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Thief Next Gen Game Gets Companion App

By John Gaudiosi (gamerlive.tv) - Wed, Feb 12, 2014

Square Enix and Eidos Montreal, the award-winning studio behind the critically acclaimed Deus Ex: Human Revolution, will release a Thief companion app on February 25, 2014 for Android devices. The companion app will enable fans to gain additional insight into the Thief universe and offer a second-screen experience to fully engage with the PC and console game upon release.

The free lite version of the app will be available now and include Thief news as it happens, access to all the latest trailers, artwork, exclusive screenshots and in-depth character bios and further details of the game’s story. The full version of the app, priced at $2.99, will be available when the game launches and is packed with additional functionality and content including:

Direct Link to the main game to track your in-game stats and stolen loot
Official Wiki created in partnership with IGN
Official interactive digital maps created by Prima
Issues #1 and #2 of the Official Thief digital comics created by Dark Horse Comics
Exclusive never before seen art and background content direct from the development team
Access to official Thief merchandise

Square Enix is also offering a pre-order incentive in partnership exclusively with GameStop, which will include the full version of the app for free, as well as:

The official soundtrack composed by Luc St Pierre performed by the Prague philharmonic orchestra worth $9.99
The in-game Bank Heist mission announced previously worth $4.99.
In the reboot of the Thief franchise, gamers will take control of Garrett the Master Thief, who is entangled in the growing layers of conflict between Baron Northcrest and the oppressed masses led by Orion, the voice of the people. In a city on the brink of revolution, Garrett’s skills are all he can trust as he walks the fine line between politics and the people.


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