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  Melbits POD, a mix of Pokà mon and Tamagotchi, has now over 36.000â‚ in funding on Kickstarter
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Barcelona, Spain, March 31st, 2020. In just a couple of weeks, more than 425 backers have helped Melbits POD, the new game by Melbot Studios, to obtain more than 36.000 euros. The project has 25 days remaining to reach news stretch goals. These new stretch goals will help the game to expand by adding new features and content.

Melbits POD is the second game by Melbot Studios, a blend of Tamagotchi and Pokémon with an AR twist. It combines a sensor filled egg shaped device with an intuitive companion game. The goal is to evolve, hatch and take care of hundreds of procedurally generated kawaii creatures using your surroundings.

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A couple of these stretch goals are already funded, and now the Melbits POD will feature vibration to feel Melbits inside the toy and share your atmospheric weather with you in their Hub. As the campaign progresses and more backers support the Melbits POD more features will be added. Next up: AR Runway! A photo mode in AR where you can dress and take pics and videos with your Melbits in the real world! Melbits POD will have its Kickstarter active until April 25th, with new surprises and offers for our backers.

About Melbot Studios

Melbot is an entertainment startup from the east coast of Spain with offices in Valencia and Barcelona. Melbot aims to create digital and physical worlds that blend fun and technology in a magical way, with the humble intention of just giving other humans a fantastic time. Founded in September 2017, the POD will be its third product of the Melbits IP hitting the Market after the co-op PS4 and Switch game Melbits World and its single player mobile adaptation.

Contact Information: Carlos Corella - [email protected]