Return to Monkey Island, the sequel to the classic point-and-click adventure game, is heading to the console. A follow-up to the acclaimed series led by writer and director Ron Gilbert saw the franchise’s beloved Guybrush Threepwood coming back for another adventure.
After its warm reception on Steam and Nintendo Switch, Return to Monkey Island finally gets a release date for more platforms. The publisher, Devolver Digital, announced that the game will launch on November 8 on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S. It doesn’t end there, as the adventures of Guybrush will also land on Xbox Game Pass for Consoles and PC.
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Return to Monkey Island was made by Ron Gilbert and his studio Terrible Toybox in collaboration with Devolver Digital and Lucasfilm Games. The project saw multiple original developers coming back, such as Dave Grossman, co-writer and programmer of the original game, and composer Michael Land, among others. The title also saw the return of Dominic Armato as the voice of Guybrush Threepwood.
Chronologically, the title is the sixth entry in the long-running series. However, Ron Gilbert has said that it is the third chronological entry, taking place after Monkey Island 2.
Return to Monkey Island is available on PC, Mac, Linux and Nintendo Switch. The PlayStation and Xbox Series versions will arrive soon. Check out the console release trailer down below.