It’s Musketeer vs Zombies in ‘Heidelberg 1693’, Coming to Consoles Later this Year

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    It’s Musketeer vs Zombies in ‘Heidelberg 1693’, Coming to Consoles Later this Year

    – PS5 and Xbox Series X|S versions will make use of new-gen features –

    Paris, France – August 19th, 2022 – Red Art Games is happy to announce the upcoming release of Heidelberg 1693 on Nintendo Switch, PS5, Xbox Series X|S, PS4 and Xbox One. Set in the Sturmfront – The Mutant War universe, Heidelberg 1693 is a gory 2D Action game developed by Andrade Games and ported to consoles by Red Art Games. 


    Red Art Games will bring Heidelberg 1693’s twisted version of late 17th century Germany to consoles worldwide on November 18. On Nintendo Switch, PS5, Xbox Series X|S, PS4 and Xbox One, Heidelberg 1693 will cost €14.99 digitally. Physical PEGI-rated PS5 and PS4 versions will be priced at €24.99 while physical Nintendo Switch versions will be priced at €29.99, all available from November 18. The boxed copies will be limited to 2.900, 999 and 999 copies respectively and are now up for preorder on the Red Art Games official online store.

    In order to allow PS5 players to get the complete Sturmfront universe experience, Red Art Games will also release the brand new PS5 version of Sturmfront – The Mutant War: Übel Edition on November 18. Featuring new DualSense trigger effects, this new-gen edition will also get a limited physical release. 999 physical PS5 copies of Sturmfront – The Mutant War: Übel Edition can now be preordered on the Red Art Games official online store for €19.99.

    About Heidelberg 1693
    The year is 1693. War engulfs Europe as France, led by the illustrious King Louis XIV, battles the Grand Alliance. Also known as the Sun King for his luxurious tastes and extravagant appearances, Louis XIV is driven by the belief that the sun – his sun – should shine upon all peoples of the world. While his enemies are way too many to be counted, one stands out as the most dangerous of all.

    That enemy is none other than his own bastard son. Poisoned and left for dead, he emerges from the smoke and ashes of Germany’s battlefields and makes himself known as the “Moon King”. With nothing but hatred in his heart, he turns to diabolical and forbidden sciences in order to build an army the likes of which the world has not seen since the days of Satan’s rebellion.

    Now the dead rise from their mass graves, seeking vengeance upon the King that asked for their heads while he basked in glory. Can you – the Sun King’s bravest musketeer – stop the approaching and never ending royal eclipse?

    Heidelberg 1693 is a challenging 2D action platformer set in a zombie-infested version of 17th century Germany in which the player takes control of one of French King Louis XIV’s famous musketeers. The game adds a layer of tactical combat to the genre by introducing the weapon of choice of musketeers: the musket. Players will be able to fire one powerful – and very effective- musket shot at a time. The weapon must be used wisely because of its long reset time though. Heidelberg 1693 tells its somber story – featuring real locations and historical figures – across multiple paths and endings.


    • Classic 2D action platformer
    • Story set in a 17th century uchronia
    • Unique musket mechanic adds a layer of strategy to the action
    • Featuring authentic locations and historical figures
    • Beautifully animated sprites
    • Animated cutscenes inspired by silent era films
    • Multiple endings
    • Play at 120 fps on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S
    • DualSense trigger effects supported on PS5

    On PS5 and Xbox Series X|S, Heidelberg 1693’s framerate will run at 120 fps (on compatible screens). On PS5, the game will also make use of the DualSense controller’s features.

    For more information, check out Red Art Games’ official online store.

    About Red Art Games: 
    Red Art Games is a France-based publishing company creating physical versions of video games that were only available digitally initially. Produced in limited quantities, its physical games are released on Nintendo Switch, Sony PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. Last year, Red Art Games entered the world of digital publishing with its first releases: Sturmfront – The Mutant War: Übel Edition and Arietta of Spirits which came out on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Microsoft Store! Since then, Red Art Games has released half a dozen titles on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 and Xbox as well as physically on Nintendo Switch, PS5 and PS4, with many more to come! 

    Visit / Twitter: @REDARTGAMES

    About Andrade Games:
    Andrade Games is a German indie developer. Heidelberg 1693 is the studio’s third game. Visit / Twitter: @Andrade_Games



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