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The Magic of My Little Pony Returns in an All-New, Open-World Adventure Game

London — Outright Games, the leading publisher of family-friendly interactive entertainment, in collaboration with Hasbro, a leading toy and game company, has revealed the newest video game based on the iconic MY LITTLE PONY franchise with MY LITTLE PONY: A Zephyr Heights Mystery. The title follows Sunny, Izzy, Misty, Pipp, Zipp and Hitch on an open-world cooperative adventure set in the kingdom of Zephyr Heights, as they stop a strange magic from turning the world upside down. Developed by Drakhar Studio, MY LITTLE PONY: A Zephyr Heights Mystery is launching on 17 May for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC.

In this open-world mystery adventure, everypony can return to the kingdom of Equestria. Choosing from any one of the Mane Six, players will work together to tame an unstable magic which has sent the cloud city of Zephyr Heights out of control. Along the way, players can find more ways to have fun with replayable minigames like Pipp’s Photo Shoot, Hitch is on the Trail, and Sunny’s Smoothie Delivery. Special collectibles, photo opportunities and a closet full of accessories are also available for fans to customise their personal hooftastic style.

Bringing the magic of friendship to new heights, MY LITTLE PONY: A Zephyr Heights Mystery also includes the option of two-player co-op, to uncover the magical mystery with another special pony pal!

From its launch in 1983, MY LITTLE PONY has evolved from an iconic toy line into a worldwide entertainment universe. In September 2021, MY LITTLE PONY: A NEW GENERATION launched on Netflix and introduced a new generation of ponies to a new generation of kids. The movie kick-started a new era for the brand, with a focus on inspiring today’s kids to explore, express and celebrate what makes them unique. MY LITTLE PONY celebrated 40 years of heritage in 2023, solidifying its status as a multi-generational brand with a global and timeless appeal among pony-loving fans.  Following the successful release of MY LITTLE PONY: A Maretime Bay Adventure in 2022, MY LITTLE PONY: A Zephyr Heights Mystery invites fans to return to Equestria and explore a whole new story of magic and excitement.

“MY LITTLE PONY has a timeless impact across generations and through our longstanding relationship with Hasbro, we plan to continue the legacy of MY LITTLE PONY for years to come,” said Stephanie Malham, COO of Outright Games. “With the upcoming launch of MY LITTLE PONY: A Zephyr Heights Mystery, we are committed to promoting the values of self-expression, magic and friendship that MY LITTLE PONY is best known for. With the addition of co-op, a brand-new storyline and exciting gameplay, we are sure fans of all ages will be thrilled to once again experience the magical world of MY LITTLE PONY!”

“Outright Games has a long history of bringing high quality, family-focused games to market and understands the lore, longevity, and magic behind MY LITTLE PONY,” said Eugene Evans, SVP Digital Strategy and Licensing at Wizards of the Coast and Hasbro. “Growing our digital games portfolio through licensing and development remains a key strategy for us. We are committed to bringing our beloved brands to life for players in new and imaginative ways by working with creative partners from all over the world.”

MY LITTLE PONY: A Zephyr Heights Mystery is available 17 May on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC.

About Outright Games
Outright Games is a global video games publisher with a focus on bringing quality family entertainment to a worldwide audience. Founded in 2016, Outright Games has established its place in the market delivering engaging interactive games of beloved entertainment licences globally. Outright Games brings stories and characters to life with titles including favourites such as Peppa Pig: World Adventures with Hasbro, DC’s Justice League: Cosmic Chaos with Warner, Star Trek Prodigy: Supernova and Paw Patrol: Grand Prix with Nickelodeon, and DreamWorks Dragons: Legends of The Nine Realms with NBC Universal. With an Outright Games title there will be fun for all the family to enjoy. For more information please visit: www.outrightgames.com

About Hasbro
Hasbro is a leading toy and game company whose mission is to entertain and connect generations of fans through the wonder of storytelling and exhilaration of play. Hasbro delivers engaging brand experiences for global audiences through toys, consumer products, gaming and entertainment, with a portfolio of iconic brands including MAGIC: THE GATHERING, DUNGEONS & DRAGONS, Hasbro Gaming, NERF, TRANSFORMERS, PLAY-DOH and PEPPA PIG, as well as premier partner brands.

Hasbro is guided by our Purpose to create joy and community for all people around the world, one game, one toy, one story at a time. For more than a decade, Hasbro has been consistently recognized for its corporate citizenship, including being named one of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens by 3BL Media, one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute and one of the 50 Most Community-Minded Companies in the U.S. by the Civic 50. For more information, visit https://corporate.hasbro.com.

About MY LITTLE PONY
Since launching in 1983, MY LITTLE PONY has catapulted from an iconic toy into a worldwide entertainment universe with multiple verticals including toys, games, licensed consumer products, publishing, music, a thriving YouTube channel, digital gaming, live experiences and much more. In September 2021, MY LITTLE PONY: A NEW GENERATION launched on Netflix and introduced the next generation of ponies to a new generation of kids. The feature-length film became the #1 kids property upon launch and was awarded the Common Sense Media Seal for Families. This success continued in 2022 with the launch of two new series: MY LITTLE PONY: TELL YOUR TALE, an award-winning, comedic 2D animated series on YouTube, and MY LITTLE PONY: MAKE YOUR MARK, a dazzling 3D animated series on Netflix whose inaugural special debuted on the “Kids Top 10 List”. These new projects announced a new era for the brand, with a renewed focus on inspiring viewers to explore, express and celebrate what makes them unique. Kids can see themselves reflected in this new generation of ponies, whose diverse interests and storylines match their own. With an array of fresh, expanded touchpoints that span new music, a podcast, fashion and interactive experiences amongst other categories, children can engage with their beloved pony characters.

About Drakhar Studio
Drakhar Studio is a video game development studio for both mobile devices and Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo consoles. Founded in 2011 in Spain, Drakhar Studio started with small games for Android and Apple until in 2016 it launched its first game for consoles: Ginger Beyond The Crystal. Since then, Drakhar Studio has specialised in the development of video games for publishers and film and animation producers, standing out for its high level of quality, fun mechanics and special care in the artistic aspect. For more information, please visit : www.drakharstudio.com

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