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  Smash hit The Escapists 2 receives new eerie Wicked Ward DLC
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

24th October 2017, UK – Award-winning international games label Team17 is excited to reveal a new spooky prison for their sandbox escape hit The Escapists 2. The Wicked Ward DLC is out now for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.

Things have taken an odd turn in the locked off wings of an abandoned hospital. A mad scientist and his hoard of undead guard their terror-tory within the gothic halls. Outside an ominous sky of thunder, rain and lightning blankets the surrounding woods. Once again, you’ll have to craft, fight and scheme your way to freedom from this spooky supernatural slammer. Your ghoul is to escape at all costs!

The Wicked Ward DLC features:

• A brand-new horror themed map to escape

• New Halloween themed customisations

• New items and craftable recipes

The Wicked Ward DLC is out now for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC from just £2.79 / $3.99 / 3,99 €, or as part of the Season Pass which is available to purchase from the Xbox Games Store, PlayStation Store and Steam from just £6.99 / $9.99 / 9,99 €.

NOTE: The Wicked Ward DLC requires The Escapists 2 to play. The Escapists 2 is out now for Xbox OnePlayStation 4 and PC, Mac and Linux via Steam. A Nintendo Switch™ version is currently in development. 

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For more information please contact:


Bethany Aston – PR & Events Manager – Team17

[email protected]  // +447508014428


Vincent Gallopain – Xogo Consulting

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Marchsreiter Communications  

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About Team17 Digital Ltd

Founded in 1990, Team17 Digital Limited is a leading international games label that hosts The Escapists, Genesis: Alpha One, Overcooked, Yoku’s Island Express, Yooka-Laylee, the Worms franchise and many more from developers around the world. Visit  for more info.

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