Today the Saints Row IV box art was revealed ahead of it’s release for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC reveal and in usual Saints Row fashion it’s weird and very purple.
Initially set to be published by THQ after their unfortunate demise Deep Silver, the guys behind Dead Island: Riptide, bought the IP and plan to release the game on current gen consoles this year.
In Saints Row IV, the head honcho of the Saints has been elected to the Presidency of the United States. But the Saints are just getting started. Now the larger-than-life insanity of the Saints series gets a new twist with a catastrophic alien invasion, and the aliens have transported the Saints to a bizarro-Steelport simulation. Wield gargantuan superpowers and fight to free humanity from alien granddaddy Zinyak’s mental grasp. Escape the simulation that’s trapped the Saints crew, or die trying.
Saints Row IV is scheduled for release on August 23, 2013 in the UK for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC.