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Celeste Ascends to New Dimensions: Celebrating Six Years with a 3D Twist

A New Dimension for a Beloved Indie Gem

The indie platformer Celeste, renowned for its challenging gameplay and emotional narrative, has reached a significant milestone: its sixth anniversary. To celebrate this occasion, the original Celeste team at Extremely OK Games has unveiled a unique gift to its fans: “Celeste 64: Fragments of the Mountain.” This free 3D platformer, inspired by the aesthetics of the iconic Nintendo 64 era, offers a fresh perspective on the familiar Celeste Mountain.

Key Highlights:

  • “Celeste 64: Fragments of the Mountain” released as a free 3D platformer.
  • Inspired by Nintendo 64 era games, available for Windows and Linux.
  • Created in about a week by the original Celeste team.
  • Game is a short, nostalgic journey, playable on Steam Deck.
  • Original Celeste known for its compelling narrative and challenging gameplay.

A Nostalgic Tribute

The game, which occupies about 30MB of space, is a compact yet nostalgic adventure, taking players back to the charm of old collecting platformers. Its development, completed in roughly a week, showcases the team’s dedication and creativity. Although primarily available for Windows and Linux, the game is also playable on the Steam Deck, offering fans a way to experience this new adventure on the go.

The Original Celeste: A Legacy of Excellence

The original Celeste, released in January 2018, has been a significant player in the indie gaming scene. Praised for its precise platforming mechanics and its sensitive depiction of mental health issues, the game has received numerous accolades, including five BAFTA Game Award nominations. Its final story chapter, “Chapter 9: Farewell,” added over 100 challenging new levels and a substantial amount of new music, further cementing its legacy.

A Look Forward

While fans enjoy “Celeste 64: Fragments of the Mountain,” anticipation grows for Extremely OK Games’ next project, “Earthblade,” expected to release in 2024. This new venture promises to continue the studio’s tradition of compelling storytelling and innovative gameplay.


“Celeste 64: Fragments of the Mountain” is not just a celebration of the original game’s anniversary but a testament to the enduring appeal and impact of Celeste in the gaming community. Its nostalgic approach and new 3D perspective offer a delightful and brief revisit to the cherished world of Celeste Mountain..