Road 96 Coming to PlayStation and Xbox This April

A big congrats.
A big congrats. DigixArt

The road trip adventure game Road 96 is all set to arrive on PlayStation and Xbox this April 14. The game was released back in August 2021 on PC and Nintendo Switch.

Road 96 follows the story of several teenage hitchhikers as they try to escape from the nation of Petria, that’s under a tyrannical dictatorship. Players can actually choose between crossing the border or influencing the election and hope for the best. Throughout the game, players get to meet seven NPCs for each playthrough. The game is inspired by different works of fiction that include The Goonies and Porco Rosso. It’s also inspired by the likes of Tarantino, The Coen Brothers, and Bong Joon-ho.

Features of the game include:

  • Road 96 offers a crazy and beautiful road trip. Discover exciting places and meet unusual people on your own personal journey to freedom.
  • ​Experience an ever-evolving story-driven adventure developed by the award-winning creators of Valiant Hearts and Memories Retold .
  • Enjoy moments of action, exploration, contemplative melancholy, human encounters, and wacky situations. The game is set against a backdrop of authoritarian rule and oppression.
  • ​Experience a stunning visual style, a soundtrack filled with 90s hits, and a thousand routes through the game combined so each player can create their own unique stories on Road 96.

Big Win

Road 96 brought home five awards during the Pégases Awards. The game was named:

  • Best Indie Game
  • Beyond The Video Game
  • Best Accessibility
  • Best Sound Design
  • Best Narrative Design

In a statement, DigixArt CEO and Creative Director Yoan Fanise revealed that they are proud to have won the award. He added that they were only hoping for one but getting five is unbelievable. He went on to say that there’s a large audience that wants to have innovative experiences when it comes to gaming.


The game was developed by French studio DigixArt. For those who want to learn more about the game, there's the On the Road 96 - Documentary available on Steam. It gives us a look into everything the studio went through in three years of development and culminating with the official release. The documentary is directed by Danny Fonseca and Florian Gallant.

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