Press release

The dark story of Monster Crown is set to become a lot darker with content update #3

The monster taming game receives new monsters, monster riding, map expansion and more story content

Rotterdam, The Netherlands – October 30, 2020 - Dark monster taming game Monster Crown launches its third big content update today. The well-received game is currently in Early Access on Steam® where it gets frequent updates from the devoted developer Studio Aurum. Since its Early Access launch on July 31, Monster Crown received two big content updates and several patches. Its third big content update is scheduled to launch today at 3:00 pm EST. The update brings over 15 new monsters, monster riding, a map expansion and more story content. Monster Crown will continue to release more content updates during its Early Access period on Steam. 

A new world to explore
Content update #3 unlocks several new areas for players to explore. Crown Island opens its path towards two new provinces, new cities and a mysterious cave. Monster Crown’s dark story will now take players to the castle of Empathy Kingdom, where they get to meet king Dania. Furthermore, over 15 new monsters are added to the game and players also get to ride on some of the monsters now. The previous two content updates already brought online monster trading, a new gene lab and more, offering a lot of new opportunities for competitive battlers out there.

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
Game page: Monster Crown
Inquiries: E-mail 
Code requests: Form
Soedesco Games: Game page

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.