Taiwanese horror game ‘Devotion’ returns after Chinese controversy


After it was drawn by Steam and GOG, the Taiwanese horror game Devotion is back on sale. Developer Red Candle Games has launched its own store with Devotion and his first game, Detention, both available in DRM-free formats, The edge reported.

The game was not available for purchase after it was bombed on Steam, following reports that it contained an image mocking Chinese President Xi Jinping with controversy. Winnie the Pooh even. Red Candle Games apologized for the incident, saying they never planned for the image to appear in the final version. However, the Chinese authorities revoked its partner’s commercial license in China and Red Candle pulled the game from Steam just a week after launch.

Devotion was scheduled to appear on GOG last December, but owner CD Projekt Red decided do not list it “after receiving numerous messages from players.” Red Candle vowed to keep trying to make the game available, and How finally did it. “We hope to provide a direct and easy purchasing channel for players interested in our games,” the company tweeted.

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