Alone within the Darkish, the reboot of the basic survival horror franchise has been delayed. THQ Nordic and Items Interactive confirmed it’s now releasing on January sixteenth, 2024, as a substitute of October twenty fifth.
In a press launch, the writer confirmed that this delay was for extra than simply sprucing – it additionally avoids main releases like Alan Wake 2 and Marvel’s Spider-Man 2. “We intend to keep away from competing with the wake of Alan’s epic launch and to evade the dazzling skyline of cities adorned by the swish swings of Spider-Man. We goal to actually stay as Alone within the Darkish as potential.
“To honor this, the spine-chilling horror recreation has been rescheduled to unveil its horrors on January 16, 2024. This extension will serve a twin objective: not solely will it allow us to meticulously good the gaming expertise, however it’ll additionally grant us the chance to totally immerse ourselves within the outstanding releases of October.” Given how packed the month is with different titles like Lords of the Fallen, Sonic Superstars, Tremendous Mario Bros. Surprise, Metallic Gear Strong Grasp Assortment Vol. 1 and Ghostrunner 2 releasing, it is smart.
Alone within the Darkish is coming to Xbox Sequence X/S, PS5 and PC. Set within the Twenties, it options two playable characters: Edward Carnby and Emily Hartwood. The previous investigates the disappearance of Emily’s uncle, Jeremy Hartwood, main him to Derceto Manor. A house for the mentally in poor health, it has its secrets and techniques and supernatural terrors mendacity in wait. A free Prologue demo is accessible for all platforms.