Publisher Daedalic Entertainment and Developer SplitSide Games are happy to announce the Early Access release date for the crazy coop-racing game Fling to the Finish. Gamers can put their friendships to the ultimate test on August 23rd, 2021.

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In Fling to the Finish teams of two players race through colorful, chaotic obstacle courses while tethered by a stretchy elastic rope. Depending on your communication skills, this rope can be your greatest asset or your worst enemy – just like the friend you’re tethered to. Because you’re literally attached to your partner, Fling to the Finish is a truly cooperative experience. Masters of the rope use it to swing around perilous obstacles and fling their partner up ledges seconds before they fall to their doom. When true veterans partner up, prepare for astonishing acrobatic feats.

You can even play through Fling to the Finish by sharing a controller with your partner and competitive players can try out their skills in online or local races against a host of other players. A variety of game modes offer to challenge solo-play as well as party-focussed fun – especially when you count in the hails of plungers, sinking weights, and evil lasers trying to even the score.

Fitting the chaotic theme of Fling to the Finish, over a dozen adorable, unique, and crazy characters are waiting for players. You’re bound to find a pair that matches your personal vibe! Do you prefer the goofy mushroom or would you rather defeat your enemies looking like a cute blob of green slime? 

As with the characters, every course in Fling to the Finish has a unique theme and style. Players will race through floating parks, giant casinos, and even worm-filled asteroid fields to reach the finish line! The developers designed every obstacle to force you to use the rope in new ways, so every second is filled with new surprises and memorable moments. The race track even evolves to challenge you as you playmaking every race a nail-biter. You never know what weird obstacle you’ll find next.

Fling to the Finish starts in Early Access with 12 levels, 4 game modes, 12 playable characters, and more than 20 crazy character skins for players to have fun with. New content like additional levels, abilities, characters, skins, and even game modes will be added during the Early Access phase via regular updates.

About Daedalic (Publisher) 

Daedalic Entertainment publishes and develops high-quality games for all platforms. The company has a diverse line-up of high-quality titles, including classic adventures, RPGs, and strategy and multiplayer games. With over 50 employees, Daedalic is currently developing a new line-up of innovative games across consoles, PC, and mobile platforms.

Based in Hamburg, Germany, Daedalic is one of Europe’s most acclaimed publishers and developers. With a total of 32 awards in the German Developers Award (including multiple accolades for ‘Studio of the Year’) and 12 German Computer Game Awards for genre-defining games such as Deponia, Edna & HarveySilenceShadow Tactics: Blades of the ShogunKen Follett’s The Pillars of the EarthThe Long Journey Home, and the State of Mind, Daedalic is a record holder for the two most prestigious game awards in Germany.

Daedalic is currently developing the AAA title The Lord of the Rings – Gollum. The action-adventure that tells the story of Gollum from a perspective never witnessed before in any storytelling media, all the while staying faithful to the legendary books of J.R.R. Tolkien.

About SplitSide Games (Developer Fling to the Finish)

SplitSide Games is a small team of student developers from Drexel University. When they’re not in classes, they spend all their free time working on their premiere title: Fling to the Finish.

SplitSide’s goal is to create games that make people interact in new and engaging ways, both inside and outside the games they create.

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