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  Just Shapes & Beats Now Available for Mac and Linux
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02/26/2019
 


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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

Quebec City, Quebec– Feb. 25, 2019 – Just Shapes & Beats, the somehow IGF nominated couch co-op musical bullet hell about shapes, and beats from Quebec-based indie developers Berzerk Studio is now officially available on Mac and Linux via Steam. Berzerk is working to support as many platforms as humanly possible, so with the addition of Mac and Linux they are steps closer to eventual known world domination through platform support.

 

Steam users who purchased Just Shapes & Beats for PC can now also play on their Linux & Mac machines, it should be slightly more stable than whatever makeshift hack they were previously running on their OS in order to play; emphasis on should, we’re game devs, not wizards. It is still available for purchase for the low low price of $19.99 USD, or 4% of a Tesla Flamethrower; we’re still looking to buy one of those btw, if you know someone, hook us up.

The addition of Mac support is just a part of Berzerk’s ongoing mission to add value to their games post-release and follows the previously released free content in the 1.1 update that included new songs to unlock through play as the first in a series of “mixtape” releases designed to continually release free content for fans to enjoy.

 

“We have the whole year of 2019 all planned out and we’re happy to be able to add support for Mac and Linux, even some of the Berzerk team were asking for it so we probably had to.” said an anonymous Berzerk Studio employee on their union-mandated ax break. “Games should keep having stuff come out for them, I want to keep releasing things to thank our fans for supporting everything we do.”

 

Just Shapes & Beats

 

Highlights

  • Just Shapes & Beats now available for Steam users on Mac OS and Linux.
 
  • Cross-buy support, anyone who owns the game can play on PC, Mac OS, or Linux with just one purchase.
  • Cross-play support for all players on Steam

Just Shapes & Beats is available now on Steam for PC, Mac, and Linux as well as on the Nintendo eShop.

 

For more information and assets check out the Just Shapes & Beats Presskit, or follow @shapesnbeats on Twitter and Facebook.

 

Media Assets

Screenshots, Gifs, and More Info.

 

About Just Shapes & Beats

Developed by a small team within Berzerk Studio, Just Shapes & Beats started as a gamejam fever-dream by studio co-founder Simon ‘Lachhh” Lachance. After a 4 year development cycle, Just Shapes & Beats launched on both Nintendo Switch and Steam in May of 2018 and still currently hold “Overwhelmingly Positive” reviews on Steam. The game has been nominated as best in show by numerous outlets, is a five-time Indie Megabooth Alumni, has been included in curated events as such as The MIX, IndieCade and has been described by many people as “a game” and “what?”. It currently holds the title of the first videogame in the history of videogames to include the song from the Mortal Kombat movie, even before Mortal Kombat.

 

About Berzerk Studio

Founded by Lachhh, Markus, and Etienne with a heavy metal ritual during a full moon at midnight, Berzerk Studio has spent nearly a decade pumping out games worthy of headbanging to that probably have skulls or some sort of explosions; actually most likely both. Their recently released title Just Shapes & Beats has been nominated for many awards including the Golden Joystick for best Indie Game of 2018, as well as being an 2018 Indiecade Nominee.

 

Media Contact

 

Hunter Bond

Berzerk Studio Marketing Dude

[email protected]