After discovering success on PC, 2D pony fighter Them’s Fightin’ Herds is making its solution to consoles this fall.
If the sport reminds you of My Little Pony, it ought to. Them’s Fightin’ Herds is a non secular successor to Preventing is Magic, an unlicensed combating recreation based mostly on the favored My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic sequence created by followers of the present (who appropriately name themselves Mane6). Earlier than that recreation might formally launch, a giant “stop and desist” from Hasbro compelled Mane6 to transform the thought into an unique title. Nonetheless, Lauren Faust, the mastermind of Friendship Is Magic, admired the undertaking and lent her creative abilities to design Them’s Fightin’ Herds’ colourful solid of four-legged combatants.
Them’s Fightin’ Herds sports activities a streamlined 4-button combating system full with combos (and juggle decay), a magic system, and tremendous assaults. Gamers can duke it out in native and on-line versus modes, and an episodic story mode modeled as a traditional top-down RPG options facet quests and boss fights. The expertise additionally boasts cross-platform matchmaking, rollback netcode, a replay system to rewatch matches, and a dynamic soundtrack that adjustments based mostly on the characters. The sport has been positively obtained since launching on Steam in 2020 and has amassed a devoted following, with organized tournaments going down at occasions comparable to Evo.
The console reveal information additionally comes alongside the announcement of a Season 1 Move that introduces 4 new fighters, extra phases, and cosmetics. This cross might be bought individually and is included in a $39.99 Deluxe Version of the sport. In any other case, the bottom recreation runs for $19.99.
Them’s Fightin’ Herds will likely be obtainable on PlayStation 5, Xbox Sequence X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Change at an undisclosed date. Bodily variations of the Deluxe Version are within the works by Most Video games Retailer, set to launch throughout the similar timeframe. You possibly can pre-order a replica right here.