While it has been a while since we’ve seen something new with the Blair Witch movie franchise, it seems the next chapter will be a game releasing Aug. 30.
The new Blair Witch game is a brand-new first-person psychological horror game that put players to a dreadful woods in an original story inspired by the iconic Blair Witch. The game is currently in development for the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X and PC.
“We are so thrilled, and honestly a little scared, to bring all players, especially fans of Blair Witch, back into the haunted woods. It is genuinely an honor to be working on such a hair-raising, paradigmatic experience, which defined so many of our lives!” said Piotr Babieno, CEO at Bloober Team.
“The team at Bloober is made up of amazing storytellers. We were excited to give them the opportunity to craft an original narrative set in the iconic woods of Blair Witch,” said Daniel Engelhardt, Senior Vice President of Lionsgate Interactive Ventures & Games. “They’ve taken the evil hiding in the Black Hills Forest to a whole new level. Players should enter at their own risk.”
Here’s a brief overview of the game:
It’s 1996. A young boy disappears in the Black Hills Forest near Burkittsville, Maryland. As Ellis, a former police officer with a troubled past, you join the search. What starts as an ordinary investigation soon turns into an endless nightmare as you confront your fears and the Blair Witch, a mysterious force that haunts the woods.
Blair Witch will be available on August 30, 2019 for Xbox One and PC for $29.99