Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom PS5 Port is Now Available

Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom PS5 Port

Publisher FDG Entertainment and developer Game Atelier have announced Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom PS5 port is now available, via the PlayStation Store.

Users who own the game on PlayStation 4 can get a free upgrade to the PS5 port at no extra cost. Fans can expect the PS5 version to support 4K resolution and 120FPS, as well as DualSense controller support. While the Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom PS5 port is now available, an Xbox Series X|S version is also planned.

Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom has been available for Windows PC (via GOG and Steam), PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.

Here’s a rundown on the game:

A legendary series returns with a grand new adventure!

Enjoy a colorful action-adventure game made alongside Ryuichi Nishizawa, creator of the original Wonder Boy in Monster World series.

Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom borrows the best from the classic series to deliver a fresh, modern adventure with fun gameplay, memorable music and gorgeous hand drawn animations.

Can Jin save Monster World Kingdom? Help our young hero defeat challenging enemies, discover hidden locations, upgrade powerful equipment, and more! You’ll also unlock special forms with unique skills used to open new paths where mighty bosses and secret treasures await.

Key Features

  • Six awesome forms with unique combat and platforming abilities to make your adventure exciting from start to finish.
  • Unlock new paths and secrets with special equipment: look for magic weapons and items that gradually open up the world.
  • Over 15 hours of epic adventure: explore the new Monster World in a vast interconnected environment.
  • Hand Drawn animations: characters and enemies come to life with detailed animations and fun facial expressions.
  • Soundtrack from iconic Japanese composers: Yuzo Koshiro, Motoi Sakuraba, Michiru Yamane, Keiki Kobayashi and Takeshi Yanagawa.
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