncover throughout the game, it can assist you with challenges and in Crisis gameplay, and it will react to the world around you and the characters you meet.

The writers worked hard to integrate Oom into the rest of the game. Here's a snippet of an exchange between Oom and a certain visitant researcher.
The writers worked hard to integrate Oom into the rest of the game. Here's a snippet of an exchange between Oom and a certain visitant researcher.


But Oom is different from other companions in more ways than just looks. For starters, Oom's abilities are entirely unique to it, and are designed to be distinctly versatile. Oom's basic attack allows it to splorch (to use another technical term) at enemies, damaging them with gooey globs of itself which can inflict multiple special effects. Its other abilities center around helping its allies. For instance, Oom can coat another member of your party with goop, bestowing improved protection and other benefits. Oom is also great with consumable items and cyphers, as any it uses have their benefits apply to not just Oom, but the Last Castoff as well.

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Oom can use Haptic Armor to envelop an ally, protecting them from harm at the expense of its own combat action.

We also suggested as part of the initial "Toy" design that Oom would learn from your actions and change to match, and now we have taken that idea one step farther. Oom is a loyal guardian who flows with the Tides, and your Tidal alignment will allow you to not only shape Oom's appearance, but will also allow you to alter its abilities. Over the course of the game, and as the Last Castoff grows more experienced in using the Tides, you will influence Oom's play-style. To see the details, you’ll have to play the new content for yourself!

Free Numenera Book & MCG Discount!

But the Servant of the Tides Update isn’t the only new thing we have for you. We’ve partnered with Monte Cook Games to offer all of you a free digital Numenera book, Maps of the Ninth World! This book features 30+ maps showing the wider Numenera world, it makes a great supplement to any of your tabletop campaigns or even if you are just curious to explore more of the setting.

To secure your copy, please login to our backer web site and check the "Bonus" tab under your Rewards. Near the bottom of the page, you'll find a coupon code you can use towards Maps of the Ninth World on the Monte Cook Games Store. Add it to your cart, then at checkout, use the coupon code, and you will be able to download the PDF freely. For more instructions on how to use your MCG Store code, please see this page!

But that's not all! In addition to this free book, we're also offering $5 off any Monte Cook Games Store purchase. Once you download your PDF copy of Maps of the Ninth World, check a few pages into its text to find a second coupon code. If you use this coupon when checking out at the Monte Cook Games Store, you will receive a $5 discount. Consider it additional thanks from Brian, Monte, and the teams at inXile and MCG for helping make Torment possible.

Look for your free coupon once you've opened your free Maps of the Ninth World book.
Look for your free coupon once you've opened your free Maps of the Ninth World book.

For any Torment fan who loves the setting, the end is just the beginning of your journeys in the Ninth World. Between Torment and last summer’s release of Torment: Tides of Numenera - The Explorer’s Guide, players have everything they need for a great tabletop game which takes place in the Sagus Protectorate. If any of you start tabletop campaigns in that setting, please let us know! We would love to hear what the story of the Changing God and the castoffs mean to you!

IMPORTANT NOTE: This special offer ends June 30th, 2017, so please be sure to make use of the instructions above by then! Mark it on your calendars.

Rewards Status Update

A quick note to catch up on the distribution of rewards: with a few exceptions we’ve shipped out game boxes to all our backers. One exception was signed goods: we had to send around bookplates and box flaps to key members of the development team, many of whom are spread across the world, so that has caused some delay.

The good news is that we are almost done, here is Colin McComb adding his signature for the boxes. The next step will be to assemble the signed goods and send them out to eligible backers! These are now with the distributor so we're eager to see these rolling out very soon.

On a related note, production of other rewards continues apace. Signed art prints are shipping out to their respective artists for signing soon and Plaques of Gratitude are in the works as well. We are also working on the remaining digital rewards. The seventh and final Torment novella by Colin McComb is now in its editing stage, and our two remaining Torment-themed comic books are also in process. We'll be sharing those with all of you as soon as we can.

That's all for now, everyone! We are excited to get this update in your hands and we hope you have a great time revisiting the Ninth World!

Eric Daily

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Updated Our Journal (67): Here Come the Boxes!

Posted by inXile entertainment (Creator)

tl;dr: Rewards begin shipping, new patch, and work on additional content begins.

Hi Castoffs!

‘Tis I, Eric Daily, here for an update. We have a few exciting topics to cover today, so let's jump right in!

