The Sinking City, the Lovecraftian, open-world detective sport caught up in a dispute between its developer and writer, is now available for Xbox Series X. Frogwares, the studio behind the work, is that this model’s sole writer, the studio stated in a information launch.

The up to date model of the sport options improved graphics, shorter loading instances, new quests, and 60 frames per second efficiency. It’s listed for $49.99, and has three premium add-ons starting from $4.99 to $12.99. The identical merchandise have been available on the PlayStation Store, with Frogwares because the writer, since Feb. 21.

The Sinking City has been listed and de-listed with numerous marketplaces going again to August 2020, whereas Frogwares and Nacon have fought in French courts over the publishing settlement for the 2019 sport.

Frogwares claims Nacon was solely the sport’s distributor for sure platforms, and that it owes a number of hundred thousand {dollars} in unpaid royalties. The studio eliminated the sport from most on-line storefronts in response, however a ruling against Frogwares, from a French courtroom in October, appeared to clear the best way for Nacon to place it again on the Microsoft Store, PlayStation Store, and Steam.

In early March, Frogwares acquired the Nacon-published sport faraway from Steam with a DMCA takedown demand, calling it a hacked and pirated copy of the model Frogwares made for the Nintendo Switch. The Xbox One version of The Sinking City remains to be available on the Microsoft Store, and Bigben Interactive (Nacon’s identify till 2020) is listed because the writer.

A information launch from Frogwares stated the “legal issues” with the sport means the studio can not supply a free improve to newer consoles to those that personal the Xbox One model. The identical holds true for PS5 house owners with the PS4 model. The newer video games’ $49.99 costs match the MSRP for Nacon’s last-generation titles.