Watford, UK, August 13th 2020, Video games publisher Wired Productions and developer Hello There Games are thrilled to announce that the upcoming AVICII Invector is available today, as a free to play demo on Nintendo Switch. Created in collaboration with the late producer, performer, and songwriter Tim “Avicii” Bergling, AVICII Invector is launching with an all new Encore Edition, complete with 35 songs September 8th, on what would have been his birthday.
Watch the new trailer now:
Only on Nintendo Switch can players truly experience Tim’s music in a way he envisioned the project, with players able to experience his music however, or wherever, gamers prefer to play. With up to four fan local multiplayer, players can soar through vocal melodies, sweep each fade, and attack every beat in 35 of Avicii’s biggest hits. This really is the definitive way to play AVICII’s music, with all music royalties supporting suicide awareness through the Tim Bergling Foundation. Of course, Tim didn’t just want to create a game that celebrated his music, he wanted to create an incredible rhythm game, inspired by his love from the genre and with a Metacritic score over 80%, the hype is real!
In the same year, the headline song, “Wake Me Up” surpassed 1 billion streams on Spotify, Players can download the game and celebrate by searching for AVICII in the Nintendo eShop from 9am local time, or can pre-order the full game via the Nintendo website. Fans can also celebrate Tim’s music and share memories via the brand-new official Discord > discord.gg/avicii.
“Wired’s legacy is in music games and licensing. When we were approached to help finish Tim’s project, it was a perfect match, having already used his songs in past games. It was also at the same time as we were exploring ways to support the mental health of our players and industry with our charity partner, Safe In Our World,” said Leo Zullo, Founder and Managing Director at Wired Productions. “To now see this definitive release of the game, with all music royalties supporting the Tim Bergling Foundation, is a perfect and fitting way to celebrate Tim’s music and legacy. I hope fans and genre players enjoy what the team have be able to do and help keep his legacy alive.”
The full track list for AVICII Invector includes:
Broken Arrows – M-22 Remix Can’t Catch Me Fade into Darkness Fades Away For a Better Day Friend of Mine Gonna Love Ya Heaven Hey Brother I Could Be The One Lay Me Down Levels Lonely Together Pure Grinding Sunset Jesus Talk To Myself The Nights – AVCII by AVCII Remix Tough Love True Believer Waiting for Love Wake Me Up What Would I Change it to Without You You be Love You Make Me
In addition, the Encore Edition includes the below two new song packs. These will be available for current players to purchase September 8th on all other platforms
Tim Song Pack Bad Reputation Freak Heart upon my sleeve Peace of mind SOS
Magma Song Pack Addicted to you My Feelings For You Seek Bromance Sunshine Trouble
AVICII Invector is available now for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One and releases as the Encore Edition on September 8th 2020 for Nintendo Switch and PS4 in physical retail for £24.99 / €29.99 / $29.99. Developed by Hello There Games and published by Wired Productions. AVICII Invector: Encore Edition is rated “T” for Teen by the ESRB.
About Wired Productions Wired Productions is an award-winning video games publisher based in Watford, UK. Wired has produced and published award-winning titles across all major platforms. Bringing games to market in both physical and digital media, notable launches to date include Those Who Remain, Deliver Us The Moon, Close to the Sun, GRIP: Combat Racing, Victor Vran: Overkill Edition, Max: The Curse of Brotherhood and The Town of Light.
For more information, or to join the Wired community, please visit: wired.gg | facebook.com/WiredPro | twitter.com/Wiredp | youtube.com/wiredproductionsltd | discord.gg/wiredp | instagram.com/wired_productions_games
About Hello There Games
Hello There Games is an independent game studio, founded in 2009 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Hello There, as the studio was called back then, quickly released a series of successful games for various clients, including global brands and Swedish organisations. A few years, awards and many various games later, Hello There had extended their partnerships into the entertainment business. Working with (the now late) superstar AVICII.
About The Tim Bergling Foundation
The Tim Bergling Foundation was created by Klas and Anki Bergling and their family after the death of their son Tim Bergling, also known as AVICII – one of the most acclaimed and beloved producers/performers/songwriters in modern music. Tim’s parents have endowed the foundation with a significant contribution from his estate and will direct proceeds from future AVICII projects and the recent release of the posthumous album, ”TIM” (2019) to the foundation.
The Tim Bergling Foundation will advocate for the recognition of suicide as a global health emergency and promote removing the stigma attached to the discussion of mental health issues. It will support science-based organizations that engage in research into the causes and prevention of suicide, particularly for young people.
Additionally, the foundation will support non-profits that address issues for which Tim had a passion, such as climate change, preservation of endangered species, global hunger, and more.
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