Unravel the threads of a poetic puzzle-adventure inspired by Ethiopian mythology.

...of a mother, a blind child and an Egg, full of symbols and metaphors about hope, love, nature and everything that connects us.
• “Upon my first few minutes with EQQO, it was already apparent that this was going to be a unique experience.” Pure Nintendo
• “...a story that will linger past its conclusion, leaving you moved and perhaps a little more introspective than you were before.” Switch Player

...through sacred lands, ancient mechanisms and monumental edifices - additionally supporting the use of touch screen and gyroscope. It might take 3 to 5 hours to complete, depending on the optional search for the 25 hidden parchment scrolls that reveal new parts of the legend.
• "...a lovely, relaxing experience that will keep you playing right to the end.” Nintendo Life
• “...a lot of creativity in its design. It's worth checking out for those who want a unique puzzle experience...” The Gamer

...composed by Nicolas Bredin and performed by the prestigious Philharmonic Orchestra of Prague.

...to Ethiopian/African mythology, architecture and traditions such as the pilgrimage to the Rock-Hewn churches of Lalibela.

...of planting your own tree, both in-game and in real life, if you purchase the DLC #EqqoDonation

DEVELOPED BY Parallel Studio
“We aim to craft immersive and artistic games focusing on emotions. We hope you will enjoy EQQO and connect with the different layers of its story.” - Ronan Coiffec, founder of the Paris-based indie dev studio.

“We gather games that share a strong experience to remember. We try to grow real changes from the seeds of their message, like with the #EqqoDonation tree-planting DLC” - Mikaël Bourget, founder of the publishing label.

Read more Explore this game’s official site
Release date:
February 07, 2020
1 player
Adventure, Other, Education, Puzzle
Parallel Studio
Game file size:
751 MB
Supported Languages:
Japanese, English, French, German, Italian, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese
Supported Play Modes:
TV mode

TV mode

Tabletop mode

Tabletop mode

Handheld mode

Handheld mode

ESRB Rating:

Play online, access classic Super NES™ games, and more with a Nintendo Switch Online membership.

This game supports:

Individual DLC

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When you purchase this DLC:

● You give Eqqo a beautiful tree under which he can peacefully nap. You will randomly receive in the game one of the five different trees that were designed - to share with the hashtag #EqqoDonation.

● Nakana.io will transfer their net revenues generated by your purchase to WeForest, a NGO planting trees, acting for reforestation and “making Earth cooler”.

“The #EqqoDonation DLC is our way to grow real ecological changes from the seeds disseminated by the game’s story and visibility – via your contribution.” - Parallel Studio & Nakana.io

Visit the website of Nakana.io to see in more detail how we use the money received from the DLC sales.