22Cans’ mysterious The Trail, which we’ve been aware of but known little about for quite some time, has suddenly appeared on the Apple App Store.
The game does not yet appear to have launched proper, with its page only showing in some regions, and the app itself not yet available to download for most. Kongregate is listed as the developer.
The description is as follows:
The Trail will lead you to adventure and fortune!
Take in the view as you walk The Trail through different landscapes and fantastic vistas.
Using only your thumb, swipe and drag to move delightfully along The Trail. Designed for everyone to pick up and enjoy.
MAKE YOUR FORTUNE
Travel to the new world to make your fortune! Learn to craft and trade.
BUILD A COMMUNITY
Join a town to unlock more features and work together to make your town the best in the new world!
You’ve never played anything like The Trail!
Kotaku, which spotted the listing, says that The Trail was first mentioned back in 2014. Certainly the game seemingly became Peter Molyneux’s primary focus upon his return to full time development in 2015.
Last year the site reported that a lot of the resource previously dedicated to Godus had been moved over to The Trail, which had by then become the studio’s primary focus.
There’s a trailer, too, although how long this will hang around remains to be seen: