Yesterday, Telltale teases on their twitter account about the “first details on a very different project” coming from their “partner developer”.
Follow @TelltalePublish for the first details on a very different project coming this year from a partner developer… News.tomorrow!
– Telltalegames (@Telltalegames)
But before the news come out officially, its been revealed by Amazon that Telltale is publishing The Fun Pimps’ survival-horror game 7 Days to Die for a PS4 and Xbox One release.
According to the listing, it’s set for a June 14 release at a price of $29.99. It was previously released on Steam where players can craft and repair their own tools – including weapons, armor, clothing, and vehicles to stay alive against a relentless undead threat.
“With over 2 million copies sold on PC (digital download), Indie hit 7 Days to Die has redefined the survival genre, with unrivalled crafting and world- building content” reads the description on Amazon. “Set in a brutally unforgiving post-apocalyptic world overrun by the undead, 7 Days to Die is an open-world game that is a unique combination of first person shooter, survival horror, tower defense, and role-playing games. It presents combat, crafting, looting, mining, exploration, and character growth, in a way that has seen a rapturous response from fans worldwide.”
*UPDATE: Telltale has now officially announced that 7 Days to Die is their next project.
“Telltale Publishing seeks to bring the best and most innovative games in their genres to new audiences. 7 Days to Die has already thrilled over 1.5 million PC users worldwide, and we’re delighted to bring this game from the PC to consoles everywhere,” said Steve Allison, SVP Publishing at Telltale, Inc. “The Fun Pimps have redefined what the survival genre can be with unrivalled world-building, crafting, and character growth. With overwhelmingly positive user feedback for the PC version, we can’t wait to expose a brand new audience to this exceptional and terrifying sandbox experience.”
Fans who pre-order the game will get access to 5 exclusive character skins from Telltale’s The Walking Dead series, including Michonne and Lee Everett.
“7 Days to Die is a labor of love for our small group of games industry veterans. After a highly successful Kickstarter campaign, we’re grateful to have had a wonderful response from our active community of Steam Early Access users; now, our partners at Telltale Publishing are enabling us to get the game in front of new survivors across the globe” said Richard Huenink, Co-Founder of The Fun Pimps. “We’re very excited that Telltale brought us together with the folks at Iron Galaxy, to build the game collaboratively and specifically for consoles. They have a stellar track record, and have been incredible partners in ensuring a perfect translation that includes new features and content not seen in the PC version”.
The console version of 7 Days to Die adds a new multiplayer mode supporting local split- screen for couch play, additional online multiplayer modes and features will be revealed in the coming weeks.
7 Days to Die will be supported by DLC content, with details to be revealed in the “near future”.
It will be available as a downloadable or disc-based, retail product with a recommended retail price of $29.99 USD or equivalent.
The game is due for release on PlayStation 4, and Xbox One during the summer of 2016, however Amazon suggest a June 14 release.