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Developer Steel City Interactive celebrates with footage of Muhammad Ali, who is a fully playable character in Early Access

Sheffield, UK. Tuesday, January 31st, 2023 – Today, Steel City Interactive (SCI) celebrates the Early Access release of Undisputed. The first major boxing title in a decade is now available in Early Access (Steam) and will release on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S at a later date.
What could possibly be a better asset to celebrate this launch than footage of boxing legend Muhammad Ali?
Here is the G.O.A.T fighting Joe Frazier in Undisputedhttps://youtu.be/Hjy58QHb-IQ
For the Early Access launch, Undisputed will feature a roster of over 50 playable characters including Muhammad Ali, Tyson Fury, Canelo Alvarez, Deontay Wilder, Katie Taylor and a fully-fledged women’s division - across 6 unique fight locations, including a large arena, and Coldwell’s gym. Players will be able to fight in local and online multiplayer, in single player against the AI and in a Prize Fight Mode.
Alongside bug fixes and quality of life improvements, the planned Early Access roadmap includes additional features and content such as Career Mode, Fighter Creation tools, licensed boxers and match venues. SCI look forward to updating the community as and when they have news.
To ensure true authenticity of Undisputed, Sheffield-based developer Steel City Interactive is partnering with all the heavy-weight brands in boxing, including the World Boxing Council, the British Boxing Board of Control, Empire and many more.
Key Features:

  • Revolutionary footwork mechanics, including a Loose Movement modifier to help players move around the ring with ease.
  • More than 60 individual punches. Players can punch from multiple angles, feint to set up a trap and counter.
  • All the tools needed to be a defensive wizard. Players can slip punches, weave, dodge and block.
  • Physics-driven interactions – punches can sometimes go around or even through the guard.
  • Up close and personal inside fighting like never before.

Players wanting to step into the ring can do so by signing up for the Early Access via the Undisputed Steam page:
​For more information about Undisputed, please visit press.plaion.com or https://playundisputed.com/
Title: Undisputed
Platform: PC (Steam), PlayStation 5*, Xbox Series X|S* 
Genre: Sports/Boxing Simulation
Developer: Steel City Interactive
Players: 1-2 local / 1-2 network
Co-Publisher: PLAION
Release Date: PC: Steam Early Access launch January 31st, 2023
*Console Release dates: to be announced
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About Steel City Interactive
Sheffield-based Steel City Interactive (SCI) was founded in 2020 by Ash Habib, along with his brothers Asif and Asad. Formed around the idea of creating the first major, new boxing game in over a decade. The rapidly growing studio now employs 34 people and has partnerships with the world of boxing’s leading companies including the WBC, Ring Magazine, CompuBox, BoxRec and many other prestigious boxing organisations. During development SCI has created innovative, proprietary technology to bring the world of boxing to life like never before.
PLAION is a leading independent developer and producer of games and entertainment products, with nine development studios and five publishing units based all over the world. Founded in 1994 as Koch Media, PLAION offers a unique breadth of services and solutions, dynamically growing its business to push ourselves and our partners to the forefront in all the segments we operate in.

PLAION runs a multi-label strategy, with fully owned publishing units, such as Deep Silver, Prime Matter, Milestone, Vertigo Games and Ravenscourt, publishing games for consoles, PC and VR platforms across all physical and digital channels.

Additionally - as a global publishing partner - PLAION has formed long-term multinational publishing collaborations with numerous game publishers including Activision Blizzard, Bethesda, Capcom, Focus Multimedia, Giants Software, Koei Tecmo, Paradox, Sega, SNK, Square Enix, Techland, THQ Nordic, Tripwire, Warner Bros and many others.

With its parent company in Höfen, Austria - and the HQ in Munich, Germany - PLAION owns local publishing companies in Germany, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Sweden, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Australia, the United States as well as Japan and Hong Kong.

PLAION owns nine game development studios: Deep Silver Dambuster Studios (Nottingham, UK), Fishlabs (Hamburg, DE), Warhorse Studios (Prague, CZ), Milestone (Milan, IT), Voxler (Paris, FR) , DigixArt (Montpellier, FR), Flying Wild Hog (Warsaw, Kraków, Rzeszów, PL), Free Radical Design (Nottingham, UK) and Vertigo Games (Rotterdam, Amsterdam, NL). Additionally, PLAION collaborates with numerous independent development studios around the world.

Part of PLAION is also PLAION PICTURES, a leading independent film distributor in Europe with a library of more than 1.400 titles. Further business operations include Sola Media, a sales agency and production company for family entertainment, Spotfilm Networx, a multi-channel streaming network, and a sub-label dedicated to Japanese animation.

PLAION also owns the leading video game merchandise company DPI Merchandising (Denver, Roseburg, USA and Munich, DE) and a Quality Assurance Facility in Olomouc, CZ.

PLAION is an Embracer Group company.