Cozy Grove, the popular indie game developed by Spry Fox and Quantum Astrophysicists Guild (QAG), has made its way to the physical retail market for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 5. iam8bit and distribution partner Skybound Games have collaborated to bring this delightful game to gamers who prefer a physical edition. The Cozy Grove retail edition is now available for purchase at various retailers across the United States, including Best Buy, Walmart, GameStop, Amazon, and Target, with a price tag of $29.99.
The retail edition of Cozy Grove offers more than just the game itself. Inside the box, players will find five kiss-cut sticker sheets, featuring a total of 30 charming bear stickers inspired by the game’s ghostly campers. These adorable stickers allow players to add a touch of Cozy Grove’s magical world to their everyday lives. Additionally, the retail edition includes the New Neighbears DLC on disc/cartridge, providing players with even more content to explore and enjoy.
Cozy Grove has garnered critical acclaim since its release, with a remarkable 90% positive rating on Steam. The game was even nominated as a finalist for “Family Game of the Year” at the 25th Annual D.I.C.E. awards. Its whimsical gameplay and captivating storytelling have captured the hearts of both the living and ghostly bears. In Cozy Grove, players assume the role of a Spirit Scout, embarking on a journey through a vast forested island. As they wander through the island’s mystical landscape, they uncover hidden secrets and work to soothe the local ghosts. By investing time, love, and their crafting skills, players gradually restore color, joy, and life to the once-dreary Cozy Grove.
For those who desire an exclusive experience, the iam8bit Exclusive Edition of Cozy Grove is still available for pre-order exclusively on iam8bit.com. This edition includes the New Neighbears DLC on a region-free disc/cartridge, ensuring compatibility worldwide. Additionally, the iam8bit Exclusive Edition comes with a unique surprise—a ‘blind bag’ containing one collectible enamel pin out of a possible 28 designs. Players can even opt for bundle options to obtain more enamel pins for an additional price, giving them an opportunity to expand their Cozy Grove collection. For avid collectors, iam8bit offers the chance to own all 28 enamel pins for $149.99. The iam8bit Exclusive Edition is expected to start shipping in the third quarter of 2023.
Whether players choose to embark on their Cozy Grove adventure through the newly released retail edition or the exclusive iam8bit edition, they are in for a delightful experience. Cozy Grove’s enchanting world, coupled with its endearing characters and heartwarming gameplay, promises to captivate players and provide countless hours of enjoyment. So, gather your Spirit Scout gear and prepare to uncover the secrets of Cozy Grove, where serenity and magic await.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5