Stray is Coming to Xbox in August, Adorable Trailer Confirms
It was around a month ago that an ESRB rating surfaced, suggesting that Stray – otherwise known as that one cat simulator game on PlayStation (and PC) – would be coming to Xbox in the near future. Now, thanks to one of the most adorable trailers we’ve ever seen, it has been confirmed – Stray is finding its way to Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One platforms on August 10th, 2023.
Poor attempt at humour aside, Stray is much more than a cat simulator – although it is a game told entirely from the perspective of a cat and you can do cat-like things. It’s an emotional and dystopian story that immerses you within minutes and toys with your heartstrings with the utmost ease – and once upon a time, it was challenging God of War and Elden Ring for the title of Game of the Year.
Stray Gets a New Home
Stray was one of those ‘out-of-the-blue’ games that looked intriguing enough in the earlier trailers, but the delivered product was something else entirely. It was a whirlwind launch that saw millions of people get involved with the game, all of them eager to see where this lonesome cat’s story ended up – and it was, for the most part, an edge-of-your-seat journey.
It originally launched on PlayStation and PC on July 19th, 2022, and after more than a year, it’s finally coming to Xbox platforms. It’ll launch on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S on August 10th, 2023.
In the trailer above, we see the protagonist of Stray – a charming, cute cat – manhandle an Xbox controller in true feline fashion. It’s an adorable introduction to Stray on Xbox – even if it’ll be totally unchanged from the experience that PlayStation and PC fans soaked up a year ago.
Following a super-successful launch, Stray started pulling in the accolades. At The Game Awards, it won two awards: Best Independent Game and Best Debut Indie Game. It also won ‘Most Innovative Gameplay’ at the Steam Awards and PlayStation Game of the Year at the Golden Joystick Awards.
Are you going to pick up Stray when it launches on Xbox?