|Digital Release||Xbox One
April 03, 2019 (AU, EU, NA)
April 24, 2019 (AU, EU, NA)
|Delisting||Late August 2020 - PlayStation 4 (AU, EU, NA)|
Xbox One (AU, EU, NA)
PlayStation 4 (EU)
Goodbye Deponia and the Deponia Collection were delisted on PlayStation 4 across Australian, Europen, and North American territories in late August of 2020. August was the last month that Goodbye Deponia was included in a discount sale on the PlayStation Store. No explanation was given but by early November of 2020 Daedalic Entertainment began replying to Twitter inquiries with the following comment:
We are sorry, but it seems that the perspective at Sony on some scenes in the game changed drastically – which is why it will likely stay this way until something changes about this again. Unfortunately this affects the [Deponia] collection with Goodbye Deponia as well.Daedalic Entertainment Tweet
It is unclear exactly what content was brought into question but the entire series has been criticized (Rock Paper Shotgun, Big Tall Words) over racism, sexism, and its representations of cultures and social classes. Sony’s scrutiny in Australia appears to have been even more strict leading to the delisting of the original Deponia in that region as well. As of December 2020 no entries in the series have been delisted on other digital platforms.
About the Game
Nothing but junk – As far as the eye can see. Rufus’s homeworld Deponia is a planet-sized junkyard. When the beautiful Elysian girl Goal falls into his arms – quite literally – Rufus’s dream to leave Deponia seems to be within arm’s reach as well. Accompany Rufus on his crazy adventure and the most bizarre love story in videogame history. Only after surviving wild chases, building insane gadgets, and with a dash of heroism you can overcome this journey.
- 4 games with over 50 hours of gameplay
- Four award-winning adventure hits with over 50 hours of gameplay!
- Challenging puzzles, over 150 wacky characters and bizarre dialog
- Unique universein the tradition of Douglas Adams, Terry Pratchett and Matt Groening
- Time travel – cloning technology – platypus-tastic action!
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