09 Jun Microids Distribution France signs a 3-title distribution deal with Maximum Games
Microids’ new entity will handle the distribution of Maximum Games’ physical release of Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid – Super Edition, The Forgotten City and Xuan Yuan Sword 7 in France
Paris, June 9, 2021 – Today, Microids Distribution France is pleased to announce a distribution deal regarding three of publisher Maximum Games’ upcoming titles. As a reminder, video game publisher Microids revealed last year their new distribution structure, Microids Distribution France (MDF). This entity – which includes a dedicated sales team – allows Microids to work directly with the French territory distribution players: wholesalers, retailers and gaming shops.
Maximum Games and Microids are existing partners, as Microids’ games have been distributed in the UK and North American territories by Maximum Games.
This deal expands that relationship and entails the retail distribution in France of three of Maximum Games’ upcoming 2021 releases: Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid – Super Edition (on PlayStation 4, Xbox One consoles and Nintendo Switch), The Forgotten City (on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | S) and Xuan Yuan: Sword 7 (on PS4 & Xbox One consoles).
“We are proud to be partnering with Maximum Games for the distribution of these titles in France.” said Alexandre Breas, Country Manager (France) at MDF. “The teams at MDF are eager to support the launch of these exciting games which complement our distribution lineup perfectly!”
“Maximum Games is a key partner for Microids, so it’s a thrilling opportunity for MDF to provide them with their commercial know-how, and work on such an incredible lineup!” adds Julien Renzaho, VP Sales & Business Development at Microids.
“We’re delighted to be working with MDF for the physical distribution of these games in France and are looking forward to a successful retail launch,” said Wendy Young, VP of Strategic Partnerships at Maximum Games.
About Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid – Super Edition
Stronger together! A modern take on the 25-year-old franchise, Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid – Super Edition combines content from the original Collector’s Edition, all three Season Passes, and the all-new Street Fighter Pack. Pit current and classic Power Rangers and villains like never before in 3v3 tag team battles, featuring 23 different playable characters, including the latest Street Fighter crossover characters, Ryu and Chun-Li.
About The Forgotten City
The Forgotten City is a mystery adventure game of exploration and deduction, and a re-imagining of the critically acclaimed mod that won a national Writers’ Guild award and racked up over 3 million downloads. Trapped in a secret underground city during the Roman Empire, twenty-three lost souls cling to life. In this precarious utopia, if one person breaks the mysterious Golden Rule, everyone dies. As a time-traveler drawn two thousand years into the past, you’ll relive their final moments in an endless loop, exploring and interrogating, and changing the course of the day with each secret you uncover. Only by cleverly exploiting the time loop and making difficult moral choices can you hope to solve this epic mystery. Here, your decisions matter. The fate of the city is in your hands.
About Xuan Yuan: Sword VII
Xuan Yuan Sword 7 is an action RPG with frenetic real-time combat, visceral 3D presentation, and a rich cinematic narrative. It is a celebration of ancient China’s landscape, civilisation, and culture, infused with the mystique of its own legends in stark contrast to anachronistic technological designs. Take the role of the calm and reliable swordsman Taishi Zhao as he fights to protect his family and uncover the truth of a blight threatens all of China. With a story deeply rooted in ancient Chinese history and mythology, Xuan Yuan Sword 7 reimagines both as one fantastical and chaotic realm under the governance of a new Xin Dynasty.