Rewards Shipping

The first wave of shipments of backers’ physical goods has begun as of March 16th! They are shipping via UPS, and many of you will have already received shipping confirmation emails. You should receive a tracking number as part of your shipping confirmation. Many backers have already received theirs, but please be patient if you haven't got your shipping confirmation yet, as there are still many thousands of boxes rolling out!

Shipping Address Changes & Delivery Issues

If you receive a shipping confirmation, and the shipping address your package is being sent to is incorrect, or you encounter another delivery issue, you can use the button at the UPS web site under your tracking page to request changes to your shipment.

Please note that because the shipping is being done by UPS, you can contact UPS customer service directly to discuss change of address or possible pick-up at your nearest UPS pick-up point. If you are unable to resolve any shipping issue with UPS, however, please submit a support request and we shall assist further!

Also, note that signed goods require some extra time due to the additional turn-around required for the signing process. These will ship a bit later as a result, so if you are receiving signed goods and don't get your confirmation immediately, DO NOT PANIC!!1 This doesn't indicate a problem.

inXile Help Center

Over the last few months, we've received an increasing number of help requests, especially around release of our games, and we've sometimes had trouble keeping up with the feedback. To better serve you, and make sure relevant information can be found all in one place, we have launched a new Help Center page.

This also comes with a new ticket request system, which will help both you and us stay on top of messages more easily and they get answered in a timely fashion.

New Patch

Next, we have a new patch for Torment on PC! (It will also be coming to consoles very shortly.) Below you can see the highlights. If you are playing on Steam you will have already likely downloaded it, while if you're on GOG, it'll be up as soon as possible!


  • Fixed a large number of freezes that would happen in various states.
  • Numerous performance optimizations
  • Addendum text should now be appearing on item descriptions. Many dozens of items now have more details depending on your lore skills and other factors!
  • Fixed an issue that was preventing party members from bantering. Party members should now be much more talkative!
  • Updated a number of crisis sequences to rebalance a number of enemies. In some situations, it will make combat proceed more quickly with combats that were sluggish.
  • Numerous fixes and improvements to movement grid, pathing, and AI. This should prevent issues where the game would hang as combat could get stuck in numerous situations.
  • Several quest and conversation fixes.
  • Inspiring Presence and other looping sound effects have been removed.

As you can see from the highlights, this update is focused mostly on performance improvements and bug fixes. For the full release notes, see here. But, of course, we have more in the works...

Oom & Voluminous Codex

Design and writing work has begun on some of the content additions that we spoke about last Kickstarter update.

Oom's character is currently being built out by Colin McComb and Gavin Jurgens-Fyhrie, and they're working hard to make it a unique character that also fits in with the overall storyline of the game. On the design front, initial work has been done on figuring out what kinds of abilities and features Oom will have, both during exploration and Crisis gameplay. Meanwhile, the art team has begun the initial stages of figuring out his character model and design.

Regarding the Voluminous Codex, most of the writing and user interface design work has been completed, and we are in the beginning stages of integrating it into the game itself, both in the interface itself as well as all the hooks and triggers to make sure the entries are unlocked at the right stages of the game. Similar to other RPGs, the Codex entries you receive will give you details on companions and characters you meet as well as provide additional lore about the world, factions, creatures, and cults.

As we stated last time, we don't have dates for these additions just yet as our focus is on doing them right. However, as mentioned, these will be completely free to all backers and owners of Torment. We hope to have them in time to give you an even more fresh experience for your second (or third, or fourth...) playthrough. We will keep you informed as progress is made!

Thanks for all your support and stay tuned!
Eric Daily

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Updated Our Journal (66): Beyond the Beyond

Posted by inXile entertainment (Creator)

tl;dr: New content coming to Torment, rewards status update, and THANK YOU!

Hello Exiles,

We are now a little over one week after the release of Torment! It's been amazing to see the reception that the game received. The game has been an extremely strong success critically, with praise, awards and even several perfect scores along the way. If you want to read some of the reviews, we’ve done a pair of roundups that you can find here and here, as well as an accolades trailer. More importantly, we've been seeing your feedback throughout the forums, comments and social media.

We've heard from hundreds of you who have reached out to say that that Torment: Tides of Numenera is a worthy successor to Planescape: Torment, and that is something we are extremely pleased and humbled to hear. We'd love for you to get out there and keep spreading the word, leaving reviews, posting comments, sharing your experiences, and more. There’s a lot to discover in this game, and we’re looking forward to seeing you all discuss the story and events of the game for years to come!

