Press Release

Flashing Lights | New Map Update Out Today

Banbury, Oxfordshire – 24 th November 2021
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Since the Early Access launch of Flashing Lights back in June 2018, for PC and Mac, the game itself and the passionate community has grown exponentially. The online multiplayer emergency services simulator has sold over 250,000 copies to date and, as of time of writing, sits at 83% positive recent Steam reviews.

The hotly anticipated new map update launches today, delivering a completely revamped game world with plenty of new areas for players to explore. Developer Nils Jakrins has introduced two suburbs, two rural towns, a marina, a desert and farm fields – plus a new vegetation system.

Alongside this, all missions for police, fire and EMS departments have now been ported over from the old map to the new map. While exploring the new map, players can also enjoy optimisations, frame rate improvements and bug fixes.

Now that we have fully transitioned to the new map we will be focusing on two core pillars. First of all, improving the quality of existing content and implementing bug fixes. Second, adding new content such as:

- New map area: Suburbs with interiors
- New callouts specifically designed for the suburban area
- Rural towns with additional police, fire and EMS buildings
- Traffic stop update with vehicle search and drug tests
- Fire system rework, hose system update, plus a fire engine

Press Copies
Press copies of Flashing Lights are now available. Please request your code via Keymailer.

About Flashing Lights
Flashing Lights is a single-player and multiplayer emergency services simulator focusing on police, firefighters and emergency medical services. Enrolling with one of these departments, players will take on unique missions in an open world. Players will engage in desperate car chases, treat life-threatening injuries, and put out lethal fires. Each department has its own vehicles and equipment for players to utilise.

All Links
Flashing Lights on Steam: 
Flashing Lights on Keymailer:

Company:    Excalibur Games Press Office
Email:    [email protected]

About the Developer – Nils Jakrins
Flashing Lights is Nils’ debut game and is inspired directly by his own passions. Having wanted to play an open world multiplayer emergency simulator with friends, Nils took the idea into his own hands and began working on Flashing Lights in his spare time. Now, having been signed on by Excalibur Games, Nils is evolving the game in new and exciting ways with regular updates throughout Early Access.

About Excalibur Games
Excalibur Games is the publishing arm of parent company Contact Sales Ltd, which was founded in 1997.
Excalibur Games has moved forward to release its own original products, in addition to widely recognised licensed titles. Successful releases Tracks, Ranch Simulator and Flashing Lights have propelled Excalibur’s digital portfolio forward. Excalibur has worldwide MicrosoftTM Xbox, SonyTM Playstation and NintendoTM Switch publisher status.


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