2019/08/14
Sony Interactive Entertainment Hong Kong

PlayStation®4 Software “MONKEYKING: HERO IS BACK”
for both Blu-ray Disc and Download
to be released on 17th October, 2019


Blu-ray Disc Standard Edition & Download Standard Digital Edition (SRP) of HK$308
Download Digital Deluxe Edition (SRP) of HK$398
Download Digital Ultimate Edition (SRP) of HK$518


Hong Kong, 14th Aug, 2019
– Sony Interactive Entertainment Hong Kong (SIEH) announced today that “MONKEYKING: HERO IS BACK” will be released on 17th October, 2019. The suggested retail price of Blu-ray Disc Standard Edition and Standard Digital Edition will be HK$308, Digital Deluxe Edition will be HK$398 and Digital Ultimate Edition will be HK$518.


About MONKEYKING: HERO IS BACK

MONKEYKING: HERO IS BACK (MONKEYKING) is a full scale fantasy action movie depicting the adventure of a boy named Jiang Liuer, in his search for the Monkey King, Sun Wukong who has finally been released after 500 years. This CG animated movie was produced domestically in China, and has gained a large following from movie fans, becoming a massive hit and taking in around 956 million RMB (Around 20 billion JPY) at the box office, the most ever taken in by an animated movie at the time.

MONKEYKING: HERO IS BACK THE GAME (Working Title) is being developed collaboratively by Sony Interactive Entertainment and the company October Media who created the captivating CG movie.

The game is set along the same themes as the movie, following the story of Jiang Liuer and the Monkey King. Throughout the game you can follow the Monkey King, Jiang Liuer and Zhu Bajie on their travels, working together and fighting enemies, all the while deepening their friendship together.

The player will take the role of the Monkey King, using his superhuman strength and abilities to take on a defeat all kinds of enemies. The game also contains many new stories which did not appear in the movie, showing an even deeper bond between the Monkey King, Jiang Liuer and Zhu Bajie. The player will be able to experience the story almost as if they have become the hero of their own adventure.

Pre-Order & Early-Purchase Bonus


Digital Pre-order starts at PlayStation™Store today. PlayStation™Network offers premium digital contents to those whom pre-ordered the Standard Digital Edition, Digital Deluxe Edition, Digital Ultimate Edition, or purchased the initial shot of Disc.


Digital Pre-order will receive a bonus after checking out:

  • Monkey King PlayStation®4 Theme
  • Costume: Dasheng Doll Outfit
  • Game Mode: Paradise Mode
  • Game Mode: Desperation Mode

All of these pre-order bonus will also be included for Disc users as well.


The Digital Deluxe Edition includes digital full game as well as following digital bonuses.

  • Costume: Tuxedo Outfit
  • Item: Lotus
  • Item: Guanyin Bodhisattva Amulet
  • Item: Soul Charming Necklace
  • Item: Secret Scroll: Purge
  • Item: Purple Incense Burner


The Digital Ultimate Edition includes digital full game as well as following digital bonuses.

  • Costume: Tuxedo Outfit
  • Item: Lotus
  • Item: Guanyin Bodhisattva Amulet
  • Item: Soul Charming Necklace
  • Item: Secret Scroll: Purge
  • Item: Purple Incense Burner
  • Episode 1: MONKEY KING: HERO IS BACK—UPROAR IN HEAVEN
  • Episode 2: MONKEY KING: HERO IS BACK—MIND PALACE
     

Product Outline:

 

Product

MONKEY KING: HERO IS BACK

Platform

PlayStation®4 system

Genre

Action Adventure

Release Date

17th October, 2019

SRP

Blu-ray Disc: HK$308

Digital: HK$308

Rating

All Ages

Language

Voice: English, Chinese, Japanese

Subtitle: English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean, Japanese

 

Product

MONKEY KING: HERO IS BACK Digital Deluxe Edition

Platform

PlayStation®4 system

Release Date

17th October, 2019

SRP

Digital: HK$398

Included

  • Digital Full-game
  • Costume: Tuxedo Outfit
  • Item: Lotus
  • Item: Guanyin Bodhisattva Amulet
  • Item: Soul Charming Necklace
  • Item: Secret Scroll: Purge
  • Item: Purple Incense Burner

 

Product

MONKEY KING: HERO IS BACK Digital Ultimate Edition

Platform

PlayStation®4 system

Release Date

17th October, 2019

SRP

Digital: HK$518

  • Included
  • Digital Full-game
  • Costume: Tuxedo Outfit
  • Item: Lotus
  • Item: Guanyin Bodhisattva Amulet
  • Item: Soul Charming Necklace
  • Item: Secret Scroll: Purge
  • Item: Purple Incense Burner
  • Episode 1: MONKEY KING: HERO IS BACK—UPROAR IN HEAVEN
  • Episode 2: MONKEY KING: HERO IS BACK—MIND PALACE

 

Product

Season Pass

Platform

PlayStation®4 system

Release Date

17th October, 2019

SRP

Digital: HK$238

Included

  • Costume: Tuxedo Outfit
  • Item: Lotus
  • Item: Guanyin Bodhisattva Amulet
  • Item: Soul Charming Necklace
  • Item: Secret Scroll: Purge
  • Item: Purple Incense Burner
  • Episode 1: MONKEY KING: HERO IS BACK—UPROAR IN HEAVEN
  • Episode 2: MONKEY KING: HERO IS BACK—MIND PALACE



©OASIS GAMES LIMITED / Oct Animation Studio
Based on original movie by Oct Animation Studio.
Developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
“PlayStation” are registered trademarks of Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc..

© Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC.

 

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