[Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey]Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey to Launch for PC on August 27, 2019 and Consoles in December 2019 |

2021-07-10 18:04:48

  NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Private

  Division and Panache

  Digital Games today announced that Ancestors:

  The Humankind Odyssey will launch for PC* via

  the Epic

  Games Store on August 27, 2019, and digitally on PlayStation?4

  system, and across the Xbox One family of devices, including Xbox One X,

  in December of 2019. Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey is

  the debut title from Panache Digital Games, the independent development

  studio co-founded in 2014 by Patrice Désilets, the original creative

  director of the Assassin’s Creed franchise.

  In Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey, players are

  challenged to survive and evolve in the harsh yet beautiful land of

  Africa spanning from ten million to two million years ago. As

  humankind’s primate predecessors, players explore Neogene Africa, expand

  their territory, and evolve to advance their clan from one generation to

  the next in order to survive in this innovative take on the open world

  survival genre. The game and its mechanics rely on evolution, discovery,

  and survival as players traverse a variety of terrain and environments,

  encounter various predators, and learn new abilities to pass along to

  the next generation of their clan.

  “Our goal for Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey is to

  provide an experience no player has ever lived before,” said Patrice

  Désilets, Co-Founder and Creative Director of Panache Digital Games.

  “Our small team is creating an ambitious and immersive game with a

  unique setting that will captivate gamers of all types, and we look

  forward to players exploring our world later this year.”

  “Private Division and Panache Digital Games share a passion for

  providing the best possible experience to all our players,” said Kari

  Toyama, Senior Producer at Private Division. “As partners, we support

  Panache in taking the time to ensure all versions of Ancestors:

  The Humankind Odyssey deliver the standard of polish upon

  release that the team has set for themselves. As a developer-focused

  publisher, this is an important approach we take in working with smaller

  independent teams.”

  In conjunction with the release date announcement, Panache Digital Games

  and Private Division have unveiled the official key art for Ancestors:

  The Humankind Odyssey, which fans can view

  here. The team has also released the second episode of a three-part

  video series featuring Patrice Désilets explaining the game’s unique

  mechanics and concepts. Watch the Expand episode for Ancestors:

  The Humankind Odyssey on

  YouTube now.

  Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey will be available

  digitally for PC* on August 27, 2019 from the Epic Games Store, and

  digitally for PS4? system and Xbox One in December 2019. Ancestors:

  The Humankind Odyssey is rated T for Teen by the ESRB. For more

  information on Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey, subscribe

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  and visit www.AncestorsGame.com.

  *Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey is available on PC

  exclusively through the Epic Games Store for the first year, at which

  point it will come to additional digital PC retailers.

  Private Division is a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software,

  Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO).

  About Panache Digital Games

  Panache Digital Games is a Montreal-based independent development studio

  cofounded in 2014 by acclaimed creative director Patrice Désilets and

  his accomplice Jean-Fran?ois Boivin. With a team of industry veterans,

  Panache Digital Games aims to deliver the very best quality experience

  for fans with games that are beautiful, original and fun. Pushing

  boundaries and thinking outside the box is in the team’s DNA and the way

  we make games is a reflection of that. For more information, please

  visit our website www.panachedigitalgames.com.

  About Private Division

  Private Division is a developer-focused publisher that empowers

  independent studios to develop the games that they are passionate about

  creating, while providing the support that they need to make their

  titles critically and commercially successful on a global scale. The

  label publishes Kerbal Space Program and will publish upcoming

  titles with renowned creative talent at studios including The Outer

  Worlds from Obsidian Entertainment, Ancestors: The Humankind

  Odyssey from Panache Digital Games, an unannounced title from V1

  Interactive, and more. Private Division is headquartered in New York

  City with offices in Seattle, Las Vegas, and Munich. For more

  information, please visit www.privatedivision.com.

  About Take-Two Interactive Software

  Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a

  leading developer, publisher and marketer of interactive entertainment

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