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Echo Generation is Coming to Xbox Game Pass on Day One

Echo Generation, Cococucumber's upcoming turn-based adventure game, is set to be available on day one with Xbox Game Pass.
Echo Generation, Cococucumber's upcoming turn-based adventure game, is set to be available on day one with Xbox Game Pass. / Photo courtesy of Cococucumber

Echo Generation will release for Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC (via Steam and Microsoft Store), as well as be available on Xbox Game Pass at launch on Oct. 21, 2021.

After initially being revealed during the Xbox Games Showcase in July 2020, Cococucumber's upcoming turn-based adventure game is set to drop on Xbox Game Pass (Cloud, Console and PC) on day one.

Echo Generation is Coming to Xbox Game Pass on Day One

In a similar fashion to iconic works with a supernatural twist, such as Earthbound and Stranger Things, Echo Generation is a turn-based adventure game that invites players to dive into a story about small town mysteries, as seen through the eyes of a "charming" gang of kids in the summer of 1993.

From the developers of Riverbond (2019), Echo Generation takes on a similar voxel theme with its retro art style and stylized 3D pixel look.

In Maple Town, a mysterious crash leads players on a spooky adventure to save their hometown, battling monsters and mechs, completing quests and unearthing secrets to reveal a conspiracy that "transcends time."

By exploring new locations, players can chat with other kids and recruit new friends and pets to build their party.

Then, players can expect to battle menacing foes with the unique abilities of each of their party members in turn-based combat, and level up their party with XP and new skills.

There’s a lot to experience in Echo Generation and we wanted to create our take on the old-school, Paper Mario-style, turn-based combat, crafted with a special Cococucumber twist. ... Echo Generation was created during the pandemic and was a creative outlet for all of us on the team during this time. We look forward to sharing something heartwarming and beautiful with all Xbox fans.

Vanessa Chia, Cococucumber

Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft's video game subscription service, has picked up major momentum in the past few years as more and more third-party publishers have launched their brand new titles on the platform.

For more on Xbox Game Pass, feel free to check out our coverage of Minecraft coming to Xbox Game Pass For PC next month.