Layers of Fear (2023) Demo Arrives on Steam with Ray Tracing and Unreal Engine 5 Tech

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Bloober Games has announced that its demo for Layers of Fear has been released on Steam and is available to play until Monday, May 22. Layers of Fear is a new installment of Bloober Games’ psychological horror adventure series that claims to offer the definitive versions of Layers of Fear and Layers of Fear 2, which originally launched in 2016 and 2019, respectively, but have now been rebuilt on Unreal Engine 5, coupled with a never-before-told story called The Writer that promises to tie everything together. An NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti or better GPU is recommended for ray tracing at 4K, according to a list of PC system requirements that Bloober Games has shared. Layers of Fear is set for launch on June 15, 2023.

From a Steam description:

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.

The series, which has left a mark on narrative-driven first-person psychological horror games, returns to tell its final spine-chilling story in Layers of Fear.. The series’ crowning work is the definitive way to experience the critically acclaimed franchise as it features Layers of Fear and Layers of Fear 2, as well as all DLCs (including the new ‘The Final Note’ DLC that will give you a new perspective on the Layers of Fear storyline) and the never-before-told story of The Writer, which will tie everything together. Built on Unreal Engine 5, Layers of Fear supports Ray Tracing, HDR and 4K resolution to make the stunning visuals, and your nightmarish experience, as immersive and realistic as possible.

Image: Bloober Team

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