Investigation Discovery, the #1 true crime network in the US and owned by Discovery, Inc., has partnered with global production and video game publisher Klabater on their upcoming game This is the Zodiac Speaking. The game will launch globally September 24, 2020 on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC.
The collaboration expands on the previous partnership between Discovery Channel and Klabater which initially pertained to the IP Moonshiners. This is the Zodiac Speaking will receive mutual global social media and on-air support, and official merchandising.
“We are thrilled to partner with Klabater on This is the Zodiac Speaking to provide true crime fans around the world with the opportunity to dive deeper into their interest with thrilling true crime gameplay.” said Matt Bonaccorso, Director, Global Video Games at Discovery, Inc. “This expanded partnership allows us to serve passionate true crime consumers who look to ID for best-in-class television content, with a new way to learn about the Zodiac case and put their own detective skills to the test.”
“We are very excited to welcome ID on board! This is the Zodiac Speaking is a great companion property to add to their amazing portfolio of true crime and justice shows,” said Michal Gembicki, Joint-CEO in Klabater. “This continued collaboration is great news for the players worldwide as game developers will be able to leverage Investigation Discovery’s vast and high-quality knowledge of true crime stories to make the game more credible. Not to mention that the game will receive massive visibility that only an industry-leading network like Investigation Discovery can bring.”