It is thanks to PlayStation China Hero Project that the players were able to discover FIST: Forged In Shadow Torcha title developed by TiGames for PlayStation 4 and PS5 then ported to PC thereafter. Well, the game will be talked about again in the coming months with a physical edition.
Microids has just announced a partnership with the Chinese giant bilibili to edit and distribute a boxed version of FIST: Forged In Shadow Torch on PlayStation 5, PS4 and… Nintendo Switch! Yes, the game will be invited on the portable home console for the occasion, new players will therefore be able to discover this title with an atmosphere dieselpunk featuring a rabbit equipped with a mechanical arm, for a gameplay action and adventure oriented metroidvania. Place for the statements of the various interested parties:
- Zhang Feng, senior vice president of bilibili :
This collaboration around the physical versions of FIST means a lot to bilibili Game. We hope this will allow console gamers around the world to experience the potential of Chinese indie games.
- Zhang Tao, CEO/Producer at TiGames :
After the digital release of FIST: Forged in Shadow Torch, we received many positive reviews from players all over the world, and one of the most asked questions was about the release of the physical versions in Europe and America. Fortunately, thanks to the help of bilibili and Microids, this question is finally answered. We hope these physical releases will provide challenge-seeking players with an enjoyable adventure in the Torch City universe. As always, we thank you again for your warm support!
- Yves Bléhaut, Senior VP Strategic Partnerships at Microids :
This co-publishing agreement follows our recent opening of a representative office in China, and marks a new stage in the development of our activity in this key territory, with the support of major local video game companies.
- Wenbin Zhang, Director in charge of development in China at Microids :
Working on the physical versions of FIST is an exciting new challenge! We are honored to partner with TiGames and Bilibili. We look forward to contributing to the international success of the game by offering our publishing and distribution expertise!
Everyone is happy, especially the players who will be able to discover FIST: Forged In Shadow Torch in physical version on PS4, PS5 and Switch during the fall of 2022. Microids promises to give more information about the physical editions by then, but you can already pre-order the game at €39.99 on Amazon.
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