Panache Digital and Private Division announced the release date for their upcoming epic, Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey. It will hit PC (via Epic Games Store) on August 27th, 2019, and digitally for PS4/Xbox One in December 2019. In Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey, players are challenged to survive the beautiful, but unforgiving land of Africa, spanning ten million to two million years ago.
Players will explore Neogene Africa, expand their territory, and evolve to advance their clan from one generation to the next. he game and its mechanics rely on evolution, discovery, and survival as players traverse a variety of terrain and environments, encounter various predators, and learn new abilities to pass along to the next generation of their clan. The team has also released the second episode of a three-part video series featuring Patrice Désilets explaining the game’s unique mechanics and concepts.
“Our goal for Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey is to provide an experience no player has ever lived before,” said Patrice Désilets, Co-Founder and Creative Director of Panache Digital Games. “Our small team is creating an ambitious and immersive game with a unique setting that will captivate gamers of all types, and we look forward to players exploring our world later this year.”
“Private Division and Panache Digital Games share a passion for providing the best possible experience to all our players,” said Kari Toyama, Senior Producer at Private Division. “As partners, we support Panache in taking the time to ensure all versions of Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey deliver the standard of polish upon release that the team has set for themselves. As a developer-focused publisher, this is an important approach we take in working with smaller independent teams.”