Stranded Sails Announced | Inspired By Harvest Moon and Zelda

Merge Games, rokapublish, and Lemonbomb Entertainment have announced their new exploration farming adventure, Stranded Sails: Explorers of the Cursed Islands, will come to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch this October. Described in the press release as a crossover between My Time At Portia, Harvest Moon, and Zelda, Stranded Sails features open-world exploration on an island that you and your crew find yourselves ship-wrecked on. You must farm to survive and eventually find a way to escape the island. More details from the press release, along with an announcement trailer, can be found below.

Stranded Sails – Explorers of the Cursed Islands Drifting onto Consoles this October

Merge Games embark alongside Lemonbomb Entertainment and rokapublish to deliver Stranded Sails – Explorers of the Cursed Islands to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Manchester, UK, July 10, 2019 — Ahoy, ye landlubbers! Inde game publisher Merge Games are excited to announce they’re teaming up with Lemonbomb Entertainment and rokapublish to deliver Stranded Sails – Explorers of the Cursed Islands to consoles this October. Arriving on Switch, PS4 and Xbox One both digitally and physically, Merge are also delighted to announce a collectible Signature Edition version which will be available exclusively on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch on the release date.

Having generated an exciting level of momentum as one of this year’s most wanted games on Steam — with over 75,000 wishlists already — Stranded Sails – Explorers of the Cursed Islands is a highly anticipated open-world exploration farming adventure which merges a wealth of discovery alongside compelling exploration gameplay. Ship-wrecked on a mysterious archipelago, it’s up to you to survive, solve the island’s mysteries and find a way to escape…

From finding resources and planting crops, to establishing your own farm to feed all survivors in your camp, Stranded Sails fuses addictive survival mechanics alongside a far-reaching journey which has you undertaking a vast adventure spanning numerous islands, where an abundance of treasure lies waiting.

Taking inspiration from the Harvest Moon series, The Legend of Zelda and recent offerings such as My Time At Portia, Stranded Sails brings its own signature style of tilt-shift visuals, survival elements, exploration, and story-driven quests which complement the theme of being shipwrecked and the need to save all of your shipmates.


  • Experience an open-world adventure full of quests and discovery
  • Farm and cook to survive! Provide food for your crew and improve their level of happiness, whilst experimenting with different ingredients to discover new dishes
  • Manage the creation and expansion of your crew’s camp and prove your skills as a shipbuilder
  • Explore a diverse array of different islands by foot or boat on your travels to find a range of tools and treasure
    Fight against supernatural dangers and solve the secrets of the cursed islands

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