- “Stray” is a brand new online game the place the participant instructions a misplaced cat in a cyberpunk-inspired metropolis.
- Cat homeowners are posting movies to social media of their cats watching and interacting with the sport.
- The Twitter account @CatsWatchStray had over 13,000 followers two days after the sport launched.
“Stray” — a brand new online game the place the participant instructions a stray cat misplaced in a robotic metropolis — is taking social media by storm, notably amongst cats and their homeowners.
Individuals are filming their feline mates interacting with the sport as they play and posting movies to TikTok and different social media.
The Twitter account @CatsWatchStray has over 13,000 followers and has tweeted 280 instances as of Thursday, and the sport debuted on Tuesday.
The sport, printed by Annapurna Interactive and developed by Blue Twelve Studio, options an choice the place the participant can press a button to make the cat “meow.” One of the crucial latest movies shared by the Twitter account incorporates a cat watching the display screen because the in-game cat incessantly makes the noise.
“This butthole does this from midnight to a few am,” the Twitter consumer wrote, referring to his cat’s late-night meowing. “Lastly get to pay him again.”
—Wealthy Bininger (@rbininger) July 21, 2022
By Thursday, the hashtag #straygame on TikTok had accrued over 28 million views.
“Stray” is out there on PC and PlayStation. On Tuesday, it grew to become Annapurna Interactive’s largest launch sport ever for PC on Steam, an internet video-game distributor, with practically 63,000 concurrent gamers.