The wait is finally over as publisher Meridiem Games is excited to announce that the highly anticipated action-adventure title The Crown of Wu is now available digitally on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and PC via Steam, with the Xbox digital version coming soon.
This thrilling third-person action-adventure game from developer Red Mountain, supported by the PlayStation Talents Program, is inspired by Journey to the West, a classic Chinese novel about the Monkey King, Sun Wukong.
Meridiem Games will be the global digital publisher and has also created the highly collectable special boxed Legend Edition for PlayStation 5 that will be available in European specialist stores.
The Crown of Wu – Legend Edition for PlayStation 5 will include a set of stunning art postcards and an introduction letter from the protagonist, Wu, all packaged in a specially designed case with exclusive game artwork.
The digital releases of The Crown of Wu will feature the following bonus content:
- The Crown of Wu – The Art Collection for Steam includes the game, a 154-page art book and the soundtrack of this incredible adventure.
- The Crown of Wu – Definitive Edition for PlayStation via the PlayStation Store includes the game for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5, the soundtrack and 10 different avatars to personalise your profile.
The Crown of Wu narrates the adventures of Wu, a half-monkey, half-human, who after once being the emperor’s herald, began to behave in a chaotic manner due to the use of a crown that gave him extraordinary powers. It is as if wearing it corrupts the heart… Eventually, his crimes and atrocities led him to be captured and condemned to a harsh punishment; being frozen in bio-static solution. After dozens of years spent almost conscious yet immobile, Wu manages to free himself from his prison and discovers a decadent world in ruins. Moreover, his crown has been stolen and is being used to provoke a vibration that will eventually lead to a gigantic explosion and with it, lead to extinction… Wu must recover his stolen crown and help those he once punished, in order to save the world and redeem himself to finally find peace….
Wu’s crown must be found!
- The game world – Immerse yourself in a great land that is both ancient and new. Inspired by Chinese mythology and created to tell a new story of Sun’s journey from anti-hero to hero, this is a world where legend meets reality.
- Attributes and abilities – Harness the powers of air, fire, earth and lightning. Each of your powers gives you a way to work with the environment or against your enemies. Attack with Air, Fire and Lightning. Defend with Earth. Summon your powers to defeat enemies and cross dangerous chasms.
- Combat System – Discover a fresh and simple combat system that grants you incremental powers as you travel through this terrible land to solve the mystery of the stolen Crown. Get ready to jump, run and parkour your way through this new world as you solve intricate puzzles and overcome increasingly complex trials as you progress through the levels.