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  Microà ds announces the release of Asterix & Obelix XXL 3 in 2019 Â
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07/06/2018
 


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Paris, July 6th, 2018 – Anuman Interactive is happy to unveil the arrival of two Asterix & Obelix video games, developed by the studio OSome. “It’s a great honor to put the Asterix and Obelix XXL series back at center stage! We are delighted to bring players a new game in this intergenerational franchise,” stated Elliot Grassiano –Vice-President of Microïds.

Asterix and Obelix XXL2: a remastered version for new or existing fans of the adventure game!

Set for release under the video games label Microïds, players will be able to discover or rediscover Asterix & Obelix XXL 2 on November 29th 2018. Originally released in 2005 on PlayStation 2 and PC, the two famous Gauls take up the challenges set by Julius Caesar in his new amusement park. Players will need to keep their eyes peeled to find the many pop culture references hidden in the scenery and dialogue. The game will be available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC, as a digital and retail version. Two special editions will also be available:

 

  • Asterix & Obelix XXL2 Limited Edition, which will include the video game (for PlayStation4, Xbox One or Nintendo Switch) as well as three figurines (Asterix, Obelix and Dogmatix).
  • The Collector Edition ‘these Gauls are crazy!’ (for the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch versions) which will include the video game, a resin figurine and other surprises to be discovered very soon.
  • Place your pre-orders now! 
Asterix and Obelix XXL3: an original story for the two indomitable Gauls, set for release in 2019

At the end of 2019, players will be able to discover Asterix and Obelix XXL 3, an original story set in a world that remains faithful to that of the comic books, on all platforms. This new action/adventure game will offer players the chance to play as Asterix or Obelix, alone or with a friend, in an adventure featuring spectacular combat rounds, exploration and puzzles to solve. Both diehard and more recent fans will be excited about taking part in this epic adventure with our two heroes.

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About Microïds:

Over the last few years, Microïds has built up a solid catalogue of games for PC and next-generation consoles. Its work with well-known studios and authors (Pendulo Studios, Eden Games, Paul Cuisset, Benoit Sokal...) and its adaptations of famous licences (Asterix, Blacksad, Vertigo, Garfield....) have enabled it to reach a wide audience.

Always at the cutting edge, Microïds is plunging into new territory by developing several titles for the Nintendo Switch (Gear.Club Unlimited, Super Chariot, Flashback…).

About Les Éditions Albert René:

Les Éditions Albert René was founded in 1979 by Albert Uderzo and holds all of the rights to the Adventures of Asterix.  

  • Les Editions Albert René has been publishing Asterix the Gaul books since 1980, as well as new editions of other graphic novels created in conjunction with René Goscinny, such as Jehan Pistolet and Oumpah-Pah;
  • Les Editions Albert René has been involved in the development of new Asterix projects, including films and cartoons;
  • Les Editions Albert René grant licences for derivative merchandise and promotional operations, including for Parc Astérix, located near Paris.

For more information about Les Editions Albert René and Asterix, please visit http://www.asterix.com