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Feel the power of Cassette Beasts, now on PC Game Pass

Get ready to explore the world of Cassette Beasts, a game recently added to PC Game Pass! This 2D RPG is set on the picturesque remote island of New Wirral and features a unique battle system where players can tape together different monster abilities to create powerful combinations.


Faced with the constant threat of monster attacks, the residents of Harbourtown, New Wirral, choose to take advantage of elemental chemistry and fight fire with fire! Grab your trusty cassette tapes and prepare to battle strange creatures with all the elemental powers you can conjure.


What is Cassette Beasts?

Developed by Bytten Studio and published by Raw Fury, The world of Cassette Beasts is captivating. As a role-playing game (RPG), a cast of brave folks get to collect and battle fantastical creatures in a universe that merges retro-inspired aesthetics with modern gameplay mechanics. One of the game's standout features is its unique rogue fusion system, which unlocks powerful abilities when players combine their creatures.


With Cassette Beasts now available on PC Game Pass, PC gamers can easily immerse themselves in this magical world and experience firsthand what makes it such an engaging RPG.


The game has a deep battle system where you can use elemental chemistry to apply extra buffs or debuffs alongside your attack or even alter your opponent's elemental type. The diverse cast of human companions adds more fun and adventure to the game.



Certain monster abilities can be used in human form. You'll need these to help you get around, solve puzzles, and locate dungeons. Glide, fly, swim, climb, dash, go invisible, or turn magnetic!


Travel alongside a diverse cast of human companions. Never fight alone! Form bonds, spend time together, and help your selected partner complete personal goals to become a better team. The strength of your relationship determines how well you're able to fuse.


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How does the battle system work?

In Cassette Beasts, players engage in turn-based battles, with each beast possessing unique abilities and strengths. Players must strategically select moves for their beasts to execute while taking advantage of environmental factors that can affect gameplay, such as water-based battles or battles on unstable terrain.


Successful battles earn players experience points and items that can be used to level up their beasts and improve their performance in future conflicts. Additionally, players can fuse two beasts together to create an even more powerful hybrid creature with enhanced abilities. Mastering the battle system is essential for progressing through the game and becoming a top-tier Cassette Beast trainer.



Exploring New Wirral

New Wirral is a vast and rich open world that offers players exciting opportunities to explore. From lush forests to sprawling cities, there's no shortage of environments to discover. Each area features unique creatures and challenges, making exploration rewarding and enjoyable.


With the game's turn-based combat system, players can use strategy and skills to overcome obstacles and defeat enemies. The ability to customize character appearance and abilities adds another layer of personalization that helps players shape the game world to their preferences. Whether you're a seasoned RPG player or new to the genre, Cassette Beasts on Game Pass is worth exploring.




Taping monster abilities

New Wirral is populated with creatures that can be recorded onto cassette tapes and used to gain new abilities. Players must explore the island and battle these record monsters to find a way home. Capturing and combining monsters is a key component of Cassette Beasts, allowing players to create unique abilities for their team.


Successful battles allow players to capture new monsters, providing even more opportunities for strategic planning. The cassette tape system allows quick switching between abilities, encouraging experimentation with combinations. With many possible monster combinations, players will have endless fun discovering the most effective strategies to master the game's mechanics.


Kayleigh From Cassette Beasts
Kayleigh From Cassette Beasts

Fuse Monster Forms

Cassette Beasts allows players to fuse monster forms to create unique and fully-animated new fusion forms. This feature provides a significant advantage during battles as players can combine their strengths to gain the upper hand.


The game also features a rich open world where particular monster abilities can be used in human form. The fusion feature adds a new layer of excitement to the game, making it an exciting prospect for gamers who love this genre.


Cassette Beasts Monster Fusion
Monster Fusion


Cassette Beasts on PC Game Pass Starting April 26th!

Exploring the vast world of New Wirral and completing quests is the best way to start with Cassette Beasts on PC Game Pass. Players can learn the basics of gameplay mechanics, such as battling and capturing cassette beasts while understanding the different types of cassette beasts and their strengths and weaknesses. Once you have familiarized yourself with the game's mechanics, it's time to utilize the cassette deck to customize your team of beasts and create unique combinations.


Tips for mastering the game

Mastering Cassette Beasts requires a comprehensive understanding of the game mechanics. Pay close attention to each cassette beast's strengths, weaknesses, and elemental affinity to create formidable teams. During battles, it's crucial to exploit enemy weaknesses and use status effects effectively.


Remember to swap out cassette beasts with low health to prevent defeat and strategically mix and match abilities for maximum effectiveness. Completing side quests will help you level up and gain experience, allowing you to explore the vast world of New Wirral. With patience and practice, you'll be able to master the game's mechanics and create unbeatable teams of cassette beasts.


Meet the cast of Cassette Beasts

Each character in Cassette Beasts has unique abilities that can be leveraged to gain an advantage during combat. From the nimble and quick-footed Wren to the mystical and magical Pandora, each character brings its strengths to the table.


Choosing the right character for each situation is essential, as their abilities and affinities can make all the difference in battle. Developing a deep understanding of the characters' personalities and histories can also add depth to the gameplay experience and lend insight into how they relate to one another.



Is Cassette Beasts on Xbox?

Cassette Beasts is a video game not currently available on Xbox One or Xbox Series X|S. The game's unique premise allows players to fuse different creatures together to create new and powerful beasts, creating an exciting gameplay experience.


Where can I play Cassette Beasts?

PC gamers and subscribers of PC Game Pass can enjoy the strange creatures and awesome monsters of Cassette Beasts. Console gamers wanting to play Cassette Beasts will have to wait to see if a port will be made.


A Thrilling 2D RPG Worth Your Attention

Cassette Beasts is a thrilling indie open-world RPG game that takes you on a journey through New Wirral, where you can tape monster abilities and battle your way to victory. Publisher Raw Fury has created a unique battle system and captivating storyline, so it's no wonder the game has become so popular among indie game fans. And with Cassette Beasts now available on PC Game Pass, you can experience a Pokémon style RPG game on your PC! Even if the concept seems strange, an RPG fan can appreciate the gameplay and story.

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