Distracted and unpleasant disputes continue between the developers of Ukrainian studio Frogwear and French publisher Nekon. sport Drowned city, Which is the subject of controversy, returned to Steam, But the author advises players not to buy it. In order, they claim that they are not the authors of the version that appeared on Steam on Friday, with Provizo stating that they will share more details soon.
Frogwars is listed directly in the Steam profile, and the release date is February 26, 2021, although the game was originally released in June 2019 and coincidentally received an upgraded PS5 version last week. The title is now sold on Steam with a 60% discount for only 16 Euros. Paradoxically, a warning from the Frogwars appeared directly in the game’s community center in the news section, before it was removed.
With check but without dlc
Of course, the official website of the developers does not subscribe to the version on Steam, and the team, on the other hand, is behind the version available on the portal Gamesplanet. However, this does not include the check, while the Steam version does. The title normally sells on Gamesplanet for less than $ 50. He is now on a 15 percent discount for less than $ 43.
Players on Steam claim that the publisher’s version is outdated, with no achievements, does not offer DLC and cloud storage. Naikan faced a lot of criticism here. Fans loyal to Frogwares attacked the publisher, saying that there is no one to buy the game and that the developers certainly won’t get a share of the sale. Most of them state that they do not evaluate the game.
The title was marked by a series of conflicts between Frogwar and Naikan. City drowns in steam for the first time Disappeared in august As with other platforms last year. Both sides later Blamed on From noncompliance with contracts and fraud. Nakan launched the game on various platforms for digital distribution in January, but the court battle continues. However, the Paris court had given the initial verdict to signal Frogwares does not violate the terms of its contract with Nacon and should avoid further actions affecting the contract until the dispute is resolved.
It was on the basis of this measure that the publisher opened the door to Sinking City for distribution on certain platforms. Even before the Nakan version was released, the Frogwars tried to release their version on Steam in January. However, it was only available for a short time and was soon removed from sale.
According to him, the French company also tried to appropriate the brand rights to the Ukrainian studio.
For a change, the developers have accused the publishers of starting the development money and commissions of one million euros. According to him, the French company also tried to appropriate the brand rights to the Ukrainian studio. Both parties, of course, declare that the law is in their favor and suffer.
The media has been trying to get a more comprehensive statement from Frogwares and Nacon since Saturday, but so far has been in vain. Distribution channels selling sports are also indirectly involved in this controversy. In this case, especially Valve and their Steam which, according to the developers, sell unauthorized versions.