The 2003 first-person shooter XIII is coming back in a brand new remake, courtesy of Microids, PlayMagic and Koch Media. Here’s the rundown:
Microids and PlayMagic are delighted to announce that XIII – the remake of the cult classic cel-shaded FPS – will be released November 10th, 2020
on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC/Mac via Steam. With this announcement comes the premiere of the first gameplay trailer filled with action and adrenaline, as well as some cel-shaded screenshots.
The gameplay trailer unveils the artistic direction chosen, especially the cel-shading treatment, trademark of the original game! Discover the new look of two iconic environments of the game: Brighton beach or the FBI headquarters ; and get a glimpse of some of the weapons and useful items needed to progress through the game, hinting of the different play styles. Will you play sneakily or choose the frontal confrontation?
While being faithful to the original material, the XIII remake is aiming to please the most sophisticated gamers of today. Players will also be delighted to know the team was able to remaster the original game soundtrack and the actors’ voices.
Play as “XIII”, the man with no identity fighting for his life while uncovering a vast conspiracy. Shoot your way through an intense solo campaign and challenge your friends for brutal multiplayer matches!
Who are you?
The country is still in shock after President Sheridan’s assassination.
You wake up injured and with amnesia on the shore of an east coast beach. The only clues about your identity are the number XIII tattooed on your collarbone and the key to a locker. Despite the memory loss, you realize not everything has been forgotten as you seem to have amazing reflexes comparable to a well-trained government agent. You will soon be on your way to uncover your past, discovering in the process your role in the murder of the US president and unveiling the most astonishing conspiracy in the country’s history.
Will you find out who you really are?
And the role you’ve played in this massive conspiracy?
The remake of XIII will launch on November 10th
on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC/Mac!
Discover the content of the Limited Edition available as soon as November 10th, 2020
The Limited Edition will include:
- The copy of the game
- A two-sided metal case
- 3 art cards
- 13 in-game weapon skins
Source: Koch Media AU PR