Press release

What has changed and what’s to come? The Early Access journey of Monster Crown 

With its Early Access release 4 months ago, monster taming game Monster Crown has already changed a lot and there’s much more to come…

Rotterdam, The Netherlands – December 10, 2020 - Monster taming game Monster Crown released on Steam® Early Access over four months ago, on July 31. Since its release, the nostalgia-packed game has already received numerous patches and four big content updates, making for a total of one patch per week and one big content update per month. And that’s not all, developer Studio Aurum will continue to update the game with more content and features to come. SOEDESCO® released a blog today specifying all the updates that Monster Crown has received since it first came out on Steam Early Access. The blog also gives several sneak peeks at what's in store for the near future.

Title: Monster Crown
Platform: Steam®
Developer: Studio Aurum
Genre: Monster Taming RPG
Early Access Release: 31 July, 2020
Full Release: T.B.A.
Hashtag: #MonsterCrown
Trailer: Watch | Download   
Press kit: Download
Store link: Steam page
Blog: Early Access journey of Monster Crown
Inquiries: E-mail 
Code requests: Form
Game page: Monster Crown

About Monster Crown
Unravel Crown Island’s dark, cruel story as you create your own monster legacy. With a history of sadistic rulers and heroic saviors, the island faces another threat in the form of a malicious young woman seeking power. It’s up to you and the monsters you make pacts with to prevent the return of tyranny. Will your decisions make you a savior, or a dark messiah?
  • Make pacts with monsters to receive their protection in return for shelter.
  • Breed and fuse over 200 base monsters to create your own new species.
  • Travel across Crown Island with your monster allies to uncover a dark world.
  • Make a pivotal decision that will drastically change the ending and post-game.
  • Play online to battle and trade, and have your new species reach across the globe.

SOEDESCO® is a worldwide publisher of both digital and physical games on multiple platforms. The company was founded in 2002, with its headquarters in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Their portfolio includes titles such as Monstrum, Owlboy, Among the Sleep, Remothered: Tormented Fathers and Teslagrad. SOEDESCO also publishes their own IPs including Truck Driver®, Adam's Venture®, and Real Farm.

More information about SOEDESCO® and its products can be found on the company's website, or by following @SOEDESCO on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About Studio Aurum 
Studio Aurum is an indie development studio based in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada formed by Jason Walsh in 2016. After a fan monster design contest, the leading entry by Shad Schwarck was so impressive Jason extended an offer to Shad to join Studio Aurum to which he excitedly accepted. Since then they've been developing the upcoming monster taming game Monster Crown, working with musicians Gameonion and Alex Naivera along the way.