The third-person exploration game The First Tree is coming to the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One later this year (2018). The First Tree is already available on PC via Steam, having released on September 14th, 2017. The First Tree is created by the same developer behind “Home is Where One Starts” – an indie game developed by David Wehle. The game’s story centers around two interconnected beings: one of a fox looking for a missing cub, and another of the cob reconnecting with his father in Alaska. The gameplay consists of 3rd-person exploration & platforming. Players will solve puzzles, uncover artifacts and more. The First Tree is a short game, with average finishing times sitting at about an hour and a half. You can watch a trailer and view some screenshots below.
The First Tree – Switch, PS4 & Xbox One – PRESS RELEASE
From the creator of Home is Where One Starts… comes The First Tree, a third-person exploration game centered around two parallel stories: a fox trying to find her missing family, and a son reconnecting with his father in Alaska. Players take control of the fox on a poignant and beautiful journey that crescendos at the source of life, and perhaps result in an understanding of death. Along the way, players can uncover artifacts and stories from the son’s life as he becomes intertwined in the fox’s journey towards The First Tree.
– For fans of Journey, Firewatch, and Shelter.
– Not a “fox simulator,” but an emotional, intimate story by a one-man team with an ending you won’t soon forget.
– Featuring a gorgeous soundtrack by acclaimed artists like Message to Bears, Lowercase Noises, and Josh Kramer.
– A short game (about an hour and a half) focused on story with some light puzzle solving and platforming.