Windstorm: Start of a Great Friendship – Remastered – Beloved title returns with enhanced graphics and heads to Xbox for the first time

Befriend a black stallion and explore the beautiful world of Kaltenbach on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series and PC with updated graphics and animation

Amstelveen, Netherlands and Munich, Germany, April 5, 2024 – Publisher Mindscape and developers Aesir Interactive and Sleeprunner Studios are happy to announce their upcoming remaster of Windstorm: Start of a Great Friendship, a beloved game based on the successful Windstorm movies and bestselling books. Windstorm: Start of a Great Friendship – Remastered allows fans and new players alike to (re)discover the world of Windstorm on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series and PC, with stunning graphics realized using Unreal Engine 5.

The Announcement trailer on YouTube:

Experience the story of Mika, a young girl known as a horse whisperer, as she befriends the majestic black stallion called Windstorm. Windstorm: Start of a Great Friendship – Remastered follows the story of the best-selling book and successful movie franchise and allows players to explore the beautiful world of Kaltenbach on horseback.

In order to become racing champion, Mika has to learn how to interact with Windstorm and make sure he is happy and healthy, while also keeping up with his training. Players have to take care of their new friend by grooming him, keeping his stable clean and playing with him. Afterwards, he will join players on the adventures through the expansive alpine region, where they can discover hidden secrets and freely explore the breathtaking world.

With the Unreal Engine 5, the Remaster receives brand new, updated graphics and details for the loveable characters. Windstorm and the other animals have received enhanced animations that further immerse the players into this horse adventure. The open world offers new plants, improved lighting and water effects and invites players to explore every corner in order to find all the hidden collectibles the games has to offer.

Players can now capture their experiences with the new photo mode, with multiple filters and editing options to make the photos look unique. Additionally, new achievements have been added and the game will offer 30 FPS support and 4K Upsampling.

Windstorm: Start of a Great Friendship – Remastered will be released on June 20 for PlayStation 5Steam and, for the first time and as the first of the Windstorm games, on Xbox Series.

Further information on the game can be found on the official website. To keep up to date on all news surrounding Windstorm: Start of a Great Friendship – Remastered, players can follow the game on InstagramXTikTok and Discord.

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