Oxenfree 2 Metacritic Score Revealed

How did critics rate Oxenfree II: Lost Signals?

Following its July 12, 2023 launch, Night School Studio’s eagerly anticipated sequel Oxenfree II: Lost Signals‘ first reviews have been released, and the game has officially received a Metacritic score, signifying what professional gaming industry writers think of the new graphic adventure. Let’s take a look at the critical consensus of Oxenfree II: Lost Signals and see how it compares to the first game in the series.

Oxenfree 2: Lost Signals Metascore

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As of this writing Oxenfree II: Lost Signals has received the following scores on Metacritic.

  • 85 on Nintendo Switch
  • 76 on PC
  • 80 on PS5

The sequel has yet to receive a PS4 rating or a score for the mobile version of the game, but the available reviews signify a largely positive reception for Night School’s latest release. Lost Signals rates 36th among 2023’s PS5 Metacritic rankings and in a tie for tenth place for the Nintendo Switch, an impressive feat in a highly competitive year of gaming.

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Oxenfree vs. Oxenfree II: Lost Signals

The first Oxenfree was released in 2016 for PC and the Xbox One initially, followed by PS4 and Nintendo Switch, becoming an indie cult classic thanks to its impressive art style, storytelling, and unique characters. However, based on the critic reviews, it appears that Oxenfree II: Lost Signals has achieved higher marks than the first entry on each of its platforms according to Metacritic’s aggregate score.

The game netted an 81 on Nintendo Switch, as well as 79 Metascores for PS4 and Xbox One, all of which trail Lost Signals’ corresponding ratings in the current generation. However, the PC version of Oxenfree slightly outperformed its sequel, receiving an 80 from critics.

Oxenfree II: Lost Signals – Prima’s Official Review

If you are interested in a more in-depth look at Oxenfree II: Lost Signals, check out our review at Prima Games using the related link below.

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For more news, reviews, guides, and features on the Oxenfree series or anything else in the world of gaming, Prima is your go-to source.

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