Bloober Team (Medium, Observer System Redux, Blair Witch) has given a new gameplay video for its upcoming Layers of Fear remake. The new video provides some familiar sights while showcasing a newly unveiled character and how the game will look. The Layers of Fear remake is built using Unreal Engine 5 and will feature Lumen, Ray Tracing, HDR, volumetric lighting, and Niagra light rendering. The developers appear to have attempted to keep as much of the look and design of the original 2016 game while updating it for modern technology while adding a few new things along the way. Layers of Fear releases for PC and next-gen consoles in June 2023.
Description from Bloober Team:
Get an exclusive first look at the gameplay of Layers of Fear, the series’ crowning work, in this 11-minute walkthrough.
Follow the Painter from the original Layers of Fear, and join the Writer — a recently unveiled character — for a closer look at the latest installment in the Layers franchise.
As The Writer, enter the lone and ghastly Lighthouse — a newly-introduced location — and uncover an untold story that links all of the Layers’ characters and events together. Unravel secrets, solve puzzles, and face the threats of the old Mansion that can only be solved with a lantern — a new and essential tool to confront the nightmares in the game!
Feast your eyes on the vibrant visuals powered by Unreal Engine 5, featuring technologies like Lumen, Ray Tracing, HDR, volumetric lighting and Niagara–creating graphics as lifelike as possible.
The canvas awaits its final brushstrokes.
The stage calls for its lead actor.
The novel needs its final chapter.
It’s time to face your fears.
One. Last. Time.
Layers of Fear coming out June 2023 on PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S.