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Shoppe Keep 2 Release Date Announced via Reveal Trailer

p>BANBURY, Oxfordshire - Jan. 11, 2018 - Shoppe Keep 2, the much-anticipated sequel to the 2015 original, will launch in Early Access for PC on April 26, 2018.

The new game will expand upon the unique concept and gameplay of the original Shoppe Keep. Players will be tasked with running and growing their own fantasy store, selling armor, weapons, and potions to adventurers and NPCs - but this time, they won't be alone.

Shoppe Keep 2 introduces online multiplayer mode, which will see players teaming up with friends in order to run a store together. Shoppe Keep 2 also features a diverse open world for players to explore, full of dangerous creatures to hunt and rare loot to find - all of which feed into the titular Shoppe Keeping. Take on a venomous spider and sell its poison, or hunt for special loot that will make quite the profit.

With players themselves adventuring this time around, they will also need to supply themselves with armor, weapons and potions - which is why every single item that can be sold to customers can also be equipped or used by the player character.

To keep up to date with everything Shoppe Keep 2, players can add the game to their Steam wishlists.

Rewards and Closed Alpha

As a special bonus, players of the original Shoppe Keep will be rewarded with an exclusive in-game cosmetic item for Shoppe Keep 2.

A major focus for Shoppe Keep 2 is making the game as welcoming as possible to players new and old, which means that we are looking for players to participate in a closed alpha. Those who wish to sign up should head here.

About Strangefire

Headed by Arvydas Zemaitis, this growing Lithuanian development house has enjoyed great success with its first product - Shoppe Keep.

The team are currently adding the final touches to Shoppe Keep for Xbox One, and gearing up for the April 26, 2018 Early Access launch of Shoppe Keep 2.

About Excalibur Games

Excalibur Games is the publishing arm of parent company Contact Sales Ltd, which was founded in 1997.

Excalibur Games has moved forward to release its own original products, in addition to widely recognized licensed titles: European Ship Simulator, World Ship Simulator, Better Late Than DEAD, and Counter Terrorism Unit, which have all been published digitally on Steam and physically for retailers.

Excalibur has worldwide MicrosoftTM Xbox One, SonyTM Playstation 4, and NintendoTM Switch publisher status. Circuit Breakers and the original Shoppe Keep have both recently seen their console debuts.

Excalibur will also continue to license high-end simulation franchises such as Euro Truck Simulator and American Truck Simulator, from highly acclaimed developer SCS Software.

All Links 

Shoppe Keep 2 on Steam 

Shoppe Keep 2 Reveal Trailer

Shoppe Keep 2 Closed Alpha Sign-Up 

Shoppe Keep Twitter

Shoppe Keep Facebook

Media Note: 

In order to request a press copy of Shoppe Keep 2, please do so via Keymailer or directly email bailey@mmpr.com  and ask for a code.

 

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