‘The Sinking City’ developer urges fans not to buy current Steam version


The Sinking City has returned to Steam, however Ukranian studio Frogwares is urging folks not to buy it due to an ongoing authorized dispute with writer Nacon.

“Frogwares has not created the version of @thesinkingcity that is today on sale on @Steam,” the developer tweeted. “We do not recommend the purchase of this version.”

The H.P. Lovecraft influenced detective recreation was returned to Steam on February 27, with a heavy low cost of 60%. According to Steam consumer LizDeLaFuentez, the version made out there was not an up to date version of the sport, however as an alternative a re-upload of the version that was out there on Steam for a short while in January this yr.

“This is an old version of the game. There’s no DLC, no cloud saves, no achievements,” they wrote. “Frogwares hasn’t released any news about this release so I doubt they’ll ever see the money, which is why I’d recommend staying away from this until they do!”


The Legal dispute between developer Frogwares and French writer Nacon has been ongoing for the reason that recreation was faraway from digital retailer fronts in August 2020.

The recreation was initially taken down due to Frogwares terminating its contract after accusing the writer of withholding royalties, nevertheless it returned to storefronts in January of 2021.

A statement from Nacon in January confirmed that the sport could be returning to all digital shops sooner or later after the Paris Court of Appeal dominated that Frogwares had “terminated the contract in a ‘manifestly unlawful’ manner” by taking down the sport.

Frogwares are additionally growing Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One, an origin story for Sherlock Holmes which serves as a prequel to its earlier Sherlock Holmes video games. Frogwares is presently set to self-publish the title.




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