Last year, the horror game Devotion was removed from Steam after it was discovered that a piece of art in the game appeared to mock Chinese president Xi Jinping. As the game was developed by the Taiwanese developer Red Candle Games, this drew significant controversy, with the game eventually getting pulled from Steam in all regions–despite the outrage primarily occurring in mainland China. Now, it is finally returning via GOG for anyone who didn’t have the chance to play it before.
Hello friends, we want to share with you– Red Candle will publish #還願Devotion on Dec 18 on GOG.https://t.co/dlC6qzBiHx
The content and the price of the re-release remains the same, for $16.99 / €13.99
Thank you for your trust and support. We wish you a happy end of the year pic.twitter.com/peVPd7cyVo
— redcandlegames (@redcandlegames) December 16, 2020
In a post on Twitter, Red Candle Games shared that Devotion would release through GOG on December 18 for $17, which is what the game initially went for on Steam. Red Candle didn’t make mention of a Steam version if it ever does plan to have the game to return to that platform.
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