Inti Creates announced Grim Guardians: Demon Purge has been renamed to Gal Guardians: Demon Purge in English-speaking countries. The name change is a direct response to a formal complaint filed by the owners of the trademark “Grimguard.”
According to Inti Creates, the name change is rolling out in the coming weeks across all major platforms. The affected countries include the U.S., European Union, United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand. Gal Guardians: Demon Purge may be temporarily unavailable in certain storefronts and regions while the change is being made.
Grim Guardians: Demon Purge is available now for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam.
The full press release by Inti Creates is available below:
Inti Creates has announced that the title of their recently released 2D action platformer, Grim Guardians: Demon Purge, will change its English title to “Gal Guardians: Demon Purge.” The change will be rolling out across all platforms in the coming weeks, including the Nintendo eShop, Microsoft Store on Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation Store on PlayStation 4 and 5, and Steam.
This change comes after Inti Creates received a complaint regarding the title of Grim Guardians: Demon Purge from the owners of the trademark “Grimguard” registered in the countries listed below.
Affected countries: United States, European Union, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand
In response to this complaint, the title of the game will be changed to “Gal Guardians: Demon Purge” in the listed countries, as well as other English-speaking regions.
Inti Creates is currently taking steps to change the title on all storefronts. Due to this, Gal Guardians: Demon Purge may be temporarily unavailable for purchase in some regions while undergoing this change. Inti Creates offers sincere apologies to any customers who are affected as they strive to complete the name change as soon as possible and restore the game to sale across all platforms and regions.
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