School is Back in Session; XSEED Games Opens the Doors for Corpse Party (2021) on PC and Console Today
The Cult Classic Horror Series Welcomes a New Generation to Heavenly Host Elementary School
TORRANCE, Calif. – Oct. 20, 2021 – XSEED Games, the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., today welcomes horror fans to Heavenly Host Elementary School with Corpse Party (2021), an updated and expanded version of the cult classic Corpse Party, now available in North America on PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch™ system, and Windows PC via Steam, GOG, and the Humble Store presented by Humble Bundle. The game is currently available for $19.99 with a 10% launch week discount on all platforms through Oct. 26, limited on the PS4™ system for PlayStation®Plus members only. The PC version of the game is available bundled with the original Corpse Party by indie team GrisGris with a 25% discount on the bundle, and owners of either the original Corpse Party or Corpse Party (2021) on Steam or GOG can purchase the other version of the game on the same storefront with the same 25% discount applied. The PC version of the game also comes with a mini digital artbook that features the original illustrations for the achievement icons and screenshots of the scenes that inspired them.
- Atmospheric Retro-Style Graphics – 16-bit-style visuals based on the original indie game’s designs paired with gruesome descriptions and heart-pounding sound design will have players’ imaginations running wild with visions of horror
- Adventure-Style Gameplay Where Every Choice Counts – As a cross between a point-and-click adventure game and a battleless RPG, Corpse Party lets players explore every corner of Heavenly Host Elementary and make choices that significantly change the course of the story and its characters’ fates
- New Extra Chapters Add to the “Fun” – Two original Extra Chapters expand on the relationship between series favorites Ayumi and Yoshiki, as well as introducing Miku Shirayume and Ryoka Iwami, two brand new characters with their own intriguing roles to play in the grisly legend of Heavenly Host Elementary
- Innovative Sound Design – Listen to the fully voiced Japanese audio and enjoy another level of immersion thanks to binaural 3D recording techniques that create a simulated surround sound experience for headphone users for another dimension in horror
Corpse Party (2021) is developed by MAGES. and published by XSEED Games in North America for the PS4™ system, Nintendo Switch™ system, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and globally on Windows PC via Steam, GOG, and Humble Store by Humble Bundle, and released on Oct. 20. The title is available digitally for $19.99. All versions of the game will receive a 10% launch week discount with the discount limited to PlayStation Plus members on PS4™, and the PC version is available in a bundle with the original Corpse Party, which is individually priced at $14.99, with a 25% discount on the bundle. Owners of either the original Corpse Party or Corpse Party (2021) on Steam or GOG can purchase the alternate version of the game from the same storefront with a 25% discount. The PS4™, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch releases of the game have been rated “M for Mature” by the ESRB; the PC release has not been rated.
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About XSEED Games
XSEED Games is the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Marvelous Inc., which is a publicly traded company listed in the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Formed in 2004 and located in Torrance, California, XSEED Games publishes interactive entertainment content for PC and consoles from the Marvelous portfolio as well as from a wide variety of third-party partners. Whether it’s Marvelous properties such as STORY OF SEASONS (Bokujo Monogatari), SENRAN KAGURA, and Rune Factory, or third-party titles such as the Corpse Party and AKIBA’S TRIP series or Granblue Fantasy: Versus, XSEED Games has grown its reputation among gamers with its critically acclaimed localizations and commitment to fans, remaining ever dedicated to its “indie spirit, player-first” approach.