At Anime Japan 2022, thatgamecompany shared concept art and storyboards revealing new characters and the expansion of its popular game franchise; ‘Sky Assemblies’ and ‘Sky Crafting Corner’ give fans a chance to take part in themed activities including arts and crafts, trivia, and in-game challenges.
Interactive game studio, thatgamecompany, gave the first glimpse at their new storytelling project that expands the world and lore of Sky: Children of the Light. Fans at Anime Japan 2022 were treated to a first look trailer for the animation project showcasing the familiar landscape, flora, and fauna of Sky along with concept art and storyboard animation revealing new characters.
The game studio also announced new global community projects aimed at bringing players together including studio-supported local community gatherings and the Sky-based crafting corner. A developer update was also provided for the upcoming in-game event, Days of Bloom, and the previously announced Season of Performance.
Check out the teaser trailer:
Other announcements included:
Sky: Children of the Light game updates:
- Days of Bloom - Sky is bringing back its event celebrating all things floral and to be shared with the community through a behind-the-scenes video at the start of the seasonal event.
- Season of Performance Announcement – Launching on April 11. The season centers around collaborative and shared performances and will introduce the Village of Dreams’ community theater which will host new ways for Sky players to connect and share their artistic passions via the upcoming game feature - Shared Memories.
Sky global community projects:
- Sky Assemblies - Sky fans will get a chance to host their own community events to connect and celebrate together via in-person gatherings. Inspired by the game’s Season of Assembly, the new fan platform is produced and coordinated by Sky’s community team and are meant to bring players together safely to celebrate Sky as a shared interest through themed activities such as arts and crafts, trivia, and in-game challenges.
- Sky Crafting Corner - A new Sky community initiative will give a different opportunity to players and fans around the world to celebrate through the art of crafts based on Sky’s seasonal events.
Sky: Children of the Light the Journey So Far - The studio put together a video showcasing moments created by the studio and Sky communities alike, while providing a quick look at what is ahead.
thatgamecompany also introduced the official Sky celebrity influencer: Japanese actor, voice actor, and singer Yuki Kaji, known for his work on Demon Slayer, and Attack on Titan. He will serve as the official celebrity ambassador and influencer partner in Japan.