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Astro Bears Non-Bears DLC Lands On Bear Day In Asia

"Non-Bears" DLC arrives in Asia in time for Bear Day.
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Today, Leoful and SONKA are excited to announce the Asian launch for Astro Bears' Non-Bears DLC on Nintendo Switch.


Feel free to reach out to us for Nintendo Switch review, giveaway, interview, and other opportunities (open to media and content creators in Asia).


Youtube - Astro Bears Launch Trailer (ready for embedding):
https://youtu.be/RGK7acZgmrs
Inquiries: [email protected]



For immediate publication



November 18, 2021 - Video game publisher Leoful is pleased to announce the launch of Astro Bears' Non-Bears DLC on Nintendo Switch™ in Asia on November 18, 2021.


The Non-Bears DLC adds two new playable characters who are not bears - Lyptus, a koala that can dash in mid-air, and Diego, a Homo sapiens with unlimited jet capacity. Owners of Astro Bears can purchase Non-Bears DLC on Nintendo eShop in Japan, Hong Kong, and South Korea for JPY300, HKD20, and KRW3000 respectively (all prices include sales tax).

Bear Day Sale
To commemorate the launch of the Non-Bears DLC and Bear Day in Japan, Astro Bears is now available at a 50% discount on Nintendo eShop in Japan, Hong Kong, and South Korea.


Discount period: November 10, 2021 to December 6, 2021


About Astro Bears

Astro Bears is an easy-to-learn, hard-to-master game about running around a planet and avoiding each other’s Magical Beary Ribbons. 
Make allies (or enemies) in Competitive mode in which players battle 1-on-1 over five challenging rounds! Invite a friend to help you collect Jetfish in a 2-player Jetfish Hunting mode and beat the global highscore together! Destroy friendships in the classic Party mode, where “beary big” legends are born!
Astro Bears guarantees your next party will be out of this world!


Astro Bears Characters

 
  • Neil - the one who likes to eat while swimming,
  • Igor - the proud husband and father,
  • Xiaoli - the fastest runner of them all,
  • Bishnu - the crazy one everyone likes,
  • Wojtek - the pierogi-loving war vet,
  • Cybear - the villain with an extra life,
  • Aki - the cosplayer and tech geek,
  • Randy - the one we know nothing about

Astro Bears Features
  • 8 cute Astro Bears with different play styles
  • Local multiplayer for 2-4 players
  • Competitive mode for challenge-seeking players
  • Jetfish Hunting with single- and 2-player co-op mode
  • Online leaderboards
  • ‘80s-inspired soundtrack


Product Information (Nintendo Switch)
Title: Astro Bears
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: May 6, 2021 (Japan and Hong Kong), June 10, 2021 (South Korea)
Suggested Retail Price (Digital): JPY700 / HKD50/KRW7,000 (all prices include sales tax)
Genre: Party
Languages: English, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean
Players: 1 - 4 (local play)
Publisher: Leoful
Developer: SONKA
© SONKA S.A. 2021. Licensed to and published by Leoful.


Links
Astro Bears website
Buy Astro Bears on Nintendo eShop (Japan)
Buy Astro Bears on Nintendo eShop (Hong Kong)
Buy Astro Bears on Nintendo eShop (South Korea)
Leoful website
Leoful Facebook
Leoful Twitter


About Leoful
Leoful is a global video game publisher founded by two gamers in 2019. Our vision is to share fun, unique, and innovative games with people in Asia and all over the world. Leoful is best known for games such as Alpaca Ball: Allstars, Ancestors Legacy, Georifters, Ittle Dew 2+, and Paradise Killer.


About SONKA
SONKA is a Polish game developer and publisher founded four years ago in Warsaw, Poland. Known for publishing games such as The Way Remastered or 911 Operator, they are also behind the Nintendo Switch ports of Duke Nukem 3D and Book of Demons, among many others. Now focused on developing own IPs like Astro Bears or TBA survival horror set in the 90's Poland.

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