When we came to you on Kickstarter, you gave us an incredible opportunity to make a game that would never have happened otherwise. It's through your continued support that these kinds of games will continue to get made. You have our everlasting thanks for providing us the ability to bring these type of games back.

What Comes Next?

Since release, we have been tirelessly reading your feedback, comments, and reports, and using that to plan a few patches for the near future. These will be primarily focused on fixing some pesky bugs that some of our players have encountered, as well as performance and stability optimizations, both on PC as well as on consoles. You can expect to see our first patch coming in the next couple of weeks.

But, we also want to address the longer term. Four years is an extended development timeline for an RPG, and it is a hallmark of our ambition for the game. Torment has the longest script we've ever produced at over 1.2 million words, and provides more nuanced reactivity and more complicated quests and stories than we have ever done before.

Despite that, there were some features we wanted to include in the game that we weren’t able to finish in time for release. Companions, in particular, were a big production trade-off. Not only does a single companion take many months of work from writers, scripters, designers, and artists. Because we wanted companions to interact and react to the game world and conversations in a deep way, their implementation needed to happen later in the development process, when quests and area design were mostly complete. As we were iterating on the companions, we felt the time was best spent building them out deeper as opposed to slamming in a few more on a surface level. These development decisions are never black and white, but we always approach it from a position of what we truly believe is best for the game. As we addressed in a previous update, reducing their number was a necessary trade-off to hit the level of quality we wanted.

But, there's a saying that no work of art is ever truly complete. We certainly know that many of you were looking forward to some of the things we couldn't squeeze into our release build, and it just didn't sit well with us leaving those behind. Now that we have had a time to see your feedback on the game, we also have a better sense of where we can focus our resources to improve.

To that end, we are pleased to announce that we will be working on additional content and updates for Torment post-release. These updates will include:

  • Oom ("The Toy" companion).
  • Voluminous Codex.
  • Crisis system improvements.

Our initial updates to the game will focused on bug fixes, optimizations, and other improvements, while the content additions will come later down the line. Both the patches and content updates will, of course, be completely free for all Torment owners, including backers, PC buyers, and console players. We will have more news on these in the coming weeks and months!

Digital Rewards Update

At this point, most of you have received your rewards digitally and are playing the game (if you aren't please check out our Torment web site, login or create an account, and link up your Kickstarter pledge email if needed).

In the week since release, a few things have been added and updated, so we wanted to call those out for you all...

First, backers at the Lore Seeker, Digital Collector's Edition (PayPal), and Numenera Seeker reward levels and above, are eligible for an Immortal Edition upgrade key. This will let you get many of your digital rewards on Steam or GOG. Many of you requested this and we are happy to oblige! To get this, you can check your Keys page on the Torment backer web site.

Second, many of you who claimed your game key for Steam Early Access asked if you could receive a GOG key for final release instead. We've heard you! We now have an "Exchange" button on our backer web site that will let you exchange your Steam Early Access key for a GOG version of the game. Please note that this can only be done if your Steam key was claimed prior to the game's Feb. 28th release date, and once exchanged, you cannot exchange it again.


Last, as a free bonus to you all, we also have made a Backer Outfit Upgrade key available to all Torment backers. This key will grant you a set of three additional armors at the start of the game. This is currently only available for Steam – however, we are working on a way to provide this content to backers who got the GOG version of the game very soon!

As an additional note, many of you have been contacting us with support inquiries – thousands, in fact! Rest assured that we are responding to everyone as fast as we can. If you need assistance, please be sure to contact us at our support page. If you did write in and haven't got a reply, we will respond to you as soon as we can! We appreciate your patience during this extremely busy time.

Physical Goods Update

We've been getting lots of questions about physical rewards recently, and we're pleased to say they are shaping up great! Here's a sneak peek at the Collector's Edition box and novella set...

Collector's Edition box.
Collector's Edition box.


Printed Novella Compilation.
Printed Novella Compilation.

Many of you have messaged us wondering what the status of shipping physical rewards is. To recap, we previously contacted everyone receiving physical goods late last year and early this year, asking them to update their shipping address on our backer web site if needed. Provided you gave us your correct shipping address by January 27th, 2017, you will be ready to receive all your physical goods when they ship. Our first shipping list has now been sent for processing, so shipping should begin very soon!

