MADRID, October 19th. Sony Interactive Entertainment Spain is pleased to announce that Melbits World, the PS4™ PlayLink™ exclusive from Spanish studio Melbot, will be released on November 14 through the PlayStation™ Store of Europe for 19,99€. PlayStation® Plus subscribers that preorder the game now will get a 20% discount. In this adventure, players will have to take care of four melbits that will have to travel from one end off the screen to another.
The Melbits are lovely and cute things living in the Internet, hidden between the wires, optical fibers, and connections. These adorable creatures were born once we started sending kitten pictures and other good stuff through the Internet. That binary data mixed with all the positive human emotions gave shape to these creatures, protagonists of Melbits World, a game part of the PlayStation Talents program that is about to hit PS4™ and PlayLink™!
In Melbits World, you have to help the adorable Melbits to find their way out of 36 levels full of dangers and hazards. The game offers unique cooperative gameplay that blends physical and digital play, allowing the whole family to have fun together. Melbits World won the Best Game of the Year award in the 2017 PlayStation Talents Awards.
– Cooperate with your friends and your family to save the Melbits. The game is designed to be a fun experience for kids, adults and families!
– Discover an innovative take on classic gameplay where you don’t control the characters but the environment
– Guide the Melbits through the Internet during 36 levels scattered across four different worlds
– Every Melbit is different, collect as many as possible! Each Melbit has a different size, weight and speed and they are divided into families, each with its own unique traits
– Customize your Melbits with super cool apparel and accesories that can be earned throughout the game
Melbot is an entertainment startup founded in 2017 by David Montero and Ivan Expósito. Both come from top tieragencies in the Industrial Design and Videogames sectors, and after working in projects for several Fortune 50 companies and being creative souls, they decided to start their journey to create entertainment products in their own terms.
Their vision was to blend the digital and physical worlds to create transmedia products and franchises that use technology in a magic way, with the noble intention of just making people have a good time.
Melbot has put together a strong trans-disciplinary team with its focus on designing and developing products that always have a rich narrative, an outstanding execution quality and a versatile scalability.
ABOUT MELBITS WORLD
Use your smartphones and your PS4™ to safely guide a group Melbits to the next stage, by using coordination and rhythm. The game uses Playlink™ technology so everyone in the room can play with their phone. Every level will surprise you with new challenges and interactions! Besides that, players can use the Melbits stored in their Melbits user account to play with them in the game!
ABOUT PLAYSTATION® TALENTS
Launched in 2015 by Sony Interactive Entertainment Spain, the PlayStation® Talents program aims to unify all the initiatives put together by the Spanish local branch in order to develop the Spanish creativity. The goal of the PlayStation Talents program is to support the local industry as well as to create video games fully developed in Spain to be sold around the globe. The PlayStation Talents program is formed by:
Two educational areas: PlayStation® Futuros Talentos and PlayStation® First
The PlayStation® Awards, aimed at independent studios.
PlayStation® Games Camp, a business incubator that is present in Madrid, Sevilla, Bilbao, Valencia, Málaga and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
PlayStation® Alianzas, where different projects with well-known local studios that have been sold overseas come together.
More information at: http://www.playstationtalents.es/
ABOUT SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Recognised as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is responsible for the PlayStation® brand and family of products and services. PlayStation has delivered innovation to the market since the launch of the original PlayStation in Japan in 1994.
The PlayStation family of products and services include PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Vita, PlayStation®3, PlayStation™Store, PlayStation®Plus, PlayStation™Video, PlayStation™Music, PlayStation™Now, PlayStation™Vue, and acclaimed PlayStation software titles from SIE Worldwide Studios. Headquartered in San Mateo, California, SIE is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation and has global functions in California, London and Tokyo.
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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