07 Sep Microids and Albert René Éditions sign a publishing agreement for multiple Asterix video games!
Paris, September 7th 2021 – Two weeks after the release of a new trailer for the upcoming game Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All!, the French publisher Microids and Albert Rene Editions are delighted to announce the signing of a contract for three more games based on the Asterix franchise. This agreement spanning over the next 5 years will invite players of all ages to experience various video game genres. Microids Distribution France, Microids’ brand new distribution structure, will be in charge of the distribution of these titles in the French territory.
“We are honored to perpetuate our relationship with Albert Rene Editions and explore even deeper the Asterix franchise in our video games. The renewed trust from the IP owner is a real delight” declares Stéphane Longeard, CEO of Microids. “The teams at Microids and the development studios are hard at work to ensure the utmost fidelity to the franchise created by Uderzo and Goscinny and focus on crafting fun and highly enjoyable experiences to all gamers. We can’t wait to start revealing more information about the three upcoming titles”.
“Albert Rene Editions is happy to strengthen our relationship with Microids for 3 new exciting game. I am very confident in the high quality of these future projects, carried by an experienced team with an unmatched creativity , as well as their passion and respect for the franchise.” mentions Céleste Surugue, General Director of Albert Rene Editions.
If you can’t wait for these three new titles, you’re in luck! Asterix is already at the starting blocks since Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All! developed by Mr. Nutz Studio, a brand new adventure coming out on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch November 25th 2021. The game will be backward compatible with PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S. Get ready to control the famous duo and set sail to the most iconic places in the comic book series while battling Roman legionaries, pirates, brigands and even the dreaded Normans.
Stay tuned for more information about Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All!