The latest installment from the award-winning PixelJunk series is coming to PlayStation and Nintendo Switch in 2023
FEBRUARY 10 2022, KYOTO, JAPAN – Independent studio Q-Games today announced that PixelJunk Scrappers Deluxe is coming to PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch later this year. The party-game brawler hybrid features a striking visual style and invites players to join a team of robot garbage collectors to clean up the streets of Junktown with up to 4 players locally and online. The console announcement accompanies the news of a PC release via Steam and the Epic Games Store.
Q-Games have shared a new trailer and screenshots to accompany the announcement, which celebrates the 15th anniversary of the PixelJunk series of games.
Players take on the role of the Scrappers, a team of humanoid trash collectors in a not-so-distant future. The goal is to clean up a city overrun with trash following the end of humanity. Trash means cash in Junktown, with rival squads attempting to interfere and bag the rewards for themselves.
- 5 vibrant areas to explore with over 25 stages
- Local and online multiplayer for up to 4 players
- Cross-platform multiplayer support
- Multiple fighting styles with a variety of melee and ranged weapons to unlock
- Weapon drops make no two playthroughs the same
- Over 100 unique custom truck parts to discover
- Wide variety of unique Scrappers to recruit for your roster
- Frantic mini-games with head-to head modes
- Pop-art cyberpunk-world that draws inspiration from real-world Japan
With cross-platform online multiplayer support for up to 4 players and the option for local co-op, PixelJunk Scrappers Deluxe provides multiple exciting play modes alongside a series of frantic mini-games. Players are encouraged to compete against the clock to collect as much garbage as possible. The higher the stack, the bigger the bonus, with a huge selection of characters, weapons and truck parts to unlock.
Dylan Cuthbert, Founder of Q-Games and Executive Producer said:
The Pixeljunk series is known for blending genres to create innovative new experiences, and that’s exactly what we’re continuing to do with PixelJunk Scrappers Deluxe. By fusing traditional arcade brawler gameplay with modern party-game madness, we’ve developed something that’s fun to pick up and play and keeps you coming back for more.
PixelJunk recently celebrated its 15th anniversary and I’m thrilled to be announcing a brand new experience for players on PC, PlayStation and Nintendo Switch. We’ve got big plans for 2023 and intend to celebrate the 15 year anniversary in style. There’s more PixelJunk news to come and we can’t wait to share what we’ve been working on.
PixelJunk Scrappers Deluxe will launch on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Steam and the Epic Games Store with cross-platform online multiplayer and local co-op. We will be sharing regular updates on our official Discord server and you can wishlist PixelJunk Scrappers Deluxe now on Steam, Epic Games and PlayStation.