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Studio Sloclap and publisher Microids are pleased to announce that Sifu’s retail versions for PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 (Vengeance Edition), as well as PC (Deluxe Edition), are now available. Following their multiplayer hit Absolver released in 2017, Sloclap’s second game Sifu is an artful and true-to-combat Kung Fu game exploring themes of revenge and redemption!
The Vengeance Edition includes:
- An exclusive SteelBook case
- Sifu’s standard edition for PlayStation 5 or PlayStation 4
- ‘The Art of Sifu’ artbook
- The original game score (digital)
- 3 lithographs
PC players can also purchase the retail Deluxe Edition*. It includes 3 lithographs, as well as a download code that gives access to the game’s PC (Epic Games Store) version, ‘The Art of Sifu’ digital artbook, and the digital soundtrack.
The launch of Sifu’s retail versions is accompanied by a first free update including new difficulty modes (Student, Disciple, Master), a new advanced training mode, and a selection of new outfits for your character. Check out the content roadmap below:
Featuring the gripping intensity of classic Kung Fu films with realistic and raw combat, Sifu tells the story of a young Kung Fu student who has spent their life training for a day of reckoning after the brutal murder of their entire family by a mysterious assassination squad.
Sifu’s unique gameplay sits at the crossroads of two established and popular genres, mashing the intensity and timeless thrill of beat’em up with the gripping design of 3D action games. Set against a detailed backdrop of a fictional Chinese city, you will uncover an ancient mystery via a series of difficult confrontations that will test your skills to their limit! To overcome the odds that are heavily stacked against you, you’ll need to rely on your mastery of Kung Fu and on a magical pendant that will revive you after death. The cost of magic is dear, however, and you will age significantly every time you come back to life. Time is the price you will pay for your revenge.
The game’s exquisitely hand-drawn art style pays tribute to Kung Fu film classics where themes of revenge and redemption are timeless tales, all perfectly blending with Sloclap’s martial arts gameplay expertise. Sifu offers a unique approach to martial arts and its themes, making this game a true initiatory journey.
Microids is a French video game publisher. Founded in 1985, Microids’ editorial strategy now focuses on 4 major areas: adventure games, racing games, retro gaming, and games inspired by iconic titles. By collaborating with renowned studios and authors (Revolution Software, Pendulo Studios, Eden Studios, Benoît Sokal, Paul Cuisset, Philippe Dessoly, and Pierre Adane), Microids has become a major player in international video games. Taking inspiration from legendary titles, Microids reaches a wide audience and creates original adventures which give gamers the chance to play as some of their most beloved characters.
Sloclap is an independent game development studio founded in 2015. Comprising of more than 50 team members, the studio’s core focus revolves around martial arts combat games for PC and consoles. The studio’s debut project Absolver was released in August 2017 on PC & PlayStation 4, followed Xbox One version in January 2019, and achieved a player base of more than 3 million people around the world. The studio’s sophomore title, Sifu, is currently in development for PC and consoles and is due to come out in 2022.Sponsor this Article!