The Flame in the Flood: Complete Edition Announced for PlayStation 4

on December 2, 2016 9:55 AM

The Kickstarted survival-adventure indie-darling, The Flame in the Flood will be coming to PlayStation 4 next month, according to developer Molasses Flood. The game, which originally launched last year exclusively on PC and Xbox One, will be getting deluxe treatment; The Flame in the Flood: Complete Edition comes packed in with Directors’ Commentary, a dynamic theme, system avatars, and “gameplay enhancements.”

In an interview with DualShockers, Molasses Flood’s CEO/Co-founder Forrest Dowling detailed these enhancements — essentially the game will be released at parity with the PC and Xbox One version, with all the updates since the game’s launch. Players can expect a smoother experience and less technical problems that popped up sporadically at launch.

The Flame in the Flood started as a Kickstarter project a few years back from AAA veterans starting a new studio in Cambridge: Molasses Flood. A collection of employees from developers the likes of Irrational, Harmonix, and Bungie, the Kickstarter was an overwhelming success — eventually raising nearly double the funding price.

While The Flame in the Flood’s Kickstarter campaign only mentioned it as a PC title, the game was introduced fairly early on as an ID@Xbox title by Phil Spencer. With that said, a PlayStation 4 version of The Flame in the Flood had always been in the talks for the new team — it was included as a stretch goal in the original Kickstarter project.

DualShockers reviewed The Flame in the Flood on Xbox when it released, noting “The Flame in the Flood is a solid recommendation for anyone looking to diversify their catalog with a short, challenging, and artistically crafted indie title.”

As mentioned above, The Flame in the Flood is currently available for both PC and Xbox One — the Complete Edition on PlayStation 4 has will be released next month, January 2017, and it will be shown off this week at PlayStation Experience. Check out the announcement trailer below:

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Lou Contaldi is the Editor-in-Chief at DualShockers, specializing in both reviews and the business behind gaming. He began writing about tech and video games while getting his Juris Doctor at Hofstra University School of Law. He is maybe the only gaming journo based in Nashville, TN.
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