Aardman’s evergreen couch multiplayer classic, Home Sheep Home: Farmageddon Party Edition is set to launch on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation®4 & PlayStation®5 consoles 26th May 2023
London, UK, 27th April 2023 – UK-based indie publisher, Greenlight Games in partnership with Academy Award®-winning animation studio Aardman today announced that Shaun the Sheep-based multiplayer couch classic, Home Sheep Home: Farmageddon Party Edition, is set to leap onto Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®5 consoles on 26th May 2023.
Home Sheep Home: Farmageddon Party Edition will launch on the Microsoft Xbox Store and PlayStation Network at £8.99 / €10.99 / $10.99, pre-sale will also go live on 12th May 2023 offering a 20% discount on the listed price until launch.
Home Sheep Home: Farmageddon Party Edition contains all of the gameplay, features and modes from the much loved previous versions of the game, remastered for current generation consoles by Bristol-based developer Mobile Pie.
Multiplayer features enable co-op support for players to work together to solve challenges and help Shaun, Shirley and Timmy find their way back to the green grass of home. Their epic adventure will take them underground, through the streets of London and deep into space.
A suite of action-packed, movie-themed party games brings some extra-terrestrial chaos to the farm with a visit to the Farmageddon theme park. Family and friends can compete in a series of madcap fairground games hosted by a new character from the movie, an alien named Lu-La, who has crash-landed near Shaun’s home of Mossy Bottom Farm.
"We're so excited to be part of expanding the Home Sheep Home title to new platforms with Aardman & Mobile Pie." commented Dean Day CEO of Greenlight Games. "We hope that the community continues to support the title so that we can bring more content down the road for our players."
About Home Sheep Home: Farmageddon Party Edition
Let's Ewe This! - Overcome fiendishly challenging puzzles by working as a flock with multiplayer features that'll have players bleating at each other like overly excitable newly born lambs. Use each sheep’s unique abilities to solve challenges and shove, leap, squeeze and swim through underground tunnels, abandoned mineshafts - and even evade the guards at Buckingham Palace.
Multiplayer Baaa-tle - A suite of action-packed, Shaun the Sheep movie-themed party games bring some extra-terrestrial chaos to the farm with a visit to the Farmageddon theme park where you can compete with family and friends in a series of madcap fairground games hosted by Shaun’s new alien pal Lu-La, who has crash-landed near Mossy Bottom Farm.
Lovingly Lamb-made animation - Brought to you by award-winning animation studio Aardman the game features a beautiful hand-painted and traditionally animated art style, spectacular environments and endearing character animation.
About Greenlight Games
Greenlight Games is a multi-award-winning independent studio & publisher working on fun games - Greenlight Games brings a modern edge to publishing with various titles across all platforms, including physical distribution.
Aardman is an employee-owned company, based in Bristol (UK) and co-founded in 1976 by Peter Lord and David Sproxton. An independent, multi-Academy Award® and BAFTA® award-winning studio, it produces feature films, series, advertising, games and interactive entertainment. Current animated productions include the feature-length sequel Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget and a brand new Wallace & Gromit film for 2024.
Its productions are global in appeal, novel, entertaining, brilliantly characterised and full of charm reflecting the unique talent, energy and personal commitment of the Aardman team. The studio’s work – which includes the creation of much-loved characters including Wallace & Gromit, Shaun the Sheep, Timmy Time and Morph – is often imitated, and yet the company continues to lead the field producing a rare brand of visually stunning content for cinema, broadcasters, digital platforms and live experiences around the world. Recent celebrated projects include the Academy Award® and BAFTA® nominated short film Robin Robin, International Emmy® award-winning Shaun the Sheep: The Flight Before Christmas, BAFTA® nominated preschool series The Very Small Creatures and the brand new CGI comedy series for kids Lloyd of the Flies. The studio runs the Aardman Academy which has a commitment to nurturing talent by delivering excellence in film and animation training and mentoring. The Aardman Academy offers a variety of courses from intensive one-day workshops teaching production skills and storyboarding, to comprehensive twelve-week courses for professionals in craft-based subjects from model making to animation.
In November 2018 it became an Employee Owned Organisation, to ensure Aardman remains independent and to secure the creative legacy and culture of the company for many decades to come. www.aardman.com
About Shaun the Sheep
Shaun the Sheep, Aardman’s family favourite TV series, is recognised the world over for its slapstick humour, distinctive look and strong, quirky characters and enjoyed across multiple media platforms. First appearing in Nick Park’s 1995 Academy Award® winning Wallace & Gromit ‘A Close Shave’, Shaun then went on to star in his own series, created by Richard Starzak which launched on BBC One in 2007. Shaun the Sheep is currently broadcast in 170 territories around the world and is an internationally celebrated icon with over 5.6 million fans on Facebook. In 2015 the first Shaun the Sheep Movie with feature film partner Studiocanal was released around the world to critical acclaim and the first half hour TV special aired as part of many broadcaster’s festive season., The feature film sequel Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon was released in October 2019 and nominated for an Academy Award® and was closely followed by a sixth season of the series in 2020. A new festive special Shaun the Sheep: The Flight Before Christmas was released in December 2021.