Experience "Islands of Insight" Open Steam Playtest Now Live Until September 21st!

Experience "Islands of Insight" Open Steam Playtest Now Live Until September 21st!

On September 7th, Behaviour Interactive and Lunarch Studios proudly announced the commencement of the Islands of Insight Open Playtest on Steam, running until September 21st. This marks players' inaugural opportunity to immerse themselves in a captivating journey of puzzles, exploration, and discovery while sharing their valuable feedback. For those eager to glance a glimpse of what awaits in this playtest, Behaviour Interactive will be unveiled a Gameplay Reveal Trailer, offering an in-depth look at Islands of Insight and its key elements.

Carla Rylance, Head of External Production at Behaviour Interactive, stated, "We’re focused on creating an experience that brings something new and different to the puzzle genre... We’re still in active development and so players participating in our playtest will be treated to a taste of Islands of Insight’s expansive world, game mechanics, and puzzles, with lots still left to discover down the road. Putting the game into players’ hands for the first time and getting their feedback is incredibly exciting for us as we continue to build this unique puzzle adventure."

The Gameplay Reveal Trailer for Islands of Insight showcases the game's enchanting landscapes and enigmatic puzzles, which form the core of the player's experience. From perspective puzzles to mazes, logical challenges, and environmental enigmas, the trailer highlights the diverse range of puzzles that adorn every corner of this tranquil world. Rylance adds, "Each of our puzzles is carefully placed and thoughtfully crafted to be relaxing, challenging, and satisfying to find and solve... They also vary in difficulty, making this both a welcoming experience for newcomers, and an engaging one for more seasoned puzzle fans."

As part of the open playtest, participants can:

  • Embark on a journey to solve an array of puzzles scattered throughout the landscape.
  • Explore an open world at their own pace, brimming with hidden secrets.
  • Progress through the game's campaign by completing puzzle quests, unlocking new areas, and unveiling its lore.
  • Play a pivotal role in enhancing the Islands of Insight experience by providing direct feedback to the development team.

To join the Open Steam Playtest and be among the first to delve into the gameplay of Islands of Insight, interested individuals can simply visit the game's Steam page and click the "Play" button under the playtest header.

About Islands of Insight

From the puzzle-masters at Lunarch Studios, in collaboration with Behaviour Interactive, comes Islands of Insight – an epic new shared-world puzzle adventure game. In a peaceful fantasy realm of ancient wonders and natural beauty, players embody a Seeker on a journey to find and solve every puzzle across a breathtaking open world of floating islands. Filled with secrets to uncover, and rewards to earn, players can explore this serene world alone, or with other players as they hone their puzzlesolving skills. Islands of Insight is available to Wishlist on Steam. For more information, visit Steam and www.islandsofinsight.com. ​ ​ ​

About Behaviour Interactive

Behaviour Interactive is the largest Canadian gaming studio, with more than 1,200 employees worldwide. Behaviour is best known for its flagship franchise, the multiplayer survival horror game Dead by Daylight, which has entertained over 50 million players across multiple platforms. The studio is currently expanding its portfolio of original IP with multiple projects, including the acclaimed base building and raiding title Meet Your Maker. Behaviour has also established itself as one of the world’s foremost providers of external development services. ​ The company has partnered with many of the gaming industry’s leaders, including Microsoft, Sony, EA, Warner, Netflix, and Take-Two, among many others. Over 30 years, Behaviour has developed an unparalleled, award-winning culture. The company was named one of the Best Places To Work in Canada by GamesIndustry.biz, and has been recognized with Deloitte Canada’s Enterprise Fast 15 and Best Managed Company awards. Headquartered in Montreal, Behaviour has expanded its global presence with studios in Toronto (Behaviour Toronto), Seattle (Midwinter Entertainment), and the United Kingdom (Behaviour UK – North). For more information, visit www.bhvr.com. ​ ​

About Lunarch Studios

Headquartered in Canada but remotely staffed by talented developers from around the world, Lunarch was founded in 2013 by a group of math olympiad champions, professional poker players, and MIT PhD students aiming to advance the art of online games through aggressive innovation. Lunarch aims to create ambitious, one-of-a-kind titles that define new genres and innovate in multiple directions at once. After developing Prismata—an award-winning strategy game of perfect information— Lunarch partnered with some of the world’s greatest puzzle designers to create an uncompromising open-world puzzle game: Islands of Insight. For more information, visit lunarchstudios.com.

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