The lights are on
Signal Studios, the developer behind Xbox Live Arcade titles Toy Soldiers and its sequel Toy Soldiers: Cold War, have purchased the rights to the games and the Toy Soldiers IP, giving them complete control.
The first order of business after acquiring the rights to its games has been to launch Toy Soldiers: Complete on PC. You can currently grab Toy Soldiers: Complete on Steam in early access form for $9.99. Complete bundles Toy Soldiers, Toy Soldier: Cold War, and the DLC released for the games including Kaiser’s Battle, Invasion, Napalm, and Evil Empire. Complete also allows Toy Soldiers and Cold War players to compete in multiplayer, and adds content and weapons from the second game into the first. The original Toy Soldiers also released on Steam as a standalone game in 2012.
As far as the future of Toy Soldiers goes, Signal Studios appears to have plans for more installments. Signal Studios' president and creative director DR Albright III says in a press release revealing the announcement, "We’re finally able and very eager to start development on the future of the Toy Soldiers franchise."
For more on Signal Studios, check out our preview of Sleeping Prince, an upcoming free-to-play mobile game from the developer.
[Source: Signal Studios]
Our TakeThis is good news for fans of the game, and those interested in the game who weren't Xbox 360 owners. With Signal Studios fully in charge of the franchise, there is a good chance we'll see future (and maybe previous) Toy Soldiers games come to other platforms, like PlayStation 3 and 4.
Email the author Kyle Hilliard, or follow on Twitter, Google+, Facebook, and Game Informer.