15-2022 5th Planet Games announces the upcoming release of Escape Academy. The game will be the second title to come from the recent investment agreement with Skybound Entertainment and the ongoing Co-Publishing agreement with Skybound Game Studios.

23 May 2022 08:30 CEST

Company Name

5TH PLANET GAMES

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DK0060945467

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Euronext Expand

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5PG

COPENHAGEN, May 23rd 2022: 5th Planet Games A/S (OAX: 5PG) is pleased to
announce that ‘Escape Academy’, a video game developed by Los Angeles-based Coin
Crew Games, will be the next release under its ongoing publishing agreement with
Skybound Games Studios Inc.. Following efforts with the acclaimed BAFTA
award-winning ‘Before Your Eyes’ which released in April 2021, Escape Academy is
set for release on June 28th this year for Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Series X|S,
Xbox One, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and PC via Steam and the Epic Games
Store.

“This is strong validation of the partnership between Skybound Entertainment and
5th Planet Games,” said Mark Stanger, CEO, 5th Planet Games. “We are really just
at the very beginning. Our expectation is to announce a variety of additional
titles together.”

“This is the exact synergy we were looking for from Skybound’s investment in 5th
Planet Games. I love it when a plan comes together,” said David Alpert, CEO of
Skybound Entertainment.

Escape Academy is the world’s first video game to fully capture the authentic
Escape Room experience.
The team at Coin Crew Games bring together years of experience from their work
with companies such as Disney, Zynga, Mattel, Warner Bros, and Viacom to deliver
an innovative gaming experience that recreates the co-operative experience,
adrenaline rush, and excitement of an authentic escape room from the comfort of
your own home.

With Before Your Eyes already released and Escape Academy announced today, 5th
Planet Games and Skybound Entertainment look forward to making further new title
announcements in the coming weeks.



About 5th Planet Games and Skybound Entertainment
5th Planet Games is a games developer and publisher located in Copenhagen. 5th
Planet Games works with IP-driven content such as the Adventures of Tintin and
with premium sports brands such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Peter Snakebite Wright,
and Nyjah Huston; it also has its own IP in Hugo. Following a recent investment
agreement 5th Planet Games is now working in partnership with LA-based Skybound
Entertainment which will give access to IP such as The Walking Dead, Before your
Eyes and Invincible.


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5th Planet Games A/S

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Oslo Børs Newspoint