Manga Productions partners with Microids to publish "Smurfs Kart" video game
Riyadh, August 17, 2023, In a groundbreaking development, Manga Productions, a prominent subsidiary of the esteemed Mohamed bin Salman Foundation (MiSK), has recently inked a momentous publishing agreement with Microids. This collaboration aims to bring forth the highly anticipated "Smurfs Kart" video game, which draws inspiration from the beloved and iconic "The Smurfs" franchise. In an exciting development, Manga Productions has secured an exclusive collaboration that bestows upon them the complete rights to publish and distribute the highly anticipated Smurf Karts in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This strategic partnership is set to bring forth a wave of excitement and entertainment for fans across the region. Manga Productions, a prominent entertainment company, has announced its plans to offer localized content aimed at enriching the overall experience for audiences in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This strategic move not only aims to captivate the MENA audience but also seeks to create opportunities for Saudi talents to actively participate and contribute in diverse fields. Mark your calendars, gamers, because a thrilling new racing experience is about to hit the gaming world. Get ready to rev your engines and join the beloved Smurfs in their high-octane adventure, as Smurfs Kart is set to make its grand debut on August 22. This highly anticipated game will be available for players across multiple platforms, including PlayStation 4 and 5, as well as Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One. So, gear up and prepare for an exhilarating ride with your favorite blue friends.
Smurf Karts offers players an immersive racing experience complete with breathtaking graphics and a vibrant environment. In this thrilling game, players are presented with a wide array of items and tools that serve as valuable assets in their quest for victory during exhilarating races. Whether one prefers to embark on this adventure solo, engage in fierce competition, or collaborate with a team of up to four players, the game caters to all play styles. In an exciting development for franchise enthusiasts, an exclusive "Turbo" edition is set to hit the market. This special edition will cater to the fans' desires, offering a range of enticing items such as Papa Smurf's meticulously embroidered badge and a collection of vibrant stickers. In this thrilling racing game, players are granted the exciting opportunity to embody their beloved Smurf characters, each boasting a distinctive set of abilities and skills. With a wide array of options at their disposal, players can handpick their preferred racing car to partake in adrenaline-fueled competitions across 12 diverse tracks that span the enchanting realm of the Smurfs. From the idyllic village and lush forest to the formidable dam, treacherous swamps, and even the notorious Gargamel's house, the racing experience promises to be nothing short of exhilarating.
In an exciting development, Dr. Essam Bukhary, the esteemed CEO of Manga Productions, expressed his unwavering optimism as he discussed the highly anticipated collaboration with Microids. With great enthusiasm, he announced the forthcoming release of an extraordinary game that will be centered around the cherished franchise, The Smurfs. This partnership is set to elevate the existing relationship between the two entities, leaving fans and enthusiasts eagerly awaiting the remarkable outcome. The MENA region has consistently demonstrated a strong affinity for intellectual property (IP), particularly one that has garnered a devoted following across generations. Manga Productions, a prominent entity in this domain, is determined to make a substantial mark in the gaming industry in the Arab world. Their objective is to not only amplify the presence of gaming content through the talents of Saudi Arabia but also to broaden the localization of such content. In an exciting development, Microids CEO Stéphane Longeard and strategic partnership chief Yves Bléhaut have officially announced their latest publishing collaboration. The esteemed gaming company is set to join forces with Manga Productions in the highly anticipated project, Smurfs Kart. The alignment of our values and goals with their unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional content that captivates fans across the globe is truly remarkable. In an exciting development, the team behind Smurfs Kart has expressed their anticipation for expanding their reach to audiences in the MENA region. This expansion will be made possible through a collaboration with Manga Productions, a renowned production company. With high hopes and aspirations, both parties are aiming to achieve remarkable success by delivering unparalleled and distinctive experiences to all. In a fortuitous alignment of events, the formation of this partnership comes hand in hand with the commemoration of the illustrious 65-year journey of the Smurfs. These beloved fictional characters first graced the world stage in 1958, courtesy of the visionary Belgian artist and producer Pierre Culliford. In 1981, the highly acclaimed animated television series "The Smurfs" made its debut, captivating audiences worldwide. With an impressive total of 272 episodes, this beloved show has been translated into an astonishing 30 different languages, further solidifying its status as a global phenomenon. Notably, the series has played a significant role in boosting the popularity of The Smurfs franchise, both on a global scale and within the Arab region.