Switch Fans to Receive Exclusive Making of Content and Documentary Footage in the Award-Winning Adventure Game from LKA Studio; 10% of Net Proceeds to Benefit Gamers’ Mental Health Charity, Safe In Our World
Watford, UK – February 7, 2020 – Award-winning publisher, Wired Productions and leading Italian studio LKA, are delighted to announce the arrival of the highly celebrated psychological adventure The Town of Light, launching globally today on Nintendo Switch. This new Deluxe Edition of the game on the popular handheld console features exclusive making of content and documentary footage of the real Psychiatric Hospital of Volterra, never before seen on other platforms.
Check out the Nintendo Switch launch trailer here:
Created through the desire to tell the stories of those held within psychiatric facilities through the mid-twentieth century and create wider conversation around mental health, Wired Productions and LKA are delighted to continue to support positive mental health awareness with 10% of net proceeds from sales to be donated to Safe In Our World (http://www.safeinourworld.org).
“We’re excited for Switch gamers to finally be able to get their hands on The Town of Light today,” said Leo Zullo, Managing Director, Wired Productions. “We’d like to thank gamers for their patience while we worked to create this edition. We recognize the road has been long, but we truly believe Renée’s story, and the history of the hospital at Volterra, is a powerful message that deserves to be shared; so we’re delighted we’re finally able to bring this compelling experience to Nintendo Switch.”
The Town of Light was originally developed for PC, which came out in 2016, followed by the PlayStation and Xbox One launch in 2017. In development since 2018, the Nintendo Switch edition is out now. The Town of Light: Deluxe Edition is available to purchase now on the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch with an SRP of $9.99/€9.99/£7.99. The game is rated ESRB M for Mature.
ABOUT WIRED PRODUCTIONS
Wired Productions is an award-winning video games publisher based in Watford, UK. Wired has produced and published award-winning titles across all major platforms. Bringing games to market in both physical and digital media, notable launches to date include AVICII: Invector, Deliver Us The Moon, Close to the Sun, GRIP: Combat Racing, Victor Vran: Overkill Edition, Max: The Curse of Brotherhood and The Town of Light. #GETWired reflects the active and ever-growing number of fans and consumers who support us.
LKA is a leading and award-winning video games studio based in Florence, Italy. Founded more than 20 years ago and specialising in artistic production across media, LKA’s debut video game The Town of Light received critical acclaim, including a Drago D’Oro award for Greatest Artistic Achievement. Martha is Dead, LKA’s upcoming release continues the studio’s signature multi-layered narrative style combined with real world locations, and is tipped for a 2021 release.
ABOUT SAFE IN OUR WORLD
Safe In Our World is a registered charity in England and Wales no. 1183344. A team of seasoned gaming veterans passionate about mental health brainstormed for over two years over ways they could make a difference. Launched on World Mental Health Day on October 10th, 2019, its aims are to raise awareness of mental health issues within the video games industry, and to provide resources, signpost help, and to drive change for everyone connected with the industry, for developers, publishers and service provides, to content creators and players. Its initial mission is to create an online destination where people can seek help, gain access to resources and information, and discover stories from real people within and surrounding the games industry, with more detailed policies available via the website. Safe in Our World is a worldwide hub accessible for anyone in need.