South Park: The Fractured But Whole

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South Park:
The Fractured But Whole
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Original title South Park:
The Fractured but Whole
Studio United StatesUnited StatesUbisoft San Francisco South Park Digital Studios
United StatesUnited States
Publisher FranceFrance Ubisoft
Senior Developer Ken Strickland, Chris Brion, Jason Schroeder, Trey Parker
Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4: October 17, 2017 Nintendo Switch: April 24, 2018

platform Microsoft Windows , Xbox One , PlayStation 4 , Nintendo Switch
Game engine Snowdrop
genre role playing game
Subject South Park , superheroes
Game mode Single player
system advantages
medium Blu-ray Disc , download
language German
copy protection Denuvo , Uplay
Age rating
USK approved from 16
PEGI from 18
information German version uncut.

South Park: The Fractured But Whole is a computer role-playing game that wasdeveloped and publishedby Ubisoft in collaboration with South Park Digital Studios. It is the sequel to South Park: The Stick of Truth and is based on the American adult series South Park . Like the series, it was written by Trey Parker and Matt Stone .


The fractured ordeal takes place chronologically after the plot of South Park: The Stick of Truth . The school children Stan, Kyle, Cartman and Kenny embark on a new adventure with their friends. This time they play superheroes and use their hometown South Park in the Colorado Rocky Mountains again . However, with Cartman's franchise plans, the boys fall out and split into two rival groups. Cartman's followers join the Coon and Friends group , while the others join the Freedom Pals group to pursue their own franchise plans. The dispute grows into a war between the two rival parties.


In South Park: The Fractured Butcher, there are twelve superhero classes to choose from to play the children's superhero adventures: Brutalist, Blaster, Speedster, Elementalist, Gadgeteer, Mystic, Cyborg, Psychic, Assassin, Commander, Netherborn and Karate Kid. As in the previous game, the player controls "the new one" in town, but this time can choose the gender of the silent character.


In March 2014, South Park co-writers Matt Stone and Trey Parker said they would be open to a sequel, depending on the reception of its predecessor South Park: The Stick of Truth . The sequel, South Park: The Fractured But Whole , was announced in June 2015. This time, however, the development is taken over by Ubisoft San Francisco for the platforms Microsoft Windows , Xbox One and PlayStation 4 , and not like with the predecessor of Obsidian Entertainment .

In the English original, the title should actually be The Butthole of Time , loosely translated as The Butthole of Time . However, Matt Stone and Trey Parker were advised that outlets would not put products with the word "asshole" on their shelves. That's why Trey Parker worked for a few hours to hide the word in the title. Then he came up with the title The Fractured But Whole , the broken but whole , whereby the word combination "But Whole" sounds like the English word "butthole". This reference has been modified and adopted in the German title.


At E3 2016 on June 13, 2016, Parker and Stone originally named December 6, 2016 as the release date. On September 15, 2016, Ubisoft announced in a blog post that the game had been postponed to the first quarter of 2017 in order to meet the high expectations of the To meet fans. It was also announced that pre-orderers will get the predecessor The Stick of Truth for free download. On February 9, 2017, Ubisoft again announced a delay in the title, this time in the next Ubisoft fiscal year (April 2017-March 2018). PSN has automatically withdrawn all pre-orders for the game. It also withdrew access to South Park: The Stick of Truth for those who received it as a pre-order bonus. In May 2017, Ubisoft released a new trailer for the game and set a new release date on October 17, 2017. In March 2018 it was announced that a release of the game for the Nintendo Switch is planned for April 24, 2018 .


role Original speaker German speaker
Eric Cartman Trey Parker Jörg Stuttmann
Stan Marsh Trey Parker Benedikt Weber
Kyle Broflovski Matt Stone Jan Makino
Kenny McCormick Matt Stone Sabine Bohlmann
Leopold "Butters" Stotch Matt Stone Dirk Meyer

Web links

Individual evidence

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  2. South Park: The Rektakuläre crucial test . In: GIGA . Retrieved September 3, 2017.
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  4. ^ Owen S. Good: Obsidian 'super excited' for South Park sequel, even if they're not making it ( English ) In: Polygon . June 16, 2015. Retrieved June 15, 2016.
  5. Jason Schreier: South Park: The Fractured But Whole Got Its Title Because They Couldn't Use 'Butthole' ( English ) In: Kotaku . July 25, 2016. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  6. Chris Geissler: South Park: The Fractured Tearing Test with a new release date . In: Ubisoft Blog . September 15, 2015. Retrieved September 3, 2017.
  7. Details on the free offer "South Park: The Stick of Truth" . Ubisoft . Retrieved September 3, 2017.
  8. Samit Sarkar: South Park: The Fractured But Whole delayed again ( (English) ) In: Polygon . February 9, 2017. Retrieved February 9, 2017.
  9. Mike Luces: Sony Refunds 'South Park: The Fractured But Whole' Preorders Due To Recent Delay, Dubious Release Date ( English ) In: International Business Times . March 11, 2017. Retrieved March 12, 2017.
  10. Tamoor Hussain: South Park: The Fractured But Whole Release Date Confirmed, Again ( English ) In: GameSpot . May 17, 2017. Retrieved May 17, 2017.
  11. South Park: The Fractured But Whole Switch Version Confirmed . In: PC Games . March 9, 2018. Retrieved March 13, 2018.