Video game publisher Microids is thrilled to announce the signing of an international co-publishing agreement regarding the retail versions of F.I.S.T.: Forged In Shadow Torch. Originally released a few months back on PS5, PS4, Steam and Epic Games Store, F.I.S.T. is a 3D Metroidvania action game set in a dieselpunk world, developed by TiGames and published by Bilibili. The retail versions on PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4 and Nintendo Switch will be produced by Microids and will be available Q3 2022.
Led by Yves Bléhaut, Senior VP Strategic Partnerships at Microids, this co-publishing agreement celebrates the recent opening of Microids office in China and marks a new milestone in the development of our business in this key territory, with the support of major local video game companies. Zhang Feng, SVP of Bilibili remarked
“We see this cooperation on the physical release of F.I.S.T. has a special meaning for Bilibili Game. We hope the great potential of Chinese indie games can be discovered by console players around the world”. Zhang Tao, CEO/Producer of TiGames further commented, “We hope the physical versions will provide challenge-hungry players with an enjoyable adventure in Torch City”.
The coming year brings even more opportunities and exciting things ahead and “It’s a true honour to be collaborating with TiGames and bilibili. We cannot wait to contribute to the game’s success internationally by providing our expertise in terms of publishing and distribution!” says Wenbin Zhang, Greater China Market Development Director at Microids.
Stay tuned for more exciting update on the retail editions’ content shortly! To find out more, please check out the game’s website.