The Persistence Is Getting Physical With You

PlayStation VR lovers and gamers who absolutely need physical media are in for a treat as The Persistence will see both a digital and physical release. Coming digitally to PlayStation 4 on May 21, 2020, the survival-horror game that challenges you to “survive aboard a doomed deep space colony starship in the year 2521, overrun with horrific & murderous aberrations” will also see a physical release via publisher Perp Games on July 17, 2020.

To celebrate the good news and to tide you over until release, checkout the launch trailer here.

Read the press release below.

Liverpool, UK – Tuesday 19th May 2020 – Cutting-edge independent developer Firesprite Games is excited to announce that the physical boxed version of critically acclaimed sci-fi horror experience The Persistence will launch for PlayStation®4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch in July.

The digital version is due to launch on console and PC on Thursday 21st May 2020. The physical versions will be released shortly thereafter, with the PlayStation®4 and Xbox One physical versions launching on Friday 17th July 2020, with the Nintendo Switch version release following on Friday 31st July 2020.

“We’re absolutely delighted to be working with Firesprite Games on the multi-format release of The Persistence,” says Rob Edwards, Managing Director of Perp Games. “The game will be in the hands of retailers this Summer across all formats, meaning The Persistence will not only scare you in the digital world but terrify you in the physical realm as well.”

The Persistence features:
A brutal take on the survival-horror genre that integrates rogue-like design elements to give the action an extra edge.
Procedurally generated stages that change with each playthrough, creating a labyrinth-like experience that adds to the tension.
Live, die, repeat. Play as dozens of different clones on board the ship, each one with the potential to be stronger than the last.
Tailored controls. enhanced environments and post-processing effects for PC, PS4, and Xbox Ine deliver a heightened fidelity of horror for fans of the genre.
Atmospheric, cutting-edge visuals in docked, handheld or tabletop modes for the Nintendo Switch platform.

As part of the new release, Firesprite Games is also pleased to confirm that gamers who already own the PlayStation®VR version will also receive these features via an update on PlayStation®4 for no extra cost.

Written by Ben Palmer

Ben Palmer

An avid video game enthusiast who loves collector’s editions, retro gaming & the history of this great hobby.

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