Trine 2: Director's Cut for Wii U will be available on the eShop in Australia and New Zealand on January 31. The game also received an update in Europe, adding support for the Pro Controller, online multiplayer voice chat, improved graphics rendering, minor fixes, and if you really need it, German vocals.
Developer Frozenbyte's CEO said Lauri Hyvarinen said, "We're happy that the update is finally out, and I apologize for the delays we put gamers through during these past few weeks. Hopefully the new features make up for it!"%Gallery-157219%
Helsinki, Finland – 28 January 2013 – Finnish game developer Frozenbyte is excited to announce that its action game Trine 2: Director's Cut for Wii UTM has received an important update in the European Nintendo eShop. The update includes support for the Wii UTM Pro Controller, Voice Chat for online multiplayer, German vocals, improved graphics rendering and a bunch of minor gameplay features and fixes.
"We're happy that the update is finally out, and I apologize for the delays we put gamers through during these past few weeks. Hopefully the new features make up for it!" said Lauri Hyvärinen, CEO of Frozenbyte.
The game has also passed all the steps required for release in Australia and New Zealand and will be released there on January 31. Further information, including the launch discount details, will be made available in the next few days.
Trine 2: Director's Cut is priced at 16.99 € in Europe, and is available through the Nintendo eShop. The game features a total of 20 exciting levels full of adventure, including the recently released Goblin Menace expansion campaign and a Wii U exclusive level called the Dwarven Caverns, making Trine 2: Director's Cut the most comprehensive package of Trine 2 on any platform.
Launch trailer and screenshots: http://www.frozenbyte.com/press/press_trine2_dc.php
YouTube link to launch trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-wzG14VZd0
Age rating in Europe: PEGI 12+, USK 12 Age rating in Australia: PG
http://www.frozenbyte.com/ & http://www.frozenbyte.com/press
Contact: press@ frozenbyte dot com - Mikael Haveri, Marketing Manager & Joel Kinnunen, Vice President
Frozenbyte is an independent game developer with a focus on game quality. All Frozenbyte games are self- funded and based on self-owned IP, and the company maintains a creative, feel-good development culture. Frozenbyte's number one priority is the quality of the games and the well-being of the team, with the financial side and tight deadlines taking a backseat. The passionate development method has created two well- received game series – Shadowgrounds and Trine – with four games in total for a variety of computer and console platforms. Frozenbyte's third IP Splot is launching in 2013 and a fourth IP is currently in development. Frozenbyte was founded in 2001 and is based in Helsinki, Finland. Please visit the official website at http://www.frozenbyte.com/ for more information.
Trine and Trine 2 are trademarks of Frozenbyte Oy. Copyright 2008-2013 Frozenbyte Oy. All rights reserved. Wii U is a trademark of Nintendo. © 2012 Nintendo.
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- Key specs
- Game format Optical disc, Downloadable
- Online features Multiplayer, Voice chat, Store, Browser
- Drive capacity 8 GB
- Controller type Wireless
- Motion controls Accelerometer, Gyroscopic, Camera / optical
- Video outputs Component, HDMI (v1.4), RCA / composite, S-Video
- Backward compatible 1 generations
- Released 2012-11-18