Microids have announced they have signed a deal with ViacomCBS Consumer Products to develop three video game titles centered around the long running animated feline Garfield.
Al;ain Milly, Editorial Director for Microids, said in a press release:
“We are thrilled by this new agreement with ViacomCBS Consumer Products!. Garfield is a well-known and family-friendly IP fitting perfectly our portfolio made of popular franchises for all ages. Following successful collaborations on Garfield: Wild Ride and Garfield Kart Furious Racing, we are incredibly honored to work with ViacomCBS Consumer Products on three new games”.
Garfield has has a long history with video dating all the way back in 1984 where it had an unreleased game on the Atari 2600. The first officially released Garfield video game was Garfield, Eat Your Words on the Apple II computer system in 1985. Since then it has had several video games with his most recent standalone game being Garfield Kart – Furious Racing in 2019. This past October, Garfield was added as a playable character in Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl.