XIII remake announced for PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC

Cel-shaded first-person shooter due out on November 13.

XIII

Publisher Microids and developer PlayMagic have announced a remake of the 2003-released XIII for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC, and Mac. It will launch both physically and digitally on November 13.

Here is an overview of the game, via Microids:

Play as “Thirteen,” a talented soldier who lost his memory and has been accused of killing the President of the United States. You wake up injured and amnesic on Brighton Beach with the only clue being a small key and a mysterious tattoo “XIII” next to your clavicle. It’s now your job to search for answers in the 34 levels of the solo campaign. Don’t worry, you will find the appropriate weapon arsenal along the way.

“We aim to craft the finest adventure for players and XIII is definitely in line with our publishing strategy,” said Microids head of production Francois Coulon in a press release. “Revisiting this game came naturally as we felt this unique kind of story driven FPS experience was missing in today’s gaming landscape. Our goal is to bring XIII’s compelling story to a new generation of players with the best possible graphics and animations.”

PlayMagic CEO and creative director Giuseppe Crugliano added, “The PlayMagic team is very excited for the opportunity to remake a true classic; modernizing the graphics, sound and animations while remaining faithful to the original XIII‘s incredible look and feel. XIII‘s gameplay mechanics are being reworked in an effort to modernize the experience in a way that encompasses the original spirit of the game. We are sure that the fans of the original game will love rediscovering one of their all time favorites while new players discover a truly iconic masterpiece in a new light.”

Watch the teaser trailer below. View a logo and set of artworks at the gallery.

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