Killer Queen Black, the port of the effectively regarded indie arcade recreation Killer Queen, will launch on Nintendo Swap and Home windows PC (by way of Steam and Discord) on Oct. 11, developer Liquid Bit introduced this morning.
Initially designed as a neighborhood multiplayer recreation between two groups of 5, Killer Queen Black will embody multiplayer chat throughout platforms, in addition to emotes and an goal callout system, to “ensure teams are on the same page,” Liquid Bit famous in a information launch.
“Bringing Killer Queen dwelling has been an extended journey however we are able to lastly present our efforts,” mentioned Matt Tesch, Liquid Bit’s co-founder. “Soon, players around the world can scream and shout, ‘Snail, watch the snai!’ at home or the arcades.”
Killer Queen Black, introduced throughout Nintendo’s E3 2018 presentation, was initially slated for launch within the first quarter of this 12 months. A model for Xbox One “will be available at a later date,” Liquid Bit’s assertion mentioned.
The unique Killer Queen was developed by Bugbear Video games for New York College’s 2013 No Quarter exhibition of unbiased arcade video games. Within the dwelling variations of Black, ranked multiplayer would require eight human gamers, in groups of 4. Gamers should take part in 10 placement matches to be positioned into certainly one of 5 leagues.
Unranked multiplayer could be performed totally solo, with AI filling out unfilled teammate and opponent positions. Killer Queen Black will embody a tutorial mode displaying the 3 ways matches could be gained. The sport might be obtainable within the Nintendo eShop for $19.99. A bodily version might be obtainable on Oct. 25 for $29.99, and it consists of Pleasure-Con controller skins.
On PC, the sport can be $19.99, nevertheless it’s free for Discord Nitro subscribers beginning Oct. 11. Steam and the Humble Retailer may also promote a $59.99 four-pack, in order that full groups can go in on the sport collectively.