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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

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Transistor Action RPG Coming To Macs
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | 2 comments

Supergiant Games recently revealed its upcoming Transistor action RPG will be making its way to Macs. Planned for initial release early next year on PlayStation 4 and Windows PC, the game is a sci-fi themed experience which will give players the chance to "wield an extraordinary weapon of unknown origin as they fight through a stunning futuristic city."

One of the most common questions we get about our next game is, which platforms is it coming to? Today were excited to have a specific answer for you at last: When Transistor is released sometime early next year, it will be available day one for PlayStation 4, and for PC on Steam. We plan to bring the game to Linux and Mac afterwards, and havent ruled anything out beyond that.

Its no coincidence were making this announcement now during the week of the big Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. Sony gave us the opportunity to show our game in their booth this week, where well be on hand with an early playable build. After an amazing PAX East, its going to be great letting a whole new slew of players try the game at E3 but back to the topic at hand!

Even before we announced Transistor earlier this year, wed been giving a lot of thought to which platform or platforms would make the best home for the game. Its a big decision that can influence aspects of the games design and can ultimately have a lot to do with its overall success. By focusing on the PlayStation 4 and PC as our launch platforms, we think well be able to reach many of our existing fans right from the start, while letting us focus on delivering the best game possible at launch.

You may know that our first game, Bastion, is available for more than six different platforms at this point. But it started on just one. We were still working on new versions of Bastion more than a year after the initial launch on Xbox LIVE Arcade. The main reason Bastion ended up in so many places, of course, is because a lot of people liked the game. And the main reason a lot of people liked it is because we were able to create the game we wanted to make in the first place, by not spreading our focus too thin and making sure Bastion ran great on XBLA, then on Steam, and so on. So, in short: Our strategy of focusing on a console/PC launch worked well on Bastion so were doing it again on Transistor.

Click over to the links below to learn more about the game.

Transistor FAQ
Transistor Reveal Trailer

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