Note: If you missed the January 27th deadline, or require a sudden change of address, we won't be able to squeeze in that change for the initial shipment wave – however, we'll be in touch about how we can handle late shipments.

Thank you once again to every one of you. If you've enjoyed Torment and want us to help keep making more RPGs, be sure to help us out, whether that's by following us on social media, giving a like or subscribe on YouTube, writing a review on Steam, GOG or elsewhere, or just spreading the word in general. It's your amazing support that allows us to continue making the games we love. We can't stress to you enough how amazing a journey working on this new Torment game has been, and we are excited to see how we can continue to improve it even further.

Chris Keenan
VP of Development

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Updated Our Journal (65): The Wait Is Over

Posted by inXile entertainment (Creator)

Hello Exiles,

When we first came to you asking for your help in making a new Torment game, we were genuinely overwhelmed and moved by the sheer outpouring of support. Torment is a game that would never have happened without you, and you blew us away beyond our wildest expectations.

Now the wait is over, and Torment: Tides of Numenera is ready for you to play, enjoy and experience. This is a true RPG with over 1.2 million words of text, multiple huge locations to explore, with the most involved quests and characters we have ever made – we tend to be overly ambitious on these things, and it is a much deeper game than we initially set out to create.

The entire team at inXile has worked countless hours to bring you the new Torment, we are immensely proud of what we made. Of course, we made the game first and foremost for you, our backers, and we truly hope you enjoy it.

Thank you,
Brian Fargo
Your Leader in Exile

P.S. We were hoping we could get the final version of the game live a little early for backers... and we did!

A Video Message from Colin

We also have a video message to share from our Creative Lead, Colin McComb:

 Of course, you probably have other questions on your mind...

How do I start playing?

Eric Daily here. We know that many of you will have questions about Torment on release day, but first and foremost: "How do I play this game already?!"

Fortunately, it's easy! If you already used your Steam beta key, your game will automatically update to the release version.

If you never claimed your key, then login to our newly-updated Torment backer web site, then visit the Rewards page and check your "Keys" tab.


If you are one of our few backers who never created a backer account, then be sure to sign up using your email address you used to back the game. Once your account has been verified (check your inbox for a verification email!), you should see your rewards appear on your account afterwards.

We also know some of you wanted to use a Steam key to play the beta, then switch to GOG for final release. We'll have a way to do this coming very soon, and will let you know when it's available!

Likewise, we are in the process of getting all our reward downloads up - such as our digital novellas, concept art book, and more - but those will be online very soon, and possibly by the time you are reading this!

Release FAQ

Of course, we know that there are some other questions on your mind, so here are the quick and dirty answers!

Will my beta save files work in the final version?

Any saves made after the Tidal Surge beta update in December should work with the final release! However, any save files from earlier versions (before the Tidal Surge update) are not likely to work, or will experience significant bugs. If you want the most stable possible experience, we still advise you to start a new game.

I already used my beta key on Steam. Do I need to use a new key?

If you already have the beta/early access version of Torment installed, you do not need to use a new key – the game in your Steam library should update to the final version automatically (provided you have auto-updates turned on in Steam).

As a free bonus, since beta Steam keys auto-update to the final game, this means any backers who got the beta separately will get a bonus game key. You are welcome to give this one to a friend or family member if you wish. Consider it a special thanks for backing at a higher pledge level!

When are Mac and Linux available?

Right now! You do not need to use a separate key for them – each game key will give you the game all our supported PC operating systems. On Steam, you will be able to download the game directly from your library; on GOG, you should see downloads available for Mac and Linux install files.

I used my Steam key for the beta, but want to switch to GOG. Can I do that?

We will have a way to do this on our backer web site very soon. We will keep you all up to date on when it is available.

I never made a backer account. What now?

If you are one of our few backers who has never created an account with us, you will first want to register on the Torment backer web site.

I need your direct help with something!

Please get in touch with us at our support page. Please note that we are experiencing a high volume of messages right now, so we appreciate your patience as we try to help everyone we can as quickly as possible!

