Escape into a world kept secret by a tyrant, and discover the truth about your freedom. Run, jump, and fly through forgotten lost kingdoms with a uniquely momentum-based flying mechanic.
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Very Positive (80) - 90% of the 80 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Aug 23, 2018

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February 12

Patch 1.2 has arrived!

Hey everyone, we've just released the second major patch to The King's Bird, and it includes a free content update! Each of the three Kingdoms have a new set of levels for you to enjoy. The two major features added in this patch are Replays and Localization.

Here's the full patch notes.

  • 13 brand new levels have been added to the game.
  • Replays are now available in the leaderboards of all levels. These are retroactive, so every top run since the game's release is now available for you to watch!
  • Language options are now available. Available languages are: English, Spanish, French, Russian, German, Chinese (Simplified).
  • Many performance improvements have been made, including improving rendering and removing all known memory leaks.
  • Leaderboards are now much quicker to load.
  • Restarting a level is much quicker and dying before the first checkpoint will fully restart a level.
  • New gameplay options have been added to disable checkpoints (restart a level fully after each death) and to display a HUD showing your time and Spirit Birds.
  • A message reminding the player that Assist Mode exists pops up if they are stuck for a long time.
  • A door has been added to Eagle's Shrine to skip the Fallen Kingdom if it has been completed but the Battle for the Last Kingdom hasn't been reached.
  • Menu input now attempts to inherit navigation from game input the best it can.
  • New options have been added to keybinding to allow you to invert an input, make an input a toggle, and bind multiple inputs to one action.
  • You can now restart after beating a level to play it again.
  • Spirit Birds have been tweaked to be more visible on bright backgrounds.
  • A frame skipping option has been added to video options. Changing the number may or may not improve performance, depending on whether your machine is bottlenecked by CPU or rendering.
  • Several bugfixes have been made, including a cutscene not playing, input not being locked for a particular cutscene, a particular momentum bug, and much more.

Special thanks to our community on the Discord for Beta feedback!
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About This Game

Flight · Flow · Freedom

Escape into a world kept secret by a tyrant, and discover the truth about your freedom. The King’s Bird is an artistic, momentum-based game that seamlessly combines precision-platforming with physics-based gliding.

A new yet easily accessible take on the precision-platforming genre.

  • Dynamic background music and sounds that change based on your movements
  • Text-less narrative told through visuals in motion
  • Five unique worlds to explore, full of vibrance and colorful silhouettes, with inspirations from ancient Mayan, Southeast Asian, and Roman cultures

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7 or higher
    • Processor: 1.7 GHz Dual Core CPU
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics
    • Storage: 6 GB available space

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