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  Monster taming RPG ‘Monster Crown’ to launch on October 12th
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08/05/2021
 


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Rotterdam, The Netherlands – 5 August 2021 – Monster taming RPG Monster Crown is coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on October 12. SOEDESCO and Studio Aurum have confirmed this today, together with revealing the box art for the physical version of the game.

Watch the trailer: https://youtu.be/HaUXehKkF4o

Monster Crown has been in Early Access on Steam for a year, and has gotten over 40 updates since its launch. These updates included 10 content updates adding portions of the story to the game, new monsters, features and new regions. The game on Steam also scores a 9/10 positive rating, promising a great experience for the v1.0 launch in October.

Information
Title: Monster Crown
Platform: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation®4, Xbox One, PC
Developer: Studio Aurum
Genre: Monster Taming RPG
Early Access Release: 31 July, 2020
Full Release: 12 October, 2021
Hashtag: #MonsterCrown

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Game page: Monster Crown

About Monster Crown
Unravel Crown Island’s dark story as you create your own monster legacy. With a history of sadistic rulers and heroic saviors, the island faces another threat in the form of a malicious young woman seeking power. It’s up to you and the monsters you make pacts with to prevent the return of tyranny. Will your decisions make you a savior or a dark messiah?

Features
  • Make pacts with monsters to receive their protection in return for shelter
  • Breed and fuse over 200 base monsters to create your own new species
  • Travel across Crown Island with your monster allies to uncover a dark world
  • Choose a pivotal decision that will drastically change the ending and post-game
  • Play online to battle and trade, and have your new species reach across the globe

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Note to editor

About SOEDESCO®

SOEDESCO is an independent video game developer, publisher and distributor founded in 2002 with its headquarters in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. We create interactive entertainment for a large and diverse community to enjoy. 

At SOEDESCO we strive to bring fun and engaging gaming experiences to a worldwide audience. Our portfolio consists of titles such as Owlboy, Kaze and the Wild Masks, Monster Crown, Among the Sleep, Remothered: Tormented Fathers and Monstrum. We also have our own IPs including Truck Driver®, Adam’s Venture® and Real Farm.

Our products create a fun and safe place for people to be themselves; both in the virtual world as on our social platforms. We believe quality games come from quality people. With our team of specialists in Communications, Creative, Producing and Development we make sure as many people as possible can enjoy our games in the most optimal way.

More information about SOEDESCO® and their products can be found on the company's website or by following @SOEDESCO on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About Studio Aurum 
Studio Aurum is an indie development studio based in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada formed by
Jason Walsh in 2016. After a fan monster design contest, the leading entry by Shad Schwarck was so
impressive Shade joined the project alongside musicians gameonion and Alex Naivera. Since then numerous celebrated artists such as Pat Ackerman, Zaebucca and Saiko Takaki (Vampire Hunter D) have contributed to the project.