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  SUPER ANIMAL ROYALE’S SUPEREST UPDATE YET ARRIVES TODAY!
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01/15/2019
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

 For immediate release

And it can be played free in the new Super Demo.

 

(Isn’t that super?)

 

Episode two of Super Animal Royale Tonight also premieres today, featuring fun and ferocious clips from the Super Animal Royale community: https://youtu.be/IEdY-F-ktOI

Vancouver, 15 Jan 2019: One month after its Early Access debut, Super Animal Royale is rampaging across the world, capturing gamers’ hearts with charming animals and then blowing them up with machine gun fire. In just one month, there have been more than 30k Super Animal slips on banana peels, 1.5M Super Animals have met their colorful demise, and 6.5M tufts of tall grass have been chopped down by Super Animals searching for items.

The Early Access game currently has a 97% positive review score on Steam and is been played by Twitch and Youtube stars from around the world, including Lirik, Anthony Kongphan, Yogscast, Kouki, PungWollYang (풍월량) and Woowakgood (우왁굳). It has already received 6 major updates, increasing cosmetic items to over 200, upping the number of animal breeds to 65, adjusting gameplay based on community feedback, and adding full controller support. And today, the game is receiving its biggest update yet.

Players who log on after today’s update will find themselves in the crumbling remains of the Super Animal World welcome center: the cheery gateway to the bioengineered safari park that entertained millions of happy visitors until it was shut down after what S.A.W. lawyers insist we refer to as “The Incident.” The new region of the island features restaurants such as “Slow Food,” a teppanyaki joint run by world renowned (if painfully methodical) chef Slothy Aoki, and “Meet & Eat,” the only restaurant where you can enjoy stimulating conversation with your food before you eat it! Super Animal guests will not, however, be able to taste the “Pie of the Tiger,” due to an unfortunate and, if you’re asking me, rather suspicious kitchen fire.

Players will also now be able to play Super Animal Royale completely free, with the introduction of a brand new “Super Demo” that allows players to get a head start on progression in the game. What makes this demo a Super Demo, you ask? Aside from the fact that adding the word "Super" makes everything better, this demo allows players to play the game fully online, as much as they like, without any time limit. They can even begin unlocking cosmetic items and animal breeds in the demo, but they won’t be able to use them until they upgrade to the full version. If they do decide to upgrade, however, all progress made in the demo transfers seamlessly into the full game, using Steam Cloud. It’s a trial version that respects a player’s investment of time – risk  free.* That's pretty Super, right?

*Beyond the unavoidable risk of SAR addiction.

About Super Animal Royale

Super Animal Royale is a top-down multiplayer survival shooter for up to sixty-four endearingly deadly creatures. Engineered to charm and trained to kill, Super Animals are cute enough to make you go “Aww” and deadly enough to make you go “Ahhhh!” Select your favorite from a menu of foxes, pandas, kitty cats, and other bloodthirsty beasts. Parachute into the ruins of an ill-fated safari park and fight off a lethal barrage of bullets, explosives, and silly dancing. Enjoy carefully balanced run and gun gameplay combined with an intuitive fog of war system that restricts a player’s view to line of sight, allowing for sneaky, strategic play. Matches are a brisk six minutes, so you’ll never be out of the action for too long. Explore a beautiful 2D world, inspired by classic top-down adventure games. Cut tall grass and loot abandoned structures in search of the guns, explosives and health juice you’ll need to reach the top of the food chain.

Super Animal Royale is now in Early Access on Steam after an extensive public Beta test, priced at a murderously competitive $12.99 (USD). A Founder’s Edition with a ton of cool cosmetic enhancements and the game’s original soundtrack is also available in a Steam bundle, priced $25.17 (USD).

Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/843380/Super_Animal_Royale/

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Website: https://AnimalRoyale.com

Watch / embed the new trailer at https://youtu.be/IEdY-F-ktOI.

For further information or interviews, media should contact Pixile via [email protected].

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About Pixile

Pixile was founded in 2011 by Michael Silverwood and Chris Clogg to create multiplayer games that expand the boundaries of their genres in fun and unique ways. Stratosphere turned tower defense into a competitive multiplayer experience, playable 1v1 on a single iPad. Super Animal Royale, in development since October 2017, takes a whole new perspective on the battle royale genre. The Pixile team is spread out between Canada, the United States, Italy and Argentina, but is united by a love of games, art and animals.