This is the 1st official Ken Follett online video game to be formulated. It will revolve close to the greatest-providing record of Follett “The Pillars of the Earth”. In the meantime, Ken Follett is also doing the job on a new novel, to be printed in autumn 2017 and will get audience to the fictional medieval city of Kingsbridge in the South of England.
“Simultaneously with the launch of the third novel Kingsbridge in slide 2017, the online video game based mostly on” The Pillars of the Earth “will be released on all consoles, PCs and cellular equipment. We are extremely happy to prolong not only our extended and profitable partnership with the excellent author Ken Follett bestseller, but also prolong to new media channels “, describes Thomas Schierack CEO Bastei Lübbe AG.
“I am delighted that Bastei Lübbe publish my next guide, a new story about Kingsbridge, the fictional city wherever I put” The Pillars of the Earth “and” Environment With out Stop “. I’m hoping to complete in time for publication in 2017. I am delighted that “earth Pillars” – which is in all probability my most famed guide – will be turned into a personal computer game by Daedalic would make Lubbe now part of the corporation. I believe that this will carry my work to the awareness of a new era of audience. I work with Bastei Lübbe, and with Lübbe-family for 35 yrs now. It was a most pleasing partnership, and extremely profitable. I am therefore extremely delighted that our association continues in these thrilling ways, “said Ken Follett.
“We are extremely mindful and feeling of obligation that comes with this venture,” The Pillars of the Earth “is just one of the most examine guides and far more bought in earth literature, and comes with a vast foundation and lasting for tens of millions of fans. To fulfill their high anticipations of our game will be a enormous problem – but we are extremely eager to confront “, describes Carsten Fichtelmann, founder and CEO of daedalic leisure. “Together with Bastei Lübbe and Ken Follett we decided that the genre of experience games is the greatest and most correct way to adapt and specific the substantial depth of these kinds of a historical novel. Experience games are interactive literature, and we at Daedalic we focused to the perfection of this sort of gaming practical experience. We are extremely pleased and really feel extremely honored that our work is recognized by just one of the greatest providing authors in the earth, and to be authorized to work in interactivity “, adds Carsten Fichtelmann.
“To our knowledge, this is the 1st time for a personal computer game of this magnitude to be released at the same time with the new guide by an worldwide bestseller author,” adds Felix Rudloff, CEO of system community Relations at Bastei Lübbe AG. “It will not only have a optimistic marketing result by the novel about the game. Vice versa, we believe that the game will also boost the interest in the new book”, Rudloff predicted even more.
“The Pillars of the Earth”, printed in 1989, will take area in medieval England, in the fictional city of Kingsbridge. Placing close to the building of a cathedral, the historical novel traces the improvement and conflicts amongst the clergy, the nobility and the frequent folks, struggling from exploitation.
Bastei Lübbe and Daedalic Entertainment will publish the game in 2017 in various countries as a commercial model and digitally globally on consoles, Personal computer and cellular platforms. The game will be translated into far more than 10 languages.