Cross-Buy, Cross-Play, Cross-Cultures!
Zurich, Switzerland — March 9th, 2016 — Swiss developer Etter Studio, in collaboration with publisher Bitforge, today released Dreii, its award-winning physics conundrum, on PlayStation 4 and PS Vita in Europe and North America. Dreii is a puzzling game that connects players in real-time across the world to help each other with logic and skill in a battle against gravity and is also available through Steam on PC, Mac and Linux, on the App Store for iOS and Google Play Store for Android. Dreii will be launching for Wii U later in Spring 2016.
“After launching Dreii on desktop and mobile devices in February, we are excited to launch our Dreii on PlayStation!”, said Game Designer Christian Etter. “We have added some cool Dualshock Analogue features for faster use of the Global Communication tool, that works seamlessly on PlayStation 4 and Vita”.
In Dreii your mission is simple: build a tower to a specified point and hold it there. Sounds too easy? Like anything in life, things get in the way of reaching your goals, including gravity, explosives, magnetism, thunderstorms and incompetent colleagues. Featuring cross-platform play on PlayStation devices, Dreii allows friends to play on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita together. The PlayStation version also features Cross-Buy, so owners of both PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita can purchase the game once, but download it on both systems!
What’s more, Dreii is not only cross-platform but cross-cultural with a universal communication tool that allows players to speak to others, wherever they are in the world with simple words that get translated into 19 different languages. Each player also has his or her very own instrument, as avatars work together to form Dreii’s unique universal orchestra, creating a unique musical landscape, inspired by archaic instruments and ancient melodies.
Launched in 2013, the concept study of Drei won the Swiss Game Award (2013), European Design Award (2014) and was a finalist at the IGF (2014), IndieCade (2014) and SXSW (2014). In 2015 PewDiePie, the most followed YouTuber of all times, titled it “coolest puzzle game ever”.
Dreii will translate player’s communication instantly across 19 languages: Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Rhaeto-Romanic, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Swiss-German and Turkish. Dreii is available on PSN for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita for £9.49, €11.99 and $11.99.
About Etter Studio
Etter Studio came into the spotlight when they released the initial version of the collaborative multiplayer game Drei in 2013, which has earned them the European Design Award, as well as being a finalist at IGF, IndieCade and SXSW. With their release of the quirky Plug & Play (aka the weirdest game ever) in 2015 they have again proven their ability to create games off the mainstream while appealing to a large audience. Etter Studio is an independently owned company from Zurich, Switzerland.
bitforge Ltd. is developing mobile games for more than 11 years and well known for their hit game Orbital which has won several awards and highest praise from the press and industry peers in 2009. They are an expert in creating and publishing cross platform software for PC, mobile, web and consoles. bitforge is an independent game and app development company from Zurich, Switzerland
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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