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505 GAMES BRINGS KOJIMA PRODUCTIONS’ DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT TO PC IN 2022

Global Publisher Reveals Exclusive Global Marketing Partnership with Intel for the Critically Acclaimed Masterpiece from Hideo Kojima
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

CALABASAS, Calif – January 4, 2022 – 505 Games, global publisher of the PC version of Hideo Kojima’s genre-defying DEATH STRANDING in partnership with KOJIMA PRODUCTIONS, revealed today at the CES 2022 trade show it will also publish the DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUTDEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT on PC will launch simultaneously on both the Epic Games Store and Steam in spring 2022.
DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT is the definitive DEATH STRANDING experience, expanded for PC, and will, for the first time, incorporate Intel’s new Xe Super Sampling (XeSS) graphics technology for an enhanced experience for PC players. XeSS uses machine learning to enable players to explore the unique environment of DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT in high graphical detail along with elevated performance. 


Neil Ralley, President of 505 Games said “We’re delighted to announce our partnership with Intel for DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT on PC. DEATH STRANDING has been a hugely popular game with PC players and we’re excited to see how Intel’s new XeSS technology will enhance player experiences for DIRECTOR’S CUT.”


DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT on PC includes HIGH FRAME RATE, PHOTO MODE and ULTRA-WIDE MONITOR SUPPORT. DIRECTOR’S CUT also includes cross-over content from Valve Corporation’s HALF-LIFE series and CD Projekt Red’s Cyberpunk 2077.


Developed by Kojima Productions, DEATH STRANDING was one of the most anticipated projects of the last decade. Starring Norman Reedus as Sam Bridges, the game takes place in the near future, where mysterious explosions have rocked the planet, setting off a series of supernatural events known as the Death Stranding. With spectral creatures plaguing the landscape, and the planet on the verge of a mass extinction, it’s up to Sam to journey across the ravaged wasteland to save mankind from impending annihilation.


The groundbreaking experience from legendary game creator Hideo Kojima also features the acting and voice talents of Mads Mikkelsen and Léa Seydoux.


Players can wish-list DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT now for PC from Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1850570/


For more information about DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT  on PC, please visit the PC DEATH STRANDING website: https://505games.com/games/death-stranding


About 505 Games
505 Games, a Digital Bros’ subsidiary, is a global publisher focused on offering a broad selection of video games for players of all ages and skill levels. The company publishes and distributes premium and free-to-play games on console and PC platforms as well as mobile devices.


Publishing highlights include DEATH STRANDING (PC), Control, Assetto Corsa Competizione, Ghostrunner, Gems of War, Journey to the Savage Planet, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, and Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons.


505 Games has offices in the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Australia, China and Japan. For more information on 505 Games and its products please visit 505games.com


About HIDEO KOJIMA / KOJIMA PRODUCTIONS
Hideo Kojima is a world-renowned game creator and auteur known for pushing the boundaries of the video game medium. Widely considered the father of the stealth genre, he is also credited with innovating both story-telling and cinematic presentation in video games at large.


On December 16th, 2015 Hideo Kojima established his own studio called KOJIMA PRODUCTIONS, under the banner of "From Sapiens to Ludens”. On November 8th, 2019, the studio released its first title, DEATH STRANDING, starring Norman Reedus, Mads Mikkelsen, Léa Seydoux and Lyndsay Wagner for PlayStation® 4, PC and DEATH STRANDING DIRECTOR’S CUT was released for the PlayStation® 5.


Since its release, DEATH STRANDING has received numerous game awards and achieved worldwide acclaim. 
In 2020, Hideo Kojima received the BAFTA® Fellowship, the highest accolade bestowed by BAFTA® upon an individual in recognition of exceptional contribution to film, games or television. 


For more information, please visit: www.kojimaproductions.jp

   
© 2022 Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. / KOJIMA PRODUCTIONS Co., Ltd. / HIDEO KOJIMA. PC version published by 505 Games. 505 Games and the 505 Games logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of 505 Games SpA or its affiliates in the U.S. and/or other countries. DEATH STRANDING is a trademark of Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC.


505 Games and the 505 Games logo are registered trademarks of 505 Games S.P.A. Appearance in this game does not imply sponsorship or endorsement.

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