SAN FRANCISCO – March 20, 2019 – Global videogame publisher 505 Games, a subsidiary of the Italian entertainment company Digital Bros., today announced at the Game Developers’ Conference (GDC) a partnership that will see the digitally-distributed PC versions of two highly-anticipated games release exclusively through the Epic Games store:
- Control: Set in a unique and ever-changing world that juxtaposes our familiar reality with the strange and unexplainable, Control is a third-person action-adventure game combining award-winning developer Remedy Entertainment’s trademark gunplay with supernatural abilities. In addition to PC, Control is confirmed for a simultaneous physical and digital retail launch on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in Summer 2019.
- Journey to the Savage Planet: The debut title from industry veterans Alex Hutchinson, Yassine Riahi and Reid Schneider’s Typhoon Studios is an upbeat first-person adventure game set in a bright and colorful alien world filled with weird and wonderful creatures, in which players are tasked with exploring, cataloguing alien flora and fauna and determining if the planet is fit for human habitation. In addition to PC, Journey to the Savage Planet is confirmed for launch on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
The digital PC release of both titles will be exclusive to the Epic Games store for a period of 12 months. No other terms of the deal were announced.
About 505 Games
505 Games, a subsidiary of the Italian entertainment company Digital Bros., is a global video game publisher focused on offering a broad selection of titles for players of all ages and skill levels. The company publishes and distributes premium and free-to-play games on leading console, PC and handheld platforms as well as for mobile devices and social networks.
Publishing highlights in premium games include Last Day of June, PAYDAY 2, Terraria, Portal Knights, Laser League, Assetto Corsa, ABZÛ, Virginia, Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons and How to Survive. Free-to-play publishing highlights include Battle Islands, Gems of War and Hawken. Distribution highlights include No Man’s Sky, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, Stardew Valley, Dead by Daylight and Inside/Limbo. Upcoming titles include Remedy’s Control, Indivisible (from the development team behind Skullgirls), Journey to the Savage Planet, and Koji Igarashi’s next project, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night.
505 Games has offices in California, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and China. The company works with a network of distribution and sub-licensing partners in all other markets. For more information on 505 Games and its products please visit www.505games.com
About Epic Games
Founded in 1991, Epic Games is the creator of Fortnite, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games. Epic’s Unreal Engine technology brings high-fidelity, interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, AR, VR and the Web. Unreal Engine is freely available at unrealengine.com. For more information on the studio, visit epicgames.com and check out @EpicGames.
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