THQ Nordic has supplied new particulars and revealed the discharge date for the Alone within the Darkish reboot.
The reimagining of the traditional 1992 recreation, thought of the daddy of the survival horror style, was introduced final 12 months and is being developed by the Items Interactive studio.
The primary of the novelties revealed within the showcase broadcast tonight are the actors who will give the protagonists a face and voice. Within the case of Edward Carnby we can have the favored David Harbor (Stranger Issues) and in Emily Hartwood we can have Jodie Comer (Killing Eve). Within the recreation the story will provide totally different views relying on the chosen character, with different occasions and totally different reactions from the NPCs. Based on the builders, the concept is that gamers thus have a motive to play the sport no less than twice.
The premise might be just like that of the unique recreation, set within the Twenties. The journey will as soon as once more have the Derceto mansion as one in all its major settings, however different locations equivalent to a cemetery or the bayou may even be visited.
THQ Nordic has additionally defined that the sport is being directed by Mikael Hedberg, the screenwriter for Amnesia: The Darkish Descent and SOMA, and that it’s going to function a “darkish jazz” soundtrack composed by Jason Kohnen, a famend Dutch experimental musician.
One other vital element is that customers within the venture can already attempt a downloadable prologue out there on PlayStation 5, Xbox Sequence X / S and PC. The thought is just like the Jack within the Darkish demo from Alone within the Darkish 2 from 1993, and in it we management a lady, Grace, who explores the Derceto mansion whereas she tries to ship a letter to Emily Hartwood.
Based on Items Interactive, this prologue affords a imaginative and prescient of the setting that they’re making an attempt to attain in the principle recreation, however they level out that on this playable appetizer there isn’t any fight because of the age of its protagonist.
And eventually, particulars concerning the launch. Alone within the Darkish will go on sale on October 25, 2023, with variations for PlayStation 5, Xbox Sequence X / S and PC. There might be two variations, a typical one (for €59.99) and a Deluxe one with the Derceto 1992 Costume Pack (with the unique 1992 fashions by Carnby and Hartwood), an artwork e-book, a classic horror filter pack and a mode with commentary narrated by Mikael Hedberg and unique recreation creator Frederick Raynal. The Derceto 1992 Costume Pack may even be included for all customers who make a reservation for the launch.