'7 Days to Die' Crafts Its Undead Survival Phenomenon on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One
SAN RAFAEL, Calif., and Dallas, TX, June 28th, 2016 -- Telltale Publishing today announced the release of hit survival horde crafting game 7 Days to Die on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One for the first time, as a digital, and a retail product in collaboration with the Dallas-based independent developer, The Fun Pimps.
7 Days to Die is now available in stores at retail and digitally in North America on the PlayStation®Network for PlayStation 4, the Xbox Games Store for Xbox One®. The game will also be available starting July 1st both digitally and at retail for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in Europe.
Set in a brutally unforgiving post-apocalyptic world overrun by the undead, 7 Days to Die is an open-world survival game that is a unique combination of first person shooter, survival horror, tower defense, and role-playing games. It presents combat, crafting, looting, mining, exploration, and character growth, in a way that has seen a rapturous response from fans worldwide, generating hundreds of thousands of hours of community content on YouTube and other streaming video platforms.
"7 Days to Die has already proven to be wildly popular with over 1.5 million PC users worldwide, and we're thrilled to be expanding this unique take on the survival genre to console players everywhere," said Steve Allison, SVP Publishing at Telltale, Inc. "The Fun Pimps have created something special with this title. The way the game seamlessly combines elements from disparate yet complementary genres, it all comes together in a challenging, terrifying, and above all, enormously fun experience - one that we're incredibly excited to bring to a whole new audience on consoles."
"We're still astounded and humbled by the amazingly positive reaction 7 Days to Die has received from Steam Early Access users on PC," said Rick Huenink, Co-Founder of The Fun Pimps. "Working with Telltale Publishing to bring the game to even more players on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 has been fantastic. We've added some special features just for this console release, and beyond launch, we have some exciting DLC already in the works that we hope console players are going to love."
The console version of 7 Days to Die adds a new multiplayer mode supporting local split-screen for couch play. The game will also be supported by exciting DLC content, beginning with a Walking Dead skin pack featuring characters from the Telltale series, set to release in the coming weeks.
7 Days to Die is rated is rated 'M' (Mature) for Blood and Gore, Strong Language, and Violence by the ESRB. The game is published by Telltale Publishing in partnership with The Fun Pimps.
7 Days to Die is also currently available for Windows, Mac OS X, and SteamOS and Linux in Early Access on the Steam platform.
About The Fun Pimps
The Fun Pimps are a small, dedicated group of highly experienced Game and Software developers, with a passion to make games that both our team and gamers really want to play. Our goal is to create a lasting gaming experience you can't get anywhere else that we'll all be playing, upgrading and supporting for years to come. It's more than a game, it's a labor of love! For more information on The Fun Pimps, visit www.7daystodie.com.
About Telltale, Inc.
Telltale is a leading and award-winning independent developer and publisher of games for every major interactive platform from home consoles and PC to mobile and tablet devices, and is the pioneer of the episodic delivery of digital gaming content. By successfully developing games as an episodic series and frequently releasing in the format of a game season, they create longer consumer engagement than traditional games for each release. Founded in 2004 by games industry veterans with decades of experience, Telltale has quickly become an industry leader with numerous honors and awards from the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences, BAFTA, SXSW, the IMGA, and more, as well as being named Studio of the Year across multiple years. Telltale's reputation for quality has been established across more than two dozen different product releases over the years with recognition and acclaim from publications like IGN, The New York Times, and Variety, including over 100 "Game of the Year" awards from publications like USA Today, Yahoo! Games, Wired, Spike TV VGAs, E!, Official Xbox Magazine, The Telegraph, Metacritic, and more. Telltale is a fully licensed third party publisher on consoles from Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo, and also publishes games on the PC, Mac, iOS, and Android-based platforms. For more information visit www.telltalegames.com.
Press Release © 2016 Telltale, Inc.