The Past Within from Rusty Lake will release for iOS, Android and PC in November
Following the announcement last year and the release of a demo back in February, Rusty Lake has announced the release date for its next puzzler. The Past Within will release for iOS, Android and Steam on November 2nd, with a Nintendo Switch version coming later.
If you've missed our previous coverage, The Past Within is the next instalment in the Rusty Lake world and the first to feature co-op. It will see you and another player working together to solve a series of puzzles in a strange world. One of you will search in the Past while the other investigates the Future.
Despite being in completely different times, according to the developers, communication will be key to solving the mystery around Albert Vanderboom. That means you can't play The Past Within solo, though there's no restriction on the platform you choose. As long as you can chat, you can play together. If you don't know anyone who's into puzzle games, you can also head to the Rusty Lake Discord to find someone to team up with.
You can check out some of the puzzles you need to solve in the latest trailer above. As you can see, the release date trailer also shows another first for the Rusty Lake series. Previously, the games were confined to a 2D plane, but The Past Within will also have you solving puzzles in 3D.
The Past Within is available to pre-order on Google Play and the App Store ahead of its release on November 2nd. It is a premium title that costs $2.99 or your local equivalent. If you're interested, you can find both store links below.