E3 2016: MICROïDS AND BENOIT SOKAL UNVEIL NEW VIDEO FOR UPCOMING SYBERIA 3 ADVENTURE GAME

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E3 2016: MICROïDS AND BENOIT SOKAL UNVEIL NEW VIDEO FOR UPCOMING SYBERIA 3 ADVENTURE GAME

Currently in Development for PS4, Xbox One, PC & Mac, Legendary Adventure Series Returns in Eagerly Awaited New Game That Can Be Previewed at E3


PARIS – JUNE 8, 2016 – Videogame studio Microïds and creator Benoit Sokal today revealed a new video for Syberia 3, the latest installment in the cult adventure game saga that has sold over three million copies worldwide while gathering critical acclaim. Currently in development for Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC and Mac, Syberia 3 is scheduled for release on December 1, 2016 and will be previewed for media at this year’s E3 videogames expo in Los Angeles.

In the video, entitled “The Story Continues,” Benoit Sokal and his son, Hugo, open up their studio to show players some of the creative processes used in Syberia 3, allowing viewers to learn more about what has taken place between the end of Syberia 2 and the beginning of this new adventure for Kate Walker, the game’s emblematic heroine.

Click to watch “The Story Continues” video at https://youtu.be/1nJAdMYBq14
Syberia 3, the latest chapter of Kate Walker’s journey, begins with Kate adrift and unconscious in a makeshift boat. By good fortune, a caravan of Youkol – who also appeared in Syberia 2 – discovers her before she draws her last breath. Determined to escape their common enemies, Kate decides to help the nomads accomplish their ancestral tradition as they accompany their snow ostriches on their seasonal migration to reproduce in the sacred steppes. A voyage through enchanting and desolated lands begins, one that will see the young woman experience her most dangerous and marvelous adventure yet, with her enemies always on her heels.
With cinematic scope, unforgettable characters, and sweeping story, Syberia 3 is the most technically advanced and visually spectacular Syberia game to date. The game’s rich and interactive score is created by award-winning composer Inon Zur, who also scored Syberia 2. Rendered in full 3D for the first time ever, Syberia 3 has been developed for the PS4 and Xbox One consoles as well as PC and Mac from its inception. This will offer players a new level of freedom to explore its beautiful landscapes and cities and allow them to unravel mysteries and enigmas in ways never seen before in the saga.

Syberia 3 is scheduled to be released on December 1, 2016 for Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC and Mac in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Korean, Polish and Russian. Syberia 3 will be presented to the media alongside other Microid titles at E3, the world’s largest videogame expo, in Los Angeles from June 14-16, 2016 in the Concourse Hall, meeting room 8608. Interested media are encouraged to schedule an appointment or drop by to see the game in person.

Comment, share and find all the news regarding the Syberia universe on the dedicated Twitter feed @syberia using the hashtag #syberia3.

Find Syberia 3 on Steam at http://store.steampowered.com/app/464340

For more information, please follow Microïds at facebook.com/microids, twitter.com/microids_off and YouTube.

About Microïds
Created in 1985, Microïds is an international publisher of multi-platform video games based in Paris (France). Today, it represents Anuman Interactive’s video game business in all its forms. Managed by its creator Elliot Grassiano, Microïds keeps getting stronger and widens its large game catalogue with genres as varied as adventure, management, simulation and action. Through its adaptations of iconic titles such as “Syberia” or “Amerzone” on new supports or through its original creations (“Subject 13”, “Agatha Christie : The A.B.C. Murders”,  “Yesterday Origins”, “Motoracer 4”), Microïds is developing on PC, Mac, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, as well as iOS and Android mobile and tablet devices.

Besides its heroes and heroines from original creations (Kate Walker from “Syberia“, Victoria Mc Pherson from “Still Life“…), Microïds also creates new titles including other characters or authors from other media (comic books, cinema, literature…) such as Garfield or Agatha Christie. Microïds is currently developing Syberia 3 scheduled for 2016, responding to many fans of this cult adventure game series (more than three million sold) who have been waiting for more than ten years.

For more information, visit the official website www.microids.com, the Facebook Page www.facebook.com/microids, Twitter www.twitter.com/Microids_off or Pinterest www.pinterest.com/microids.

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