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Monkey King: Hero Is Back Journeys To The West On October 17 On PS4 And PC


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THQ Nordic has announced that it is bringing the video game Monkey King: Hero is Back to the West on October 17, 2019 on PlayStation 4 and PC.


The game is based on the hit Chinese CGI movie, and is being developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment. Players assume the role of Sun Wukong, who must work together with allies Liuer and Pigsy in a plot based on the movie’s but adding in subplots not mentioned as well.


Check out the trailer below:

THQ Nordic, Produced in Association with Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) and Oasis Games Limited today announced that it is releasing the game “Monkey King: Hero is Back” as well as the special “Hero Edition” version of the game for PC and PlayStation®4 (PS4™) on October 17, 2019. Players can pre-order the game from PlayStation™Store (PS Store).

For PC, THQ Nordic will be distributing the physical Standard Edition, with digital preorder starting on August 19 2019.

On PS4, THQ Nordic will be distributing the digital and physical Standard Edition, as well as the the digital version of the Hero Edition, with digital preorders starting today, on August 14 2019.

The “Monkey King: Hero is Back” Hero Edition features the main game plus the season pass, consisting of two additional stories available as DLC (“Uproar in Heaven” and “Mind Palace”), 2 in-game costumes for the protagonist (Tuxedo and the Dasheng Doll), as well as special items that can be utilized within the game.

The preorders for both editions on PS4 will begin on August 14 2019. Additionally, the PS4 versions will feature a special bonus for those who pre-order the game: two exclusive game modes (“Paradise” and “Desperation”), and a PS4 theme.


Monkey King: Hero Is Back releases on PlayStation 4 in China on October 31, 2019. The game releases in the West on October 17, 2019 on PlayStation 4 and PC. You can check out 10 mins of footage we took from ACGHK 2019 here.

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