LARA CROFT GO SCORES SONY PLAYSTATION
4 AND VITA
[ 04 December 2016 ]
Today, at PlayStation Experience
2016, Square Enix Montraal announced Lara Croft GO,
the critically acclaimed Lara Croft adventure, is now
available for the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment
system and PlayStation Vita handheld entertainment system
and is fully compatible with PlayStation 4 Pro computer
entertainment system. Developed in collaboration with
Montraal indie studio, KO_OP, Lara Croft GO will feature
a new story chapter, 'Mirror of Spirits,' which includes
new puzzles, mechanics, achievements, trophies and more-available
first for PlayStation.
"We've partnered with the talented
artists at KO_OP to deliver a new Lara Croft GO chapter
all while retaining the spirit of the Lara Croft franchise,"
said Antoine Routon, lead engineer and co-creative at
Square Enix Montraal. "Extending Lara Croft GO beyond
the mobile platforms is a testament to the game's success
and our team is incredibly proud."
In Lara Croft GO, Lara uses her
wits and weapons to delve into dangerous chasms filled
with mystery, artifacts and peril. Featuring an ambient,
mesmerizing soundtrack, stunning art style, and didactic
turn-based puzzle solving that made the game a critical
and commercial success on mobile platforms last year,
the new console version features finely tuned controls,
trophies (including a platinum), as well as cross-buy
and cross-save functionalities so you can purchase and
play it on both platforms without losing progress.
"This has been a momentous time
for Lara Croft, as the industry and gamers worldwide
have joined us in celebrating The Year of Tomb Raider,"
said Rich Briggs, Global Brand Director at Crystal Dynamics.
"Lara Croft first appeared on PlayStation in 1996, and
20 years later it's exciting to pay homage to this legacy
by bringing Lara Croft GO to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation
Lara Croft GO is available today
for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita systems for $9.99/GBP7.99/EU9.99,
with an added 20 percent discount for PS Plus Members
. The game is also available on Steam this Sunday, December
4, 2016, featuring all of the original content with
the "Mirror of Spirits" story chapter following three
months later. Additional platforms will be discussed
at a later date.
Source: Square Enix Press Release