The European PC/Mac release will be out stores and digitally in "Q4," which doesn't sound that far off from the American "fall" window. It'll be available in standard and collector's editions, the latter featuring a soundtrack disc.
Trine 2 is set for Q4 2011 in Europe for PC/Mac retail and digital release, and takes gamers on another adventure with the powerful knight Pontius, the swift thief Zoya and the crafty wizard Amadeus. The three heroes embark on a new adventure more fantastic than ever, where you will have to survive lethal traps and terrifying monsters, solve many physics-based puzzles and unravel an epic mystery during a challenging campaign that can be played either solo or in co-op with up to 3 players online or offline! Featuring stunningly sumptuous visuals, a masterful original soundtrack, and clever physics-based gameplay, Trine 2 is the perfect mix of old-school platforming action, original physics-based level design, and cooperative multiplayer fun!
Cédric Lagarrigue, CEO Focus Home Interactive: "This is a great pleasure to accompany a studio as talented as Frozenbyte for the European launch of the sequel of this marvelous game. It has already been a great pleasure and privilege playing Trine 2 and we look forward to sharing this accomplished and fascinating game with everybody in Europe."
Lauri Hyvärinen, CEO Frozenbyte: "We are delighted to partner with Focus and bring Trine 2 to European gamers through their extensive distribution network. We are making sure that Trine 2 as a game will be fantastic and we are happy that Focus will be with us to make sure that the PC version gets the kind of distribution it deserves!"
Trine 2 will be available in Europe as a Standard Edition and as a Collector's Edition that features an exclusive CD soundtrack by the returning composer Ari Pulkkinen (recently of Angry Birds/Outland fame).
About Focus Home Interactive
Founded in 1996, Focus Home Interactive is an independent French publisher based near Paris, France. Known for the quality, diversity and originality of its catalogue, Focus has published and distributed original titles that have become benchmark titles worldwide -- such as Blood Bowl, Sherlock Holmes, TrackMania, Runaway and also Cities XL and Cycling Manager.
In 2011, Focus will publish important games such as A Game Of Thrones – Genesis, a strategy game adapted from the bestseller novels "Game Of Thrones" by George R.R. Martin, The Next BIG Thing, a great adventure game by the creators of Runaway, The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Confrontation and also the official video game of Le Tour de France.