Sony hardware will get copious amounts of pixelated ultra-violence this spring.
Publisher Devolver Digital announced today that it will release the 2D murder simulator Hotline Miami from developer Dennaton Games on Sony’s PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita systems. The game is currently only available on PC. The PS3 and Vita versions debut this spring.
“Our team have been fans of Hotline Miami from the very start, and we are absolutely thrilled to have such a brilliant game launch on the PlayStation platform,” Sony senior business development manager Shahid Ahmad said in a statement. “The intense visuals and pulsing soundtrack are perfectly suited for PS3 and PS Vita, and we can’t wait for PlayStation fans to see what Hotline Miami is all about.”
Dutch developer Abstraction Games will handle the porting responsibilities for Hotline Miami. The title is also part of Sony’s Cross-Buy initiative, which means gamers can buy it just once for the PS3 and get the Vita version for free.
“The Devolver Digital team is hyped to see Hotline Miami hit PS3 and PS Vita,” Devolver Digital chief financial officer Fork Parker said. “However, this cross-buy thing might prohibit me from achieving my long-standing dream of wearing a gold plated PS Vita around my neck. Total bummer.”