As part of the D23 Disney & Marvel Games Showcase presentation, Disney officially announced the surprising development of Tron identity. Tron isn’t a particularly big gaming franchise anymore, at least compared to the ’80s. But Disney is aggressively seeking partners for licensed projects and Tron and Tron identity are the result.
The official announcement came via a short teaser trailer that focused solely on teasing that the game is part of Tron Universe. The video showed a Tron slowly flashing identity disc, almost like a loading bar reaching 100%. The only other details confirmed in the trailer are those Tron identity is being developed by Bithell Games in partnership with Disney and that the game is scheduled for release in 2023.
While the short D23 trailer z Tron identity Lacking information, more was revealed about a Steam profile for the game, which went live after its announcement. Tron identity is described as a visual novel adventure based on the detective program Query. Query is part of a new Grid, abandoned by users and left to their own devices, that investigates a crime that threatens the Grid’s future. The gameplay involves branching choices that have an active impact Tron identity‘s story that will help Query solve the mystery at the heart of the game.
As noted Tron identity is developed by Bithell Games. Bithell is known for its diverse indie offerings, including John Wick Hex, Thomas was aloneand volume. More recently, Bithell has focused on adventure games, including Underground circle and Quarantine Circularas well as the espionage based solitaire game The Solitaire Conspiracy. Bithell’s earlier work should demonstrate a novel intent to tell compelling stories through experimental gameplay.
What the announcement of Tron identity shows, perhaps more than anything else, Disney’s interest in experimenting with its games licensing. It’s hard to imagine anyone predicting that a Disney visual novel will be due for release in 2023, let alone a Tron visual novel. But Bithell Games is working on it Tron identityit is an exciting project and a unique opportunity.
Tron identity isn’t the only example of Disney looking for interesting gaming partnerships. Disney could easily settle for big partnerships, such as Marvel’s Spider-Man by Insomniac Games. Instead, there are games like the tactical role-playing game midnight suns, Pokemon GO Developer Niantic Marvel: World of HeroesNintendo Switch exclusive co-op platformer Disney Island of Illusionand a remaster of the Sega Genesis game Gargoyles. Tron identity is in good company.
Tron identity Releases in 2023 on PC and consoles.
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