April 28, 2021 – Kyiv, Ukraine + Dublin, Ireland | Frogwares have surprise launched an Xbox Series X and S enhanced version of The Sinking City. The HP Lovecraft inspired, story-rich, free investigation horror game comes to the Xbox store with multiple enhancements and improvements that utilize the console’s power and functionalities.
This digital-only version of the game rolls out on Wednesday, April 28th, 2021. The game is solely published by Frogwares themselves.
A gameplay video showcasing loading times, graphic comparisons and additional features was also released.
Xbox X|S Gameplay Video: https://youtu.be/WoIATZnBT_s
Store Listing: https://www.microsoft.com/store/apps/9NMNRLQCBBT7
Frogwares has confirmed the following improvements and features for the Xbox Series X|S version:
- 4K (3840×2160) resolution
- 60 frames per second
- Improved graphical fidelity
- Improved loading times
- Additional quests – part of the Merciful Madness DLC (included in Deluxe Edition, or as a separate purchase)
New Adjusted Price
Frogwares has continued with it’s adjusted price approach with this release and will drop the price of the new Xbox versions to 49.99 USD for the standard edition and 64.99 USD for the Deluxe Edition.
“As the sole owner and publisher of The Sinking City on Xbox Series X and S, we’re keeping with our idea to price our games in a region that feels fair to players.” – Serge Chervonnyi, Head of Production
Regarding a potential upgrade for existing owners of the game on Xbox One, Frogwares has issued this statement: https://frogwares.com/the-sinking-city-next-gen-release-statement/
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