South Park: The Stick of Truth Release Date and Grand Wizard Edition Announced

25 Sep 2013

Ubisoft has just sent out a press release finally announcing the release dates for Obsidian Entertainment's South Park: The Stick of Truth, which sees South Park masterminds Matt Stone and Trey Parker at the helm.

The game is planned to come out on December 10 in the US and on December 13 in Europe (at least on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, given there's still no release date for the PC version), with a Grand Wizard Edition that includes a Cartman statuette, a South Park map and some in-game bonuses.

Let's start with the new "Destiny" trailer:



And without further ado, here's the full press release:
UBISOFT ANNOUNCES SOUTH PARK: THE STICK OF TRUTH RELEASE DATE

Grand Wizard Edition and “Destiny” trailer also revealed


London, UK - 25 September 2013 - Today, Ubisoft®, South Park Digital Studios and Obsidian Entertainment announced South Park: The Stick of Truth, will be available in the UK on the 13th of December for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. The Windows PC release date will be shared at a later time.

Fans can check out the latest action in South Park: The Stick of Truth by watching the new “Destiny” trailer, released today. In the trailer, the New Kid steps forth and fulfils his…destiny.

About South Park: The Stick of Truth
Arm yourself with weapons of legend to defeat underpants gnomes, hippies and other forces of evil. Discover the lost Stick of Truth and earn your place at the side of Stan, Kyle, Cartman and Kenny as their new friend. Succeed, and you shall be South Park’s saviour, cementing your social status in South Park Elementary. Fail, and you will forever be known as a loser.

In addition, the South Park: The Stick of Truth Grand Wizard Edition, a must-have for any self-respecting South Park fan, will also be available on the 13th of December and features a trove of mystical items from the deepest reaches of South Park to aid you in your quest to acquire the Stick of Truth and rid the realm of evil.

The Grand Wizard Edition will be available in the UK at www.amazon.co.uk and via the Uplay shop and includes:

· South Park: The Stick of Truth Game
The full game on Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3.

· Grand Wizard Kidrobot® Cartman Figure
Own the Grand Wizard Cartman and his stick of authority with this six-inch replica figure from Kidrobot®. The Grand Wizard Cartman figure is not available in stores and can only be found in the Grand Wizard Edition.

· Kingdom of South Park Map
The entire town of South Park has been mapped for the first time in South Park history.

· The Stick of Truth Ultimate Fellowship Pack
Unlock the ultimate fellowship with the one pack to rule them all! Choose your class and pick your perk with four exclusive Stick of Truth costumes that come equipped with special abilities. Suit up as the Necromancer Sorcerer to increase your fire damage, earn extra gold by equipping the Rogue Assassin outfit, deal extra weapon damage with the Ranger Elf costume, or raise your defence with the Holy Defender outfit. The choice is yours, New Kid.
Update: The North American press release Kotaku received doesn't mention any delay for the PC platform.