If you like the Netflix series, then you are in for a real treat as from September 2020, you will also be able to experience Dreamworks Trollhunters Defenders of Arcadia on Nintendo Switch™, Playstation® 4, Xbox One, and PC Digital. This is a story from Academy Award®-winning filmmaker, Guillermo del Toro, and the series itself is an Emmy-winning adventure. This new platform action-adventure game is made up of Trollhunters, 3Below and the eagerly anticipated new series, Wizards.
For those who haven’t seen the series, the game will also be exciting as the trilogy takes place in the seemingly ordinary town of Arcadia Oaks, a place that turners out to be the crossroads of magical and mystical occurrences like battles among otherworldly creatures including trolls, aliens and wizards. The game takes the original story a step further as the plot is set in between these worlds. That way, the game unifies the trilogy in the most interesting ways.
“DreamWorks Trollhunters: Defender of Arcadia will take players on an intriguing and authentic new adventure that showcases the series’ key pillars of friendship, loyalty and fantasy,” said Jim Molinets, SVP of Production, Universal Games and Digital Platforms. “Expanding on the bold and creative story that has delighted fans for years, the game brings to life the vivid world of Arcadia Oaks in fun and surprising ways.“
“We are immensely honored to be involved with the franchise in such an integral way” said Terry Malham, CEO of Outright Games. “The Tales of Arcadia trilogy is a stand out in the world of streaming content, from the incredible talent involved to the breadth of content in the series. To have our game be a part of this and to work with a developer as renowned as Wayforward to bring it all together is a dream come true for us.“
Take a look at some of the key features that the new game brings:
– All-Star Voice Talent – Featuring all-new content recorded for the game from the stars of the Netflix series.
– An original story – Jump into the world of Trollhunters as Jim Lake Jr. and prepare to stop the Time-pocalypse.
– Encounter familiar faces – Journey through unique worlds as favorite characters from the hit series.
– Become the hero of Arcadia – Level up armor and abilities to become more powerful than ever, and get a helping hand from beloved characters in local co-op mode.
So, what is the magical date? The game will be launched on September 25th, 2020 and you will be able to play it on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and PC Digital. It is just a summer away, so be prepared for new adventures!