London, UK, Saint-Ouen, France – 2023 September 19 Open gamesa leading publisher of interactive family entertainment in partnership with BBC Studios And For games onlyannounced today that the first video game Bluey in 2023 November 17 physical release coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/Xbox One.
” Bluey: The Video Game ” is based on the Emmy® and BAFTA-winning global television show that follows Bluey, an adorable and tireless Australian Shepherd who lives with his mom, dad and little sister Bingo. Like all children his age, Bluey loves to play. Bluey uses her boundless energy to play unpredictable and fun games, drawing her family and the whole neighborhood into her world of fun. Bluey exemplifies the joyful simplicity that can be found in families, turning everyday moments into adventures.
Immerse yourself in the world of Bluey in this interactive sandbox adventure, navigating through faithfully recreated iconic locations, including Bluey’s house, which can be fully explored for the first time. Take part in episodic gameplay with activities inspired by fan-favorite moments from the series, as well as an all-new four-part storyline developed in collaboration with Artax Games, BBC Studios and series producers Ludo Studio.
Up to four players can play as Bluey, her sister Bingo, her mother and father. Channel your inner Bluey with series mini-games like Stay in the Air and Magic Xylophone, and complete activities to earn in-game rewards including new costumes, stickers, playable episodes and locations.
The game is fully dubbed in French. Some of Bluey’s iconic music, composed by composer Joff Bush, will appear on the game’s soundtrack, along with new music created by the development team.
Bluey: The Video Game has been designed with flexibility in mind, allowing fans to engage and explore the game at their own pace, with the ability to switch tasks, from one activity to another, and from one exploration to another, at any time. Features of varying difficulty have been included to make the game accessible and fun for preschoolers and older fans, including the ability to show or hide the user interface, simple written on-screen instructions, and full voice acting. Players will be able to use physical mechanics to manipulate objects, interact with the world around them, add additional challenges to mini-games, and play freely in an activity sandbox.
Since launching in Australia in 2018, Bluey has enjoyed a number of critical successes at home and abroad, most recently winning the 2022 BAFTA Children and Youth Award in the international category and the fourth consecutive AACTA Best Children’s Program Award for Success. An International Emmy® and numerous awards for excellence and production around the world.
Stephanie Malham, COOOpen gamessaid: ” We’re very excited to be working with BBC Studios as Outright Games’ newest licensing partner to help expand the phenomenal world of Bluey into video games. Our goal is always to create games that can be an entry point into the world of video games and some of the most important entertainment franchises on the planet, like Bluey. We’re excited to bring the world of Bluey to life with an unprecedented level of interactivity, and by ensuring the game is accessible and enjoyable for all ages, we know fans everywhere will be delighted.“.
Kevin Jorge, Game Manager BBC Studiossaid: ” We are excited to be working with Outright Games on Bluey’s first video game. It’s very important to us to capture the essence of fun and games that is at the heart of the series. We know fans will enjoy exploring Bluey’s world and being a part of the Heeler family’s adventures.”
About Bluey: The Video Game:
Have fun with Bluey and his family in Bluey: The Video Game! Discover a whole new story in four interactive adventures. For the first time, explore iconic locations such as the Heeler House, the Playground, the Bay and an additional beach. Play your favorite games from the TV series including Stay in the Air, Chase the Talkative Max and much more!
And that’s not all! This game won’t be hard, but it will be a lot of fun. Enjoy the fun wonders of Bluey’s world, with local multiplayer you can play with friends and family in story mode and free to play! Explore and collect items for your sticker book, unlock outfits and discover the many secrets and clues hidden in each location. Recreate iconic scenes or create your own Bluey-inspired adventures and games.
- Game of the Moment: Play as Bluey and her family, including Chilli, Bingo and Bandit…
- Co-op: Play a variety of fun games and challenges with family and friends.
- Explore: Recreate iconic moments from the TV series and immerse yourself in the world of Bluey.
Bluey: The Video Game in 2023 November 17 will be available on Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, Playstation 5, and Xbox One/Series X.
Bluey Produced by Emmy® Award-winning Ludo Studios for ABC KIDS (Australia) and co-commissioned by ABC Children’s and BBC Studios Kids & Family. Funded in association with Screen Australia, Bluey is 100% created, written, animated and post-produced in Brisbane Queensland, Australia with funding from the Queensland Government through Screen Queensland and the Australian Government.
“Coffee maven. Bacon nerd. Infuriatingly humble beer expert. Explorer. Tv guru. General alcohol specialist. Gamer. Proud problem solver.”