About Physical Rewards

Those of you who are getting physical rewards are no doubt looking forward to getting your game boxes. Techland has assured us they are planning to ship out the physical rewards very soon! We’ll be awaiting confirmation from Techland when they are shipping, and send all of you notice as soon as we hear from them. We should also mention that signed Collector's Edition boxes may ship slightly later than the standard backer boxes and unsigned CEs – this is simply due to the extra time needed for us to sign them. We will stay in touch with all of you who are getting physical rewards, and contact you directly with more information when available. And of course, you don’t have to wait for your boxes to play the game, you can claim your Steam or right now on the Torment backer web site.

But in the meantime, we thought we'd give you a sneak peek on their progress. Here's the Collector's Edition box...

A distinguished box for the distinguishing gamer.
A distinguished box for the distinguishing gamer.

It is a hefty matte cardboard box with a magnetic clasp hinge. What's it like inside? You may soon find out! One other small detail is that we designed it to be the same size as Pillars of Eternity’s Collectors Edition. Given the thematic links between the titles, we thought it’d only be right they could fit next to each other properly on your shelves!

One other item we couldn't wait to show you is the cloth map, which is in all Collector’s Edition versions. Some of you may have seen this in digital form previously, but seeing it printed out definitely gives it a more old-school feel.

Map artwork by Christopher West.
Map artwork by Christopher West.

We also have larger versions that are included in some of our higher reward levels, which... well. They're pretty big.

As mentioned above, we'll be in touch with all backers receiving physical goods in the very near future with more info as Techland moves forward with shipping and distribution.

Some Free Bonus Rewards!

As an extra special thanks to you all, we also have some extra goodies for you. Every single one of our backers who got a copy of the game also receives a free pack of Torment forum avatars, some bonus wallpapers, as well as a free set of Torment-themed ringtones and notifications based on the sounds and themes from the game. You will find these among your downloads on the backer web site (click the "Downloads" tab).

What’s Next?

Torment is out and ready for you to enjoy, but we’re not done with the game yet. We will be monitoring your feedback on the forums and social media for any post-release updates!

Enjoy the game!
Eric Daily

Updated Our Journal (64): Console Copies for Backers – We Need Your Input!

Posted by inXile entertainment (Creator)

Hello Exiles,

With the game's release right around the corner (Feb. 28), every day brings something exciting and new. Today we have something to share that we think looks amazing. Our friends at Techland created a story trailer that covers the events leading up to the game: the backstory behind Torment, brought to life in animated format (needless to say, minor spoiler warning).

In addition to being a great intro to Torment for newcomers, we also think it's just a pretty cool video outright. But that's not the main reason we're doing this update...

Console Copies for Backers?

**If you’re not interested in consoles, skip this section**

On February 28, you can get your digital PC copies of the game through our backer site. If you ordered physical goods, Techland is handling the distribution. In addition, they’ve told us that you’ll receive your physical copies very close to release! 

As you may recall, Techland also funded work on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of the game. Since that announcement, one of the top questions we’ve received is "can backers get console copies as well?” We’ve been exploring the possibilities of making this a reality for you, and would like to offer them... but we’ll need your help.

The console manufacturers charge us for generating console game codes – a cost per code, but also with a minimum order size. While we’re not looking to make a profit, the expense is not trivial for us. Therefore, if the demand is there, we'd need to ask any backers who want a digital console copy to make an additional 1,800 point ($18) pledge on our backer site. You would get both the original PC copy, plus a digital console copy of your choice. This is not unlike how we did things for Wasteland 3.

However, because there’s a minimum order size, we also need to make sure there’s enough interest from our backers before can confirm it. If there is, we’ll be happy to offer copies, but if the demand is not there, we won’t be able to do a small order. As well, there is a time limit – we can only provide console copies to you up to the release date of February 28th, so if you want one as an add-on, please be sure to let us know as soon as possible.


So, how do you let us know you want a console copy? We’ve added a page to the Torment backer web site specifically for console code requests. Log in, and tell us on that page if you want a PS4 or Xbox One copy. If we get enough interest, we'll email everyone who signed up and let you all pledge for the $18 console add-on prior to the 28th!

Beautiful Desolation

Last, but not least, as lovers of beautifully hand-crafted isometric games, we'd be doing you all a disservice if we didn't give a nod to Beautiful Desolation.


This one is a post-apocalyptic adventure game set in Africa, made by the team behind the gorgeously horrible STASIS. They also worked with us to produce some of the early Wasteland 3 prototype work we’ve been showing over the last few months. The Bischoff brothers are not only excellent game developers, but also really good guys, so head over to their campaign and support them!

Chris Keenan
VP of Development

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