Published on February 23rd, 2024 | by Adrian Gunning

Pentiment Available Now on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5

Obsidian Entertainment’s critically acclaimed narrative adventure Pentiment is available now on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5. Available as a digital download for $19.99 USD, Pentiment is a truly unique title featuring a striking visual style inspired by history itself. Its initial release earned multiple perfect review scores and accolades including Best Narrative award at the GDC Awards 2023 among several other industry nominations in areas such as art, innovation, writing, and game of the year.

In Pentiment, players step into a living illustrated world inspired by illuminated manuscripts and printed woodcuts in a time when Europe is at a crossroads of great religious and political change. Walk in the footsteps of Andreas Maler, a journeyman artist who finds himself in the middle of murders, scandals, and intrigue in the 16th Century Bavarian Alps. Choices and consequences will play out over a generation, spanning a 25-year period in the small community. 

If you’re interested in learning more about Pentiment and the works that inspired it – from the conflict between states and religious beliefs in the early modern period to the life of medieval peasants – check out this list of list of supplemental reading materials personally recommended by Game Director Josh Sawyer on Xbox Wire. While Pentiment is a work of historical fiction, these books can give curious players insight into the tumultuous time of transition that inspired it.

Additionally, Obsidian is partnering with Limited Run Games on a limited edition physical print run of the game. Pre-orders for physical copies are available for a limited time for Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5, and Nintendo Switch starting today, February 23 (AEDT), through March 24 (PT) with more information at

For more information on Pentiment, head to Pentiment is available for Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows 10/11 PC, Steam, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5 for $19.99 USD. It is also available with Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass.

About the Author'

Adrian lives in Melbourne Australia and has a huge passion for gaming, technology and pop culture. He recently finished his a Bachelor of Journalism and is currently focusing on games journalism. When not writing and playing video games, Adrian can be found in Comics 'R' Us debating the pros of the DC Universe and cons of the Marvel Universe.

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