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Transformers: Galactic Trials announced for PC


Outright Games, the leading publisher of family-friendly interactive entertainment, in collaboration with Hasbro, a leading toy and game company, have revealed the first details of their upcoming video game TRANSFORMERS: Galactic Trials. Developed by 3DClouds and based on the iconic TRANSFORMERS brand, this unique racing adventure game, with rogue-lite elements, will give fans an intense fusion of arcade racing and robot combat. TRANSFORMERS: Galactic Trials will release on 11th October 2024, and will be available to play on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Steam.

After the evil NEMESIS PRIME steals the Prime Relics, the AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS must set out on a rip-roaring adventure to recover these artefacts and control the incredible powers they bestow. Fans can play as iconic AUTOBOTS or DECEPTICONS, including Bumblebee, Megatron, Elita-1 and Optimus Prime and race across battle-race circuits to collect relics and beat opponents. The gameplay incorporates both traditional arcade racing in vehicle form and dynamic combat in bot-form, as players must defeat enemies and make it to the finish line.

As players progress and collect new relics, they will level up their skills and unlock new iconic playable characters and skins. Two game modes are available; play Galactic Trials to progress through levels and collect relics in single-player mode. In Arcade mode, grab a friend with 2-player, local multiplayer and enter a quick race, creating a custom racing experience with your track, character and weapons, or enter location-based specialised tournaments.



"It has been a pleasure to continue our collaboration with Hasbro and return to the world of TRANSFORMERS", said Stephanie Malham, Managing Director of Outright Games. "With 2024 marking the 40th anniversary of this iconic IP, we are very excited to be releasing the first ever console racing video game in the franchise's history. With the inclusion of rogue-lite elements, TRANSFORMERS: Galactic Trials's gameplay complements the dynamic Transformers robots."

"As TRANSFORMERS celebrates its 40th year alongside the theatrical premiere of its first fully CG-animated film, TRANSFORMERS ONE, we are proud to continue our collaboration with Outright Games to unveil an epic journey that speaks to the enduring legacy of the iconic brand," said Eugene Evans, SVP Digital Strategy and Licensing at Wizards of the Coast and Hasbro. "With immersive gameplay, and a storyline that resonates with fans old and new, TRANSFORMERS: Galactic Trials is sure to ignite excitement. Through this all-new TRANSFORMERS racing experience, we continue to expand our digital offerings through strategic licensing and internal development and we can't wait for TRANSFORMERS fans to see what else we have in store."

TRANSFORMERS started life as a toy-line in 1984 and has gone on to depict the epic battle between the Autobots and Decepticons across movies, TV shows, comic books, innovative toys, and digital media. Now celebrating its 40th anniversary, the TRANSFORMERS franchise is a global powerhouse spanning generations that has produced over 10 feature films, with the upcoming film TRANSFORMERS: One expected to hit cinemas this September, and countless video games, making it a household name around the world.

TRANSFORMERS: Galactic Trials will be coming to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Steam on 11th October 2024. Physical editions are now available to pre-order from specialist retailers.


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