20th April 2012 - Hampshire, UK/... Deep Silver today announced new release dates for Risen 2: Dark Waters on consoles. The pirate RPG will now board store shelves on 3rd August in Europe. Console versions of the game will be released on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PlayStation®3.
The console versions of Risen 2: Dark Waters will offer extra content on both platforms, including the episode “The Air Temple” which features several hours of additional gameplay. In this sub-plot, the hero embarks on a quest to discover the lost temple, source of air magic. When he hears rumors that his old acquaintance Eldric has been seen in Antigua, the hero knows that he needs to pick up his trail in order to find Storm Island, where the Air Temple is located.
Risen 2: Dark Waters for Windows PC is unaffected and on its charted course, having already gone into production and is ready to lift anchor on 27th April 2012. The game will be released via digital distribution for PC and as a retail version for both PC and consoles. Additionally, an exclusive Risen 2 Collector’s Edition will be available in certain territories.
About Risen 2: Dark Waters
In Risen 2: Dark Waters, the Inquisition dispatches the hero to seek a remedy against the monstrous sea creatures that are interfering with the shipping lines, thus cutting off the islands' supplies. The pirates seem to know how to deal with these critters... but they are hardly cooperative.
New gameplay elements add to the diversity of Risen 2; for example, players can also use firearms now and, being pirates, adventurers can also employ special new skills called Dirty Tricks, allowing them to confuse or attack enemies in combat.
Official Website: http://www.risen2.com
About Deep Silver
Deep Silver develops and distributes interactive games for all platforms. The Deep Silver label means to captivate all gamers who have a passion for thrilling gameplay in exciting game worlds. Deep Silver works with its partners to achieve a maximum of success while maintaining the highest possible quality, always focusing on what the customer desires. Deep Silver products are designed to equally appeal to pros and beginners, children and adults.
Deep Silver has published more than 200 games since 2003, including own brands like Dead Island, the critically acclaimed zombie action game with RPG elements, the action role-playing game Sacred 2: Fallen Angel, successful adventures such as the Secret Files series and Lost Horizon, the role-playing game Risen and well-known licenses like the Chernobyl shooter S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky and Prison Break: The Conspiracy, the action adventure based on the popular TV series. Deep Silver has announced more upcoming highlights such as Risen 2, the sequel to the hit RPG, and Sacred 3. For more information please visit www.deepsilver.com
Koch Media is a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products (software, games and films). The company's own publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe and the USA. The Koch Media group has more than 15 years of experience in the digital media distribution business, and has risen to become the number one distributor in Europe. It has also formed strategic alliances with numerous games and software publishers: Capcom, Codemasters, Kaspersky Labs, Paradox Entertainment, Square Enix, Tecmo-Koei, and System 3 etc. in various European countries. With Headquarters in Planegg near Munich/Germany, Koch Media owns branches in Germany, England, France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, the Nordic regions, Benelux and the USA. www.kochmedia.com
About Piranha Bytes
Piranha Bytes are based in Germany's old industrial heartland, the Ruhr region. They were founded in 1997, while approximately 20 team members have been working together since 2002. Piranha Bytes have acquired fame with their RPG successes „Gothic" (2001), „Gothic II" (2002), „Gothic – Night of the Raven" (2003) and „Gothic 3" (2006) that have so far sold several million copies worldwide. In 2007 Piranha Bytes have started a new RPG series - Risen. The first part was released in 2009 internationally for Xbox 360 and PC. www.piranha-bytes.com
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