The epic battle between autobots and decepticons continues in all out tactical warfare
Hasbro Inc. a global play and entertainment company, and Outright Games, the leading worldwide publisher of family-friendly interactive entertainment, today have assembled to announce that TRANSFORMERS: BATTLEGROUNDS, an all-new Transformers video game for kids and fans of all ages, will launch October 23rd on PlayStation® 4, Nintendo Switch™, Xbox One and PC digital.
UK developer Coatsink bring the timeless, legendary war between Autobots and Decepticons to life in a never before seen way. As the evil MEGATRON closes in on the Allspark, BUMBLEBEE and the Autobots need a new commander to help save Earth, as they team up and roll out into battles that will range from Central City to Cybertron in both single player and multiplayer action.
“The TRANSFORMERS franchise is one of the most enduring and recognizable in the world of entertainment,” said Terry Malham, CEO of Outright Games. “It’s an honour to work with this beloved universe and these iconic characters to create a new and exciting TRANSFORMERS console game that families can enjoy together.”
“TRANSFORMERS: BATTLEGROUNDS is a new and authentic take on what a TRANSFORMERS video game can be,” says Mark Blecher, Hasbro SVP Corporate Strategy and Business Affairs. “It’s exciting for us to bring the epic story of the battle between the Autobots and Decepticons to life for a new generation of fans on console.”
There will be more information to follow before TRANSFORMERS: BATTLEGROUNDS launches October 23rd 2020 on PlayStation® 4, Nintendo Switch™, Xbox One and PC.
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About BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe S.A.S.
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe S.A.S., part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive entertainment for all major video game consoles, iOS, Android, and online platforms. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises including PAC-MAN™, GALAGA™, TEKKEN™, SOULCALIBUR™, ACE COMBAT™ and DARK SOULS™. BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe is the premier publisher for anime-based video games including NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, DRAGON BALL™, and ONE PIECE™.
Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to Creating the World’s Best Play and Entertainment Experiences. From toys, games and consumer products to television, movies, digital gaming, live action, music, and virtual reality experiences, Hasbro connects to global audiences by bringing to life great innovations, stories and brands across established and inventive platforms. Hasbro’s iconic brands include NERF, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, MY LITTLE PONY, TRANSFORMERS, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY, BABY ALIVE, POWER RANGERS, PEPPA PIG and PJ MASKS, as well as premier partner brands. Through its global entertainment studio eOne, Hasbro is building its brands globally through great storytelling and content on all screens. Hasbro is committed to making the world a better place for children and their families through corporate social responsibility and philanthropy. Hasbro ranked No. 13 on the 2019 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by CR Magazine and has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere Institute for the past nine years. We routinely share important business and brand updates on our Investor Relations website, Newsroom and social channels (@Hasbro on Twitter and Instagram.)
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About Outright Games:
Outright Games is a global video games publisher with a focus on quality family entertainment to a worldwide audience. Founded in 2016, Outright Games has established its place in the market delivering engaging interactive games of beloved entertainment licenses globally. Outright Games brings stories and characters to life with titles including favourites such as Jumanji: The Video Game with Sony Pictures, Paw Patrol: On a Roll with Nickelodeon, Ben 10 with Cartoon Network, and Dragons: Dawn of New Risers with NBC Universal. With an Outright Games title there will be fun for all the family to enjoy. For more information please visit: www.outrightgames.com
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Based in Sunderland UK, Coatsink was founded in 2009 and has developed titles for PC, PlayStation, Nintendo and Xbox platforms along with Oculus Quest, Rift, Gear VR, and Microsoft Mixed Reality. Having seen rapid growth over the past couple of years, Coatsink now employs 100 staff allowing the studio to ramp up the number and scale of projects. Coatsink are now cemented as a major player in the UK games development industry with a global event and trade show presence. For more information please visit: https://coatsink.com/