Today, we’re thrilled to bring you an exceptionally exciting announcement: Cuphead is coming to PlayStation 4 … and by golly, it’s OUT NOW!! For the occasion, we’ve prepared a very special trailer featuring a brand new original song from the Devil’s right hand man himself, King Dice.
Like so many of you, we grew up exploring the worlds of classic PlayStation titles, from Resident Evil to Vandal Hearts. It’s surreal to think about players adventuring through the Inkwell Isles with a PlayStation controller in hand! (Fun fact: there’s a character in Super Bust-A-Move 2 for the PlayStation 2 that helped influence the visual design of Beppi the Clown.)
When we first set out to make Cuphead, we were just a tiny team of two brothers working nights and weekends on a small passion project. It is thanks to the support of the dedicated folks at Microsoft that we were able to achieve our vision for the game, and thanks to the passion of the Xbox community that Cuphead found an audience.
So, to celebrate the wonderful players who believed in us from the very beginning, we’re also making another announcement: we will be bringing a free Special Update to Cuphead fans on Xbox, which will add a digital art gallery, behind-the-scenes commentary features, and playable soundtrack to the game. This update is still in the early planning stages, and we’ll be taking the time to get things just right, but we will be sure to share more when we have something for you that meets the level of care and quality we always strive for.
And to the impassioned PlayStation community that has sent us so many heartfelt messages over the years: we can’t wait for you to experience a swell battle of your very own!!
We’d also like to extend a special thank you to the wonderful team at Toronto-based studio Stop Motion Department, who worked with us to create our trailer. Please feel free to take a look at a selection of behind-the-scenes photos from the production process to get a closer look at their amazing dedication to the “stop mo” practices of the 1930s. And for more details, be sure to check out our write-up over on the PlayStation.Blog.