XSEED Games announced today that the first chapter of Corpse Party 2: Dead Patient will be released on PC via Steam, GOG, and the Humble Store in North America on October 23. The first chapter will retail for $9.99 and will have a 10 percent discount during launch week.
Here’s an overview of the game, via XSEED Games:
Corpse Party 2: Dead Patient takes players on a dark and mysterious journey through the seemingly deserted halls of the hospital Amare Patriarcha Crucis. After student Ayame awakens from a coma, she must explore the hospital, solving inventory-based puzzles, collecting medical charts of deceased patients, and avoiding terrifying zombie-like pursuers in order to find much-needed answers, as well as—hopefully—a way out.
Titled Corpse Party 2: Dead Patient NEUES in Japan, Corpse Party 2: Dead Patient is the definitive version of Dead Patient, featuring updated graphics and additional scenarios. Corpse Party 2: Dead Patient exists as the first chapter in a new standalone story within the Corpse Party series, allowing players to jump in regardless of their experience with past titles. Future chapters will be released episodically as they are completed by the original developers at Team GrisGris.
Check back with us near the release date for our review coverage of the game. Stay tuned.