Two months ago, Studio MDHR announced a physical retail edition of their hit song Cuphead. The charming trailer features physical puppets of Cuphead and his friends on the high seas searching for sunken treasure. What they find is news about a physical and collector’s edition of Cuphead. The cute trailer only lasts about a minute, but the sets and puppet designs are intricate, making you wonder how much work went into making the trailer.
Today the studio released a behind-the-scenes look at how its retail partner iam8bit created the sets and puppets featured in this trailer. You can watch the team building and shoot it in the video below.
“A physical edition of Cuphead is something we’ve been excited about for a very long time,” said Studio MDHR director Maja Moldenhauer in a press release. “A lot of the nostalgia that fueled Cuphead’s design revolves around the wonderful, tactile experience of taking the game you love off the shelf, opening the case, and stepping into a new challenge or a big one.” to rush adventure. There’s nothing quite like it, and we couldn’t be more excited about the teams at iam8bit and Skybound, who have helped us bring Cuphead into the hands of players with the same care and craftsmanship that underpins the game itself, in a year of excitement Here at Studio MDHR, I really can’t think of a better way to round things off than with this release.”
If you missed the final product, you can check out the resulting trailer below.
The physical edition, which will retail for $40, includes the base game in a case, the 2022 expansion, The Delicious Last Course, six collectible Cuphead funnies, a Cuphead Club membership card and exclusive interior art by StudioMDHR. The Collector’s Edition retails for $200 and includes the physical standard edition, a handcrafted Cuphead puppet, a hand-cranked music box, an O-Case for play cases, and more.
The physical edition of Cuphead is available from retailers worldwide and starting today the iam8bit store. The Collector’s Edition is now available for pre-order exclusively from iam8bit, with a shipping window of Q1 2023. Cuphead originally launched on Xbox and PC in 2017, before releasing on Switch in 2019 and PlayStation in 2020. Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course launched on all platforms this June.
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