Broken Sword 5 – the Serpent’s Curse Launches on Xbox One; PlayStation 4 on September 8

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Broken Sword 5 – the Serpent’s Curse Launches on Xbox One; PlayStation 4 on September 8

Latest title in legendary Broken Sword series, one of the most successful adventure franchises in history with over 10 million units sold, begins its release on next generation consoles 

London –September 4, 2015Revolution Software and Koch Media today announced that Broken Sword 5 – the Serpent’s Curse, the latest iteration of the illustrious Broken Sword adventure game series that has sold over 10 million copies worldwide, has launched for the Xbox One, the all in one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, with the PlayStation 4 version to follow next week. Both versions are priced at USD$29.99 with the Xbox One version available starting today on the Xbox Games Store and the PlayStation 4 version arriving on PlayStation Network on Tuesday, September 8th. The game can be seen in a launch trailer released today by Revolution and Koch Media.

“We were enormously flattered by the passion of fans who asked for the fifth Broken Sword game to come to console. Broken Sword games have had a hugely successful history on previous PlayStation and Xbox consoles, so we are particularly excited that Broken Sword 5 – the Serpent’s Curse is now available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One” said Charles Cecil, Founder and CEO of Revolution Software.

Encompassing both episodes of the original game, the console version includes numerous enhancements including additional animations, better audio, console-enhanced interface, gameplay improvements, and an exclusive character gallery section. The game is rated “T” (Teen) by the ESRB.


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Broken Sword 5: the Serpent´s Curse – The Adventure Continues

About Broken Sword 5: the Serpent´s Curse

Paris in the spring. Shots ring out from a gallery…

A robbery – a murder – and the beginning of another epic original Broken Sword adventure.

An adventure that will hurl intrepid lawyer George Stobbart and sassy journalist Nico Collard onto the trail of a murderous conspiracy forged in the cauldron of war-torn Europe – A conspiracy whose roots lie in mysteries older than the written word.

Armed only with logic, integrity and a wry sense of humor, can George and Nico outwit evil forces both ancient and modern and save mankind from disaster?


About Revolution Software

Founded in 1990, Revolution is a world-leading developer / publisher of narrative-driven adventure computer games, with titles such as the Broken Sword series, which has earned over $100 million at retail, Beneath a Steel Sky and numerous major licenses. The company is a pioneer of digital self-publishing, and in 2011 ‘Broken Sword’ went to #1 on the Apple App store in every major European territory, achieved 5 million downloads, and was one of the world’s top 10 most Tweeted keywords.


Broken Sword is one of the world´s best loved adventure series, having been played by over 10 million players and earned exceptional reviews (including a Metacritic score of 91% for Broken Sword – Director’s Cut – iPhone). Broken Sword 5 – the Serpent’s Curse builds on this rich heritage.

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