In a recent post on the PlayStation Blog Ojiro Fumoto has revealed that long awaited vertical twitch platformer Downwell will be arriving on the PS Vita this month!

In the post Fumoto stated that during development the project blew up into something much bigger than he ever imagined, but it’s thanks to Devolver Digital and PlayStation for all their help and aid that the game is coming to Sony platforms, saying that ‘the game could not have come this far without their generous support!


Fumoto describes Downwell as a randomly generated twitch based shooter/platformer and talks about how players will ‘find different guns, shops with helpful items, and upgrades like explosive balloons or a set of silverware to eat your foes with. The well is randomly generated, so no two trips down will ever be the same!

Sounds like incredibly challenging and addictive stuff!

Downwell will launch on PS4 and PS Vita on 24th May and will also support Cross-buy!!

You can find everything we have covered at The Vita Lounge so far concerning Downwell right here!

And remember to sound off in the comments below! We’d love to hear if you’re as excited as we are for this release!!

  • Kevin Aaronson

    This is so great, vita will be the definitive version IMO.

  • scott_b

    Looking forward to this. Very good game on iOS but screams for physical controls.

    • xxAcesHighxx

      You’re absolutely right, Scott!

      I’ve put over 25hrs into Downwell on iOS, and have loved every single second of it. However, while the virtual controls and amongst the best I’ve come across on mobile, I really can’t help but wonder just how much better it’ll be with a proper d-pad. Roll on the 24th.

  • Great news!