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  Bloober Team and Lionsgate Launch Blair Witch For PlayStationⓇ 4
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12/03/2019
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

KRAKOW, POLAND – 3 December, 2019 - Today, Bloober Team, the creative minds behind the critically acclaimed Layers of Fear games, in partnership with global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), call you back to the Black Hills Forest with the release of Blair Witch on the PlayStationⓇ 4. Earlier this autumn, this story-driven psychological horror game based on the cinematic lore of Blair Witch scared PC and Xbox gamers to their core, and now this terrifying game can be downloaded digitally via the PlayStation™Store for £24.99. The game is PEGI 16.

 

Set in 1996, a young boy disappears in the Black Hills Forest near Burkittsville, Maryland. Players experience the horror as Ellis, a former police officer with a troubled past, accompanied by his trustful canine companion, Bullet. Their story starts as they join the search for the missing boy, but players shortly discover the horrors that await as the woods twist and turn into an endless nightmare. Ellis will have to confront his fears, and his past, along with the mysterious force that haunts the woods.

The first-person experience studies players’ reactions to the many dangers that the original story delivers to result in one of various potential playthroughs. In addition to the psychological experience, there is a balanced display of the beautiful environments, showcased in full in-game 4K; tricking adventurers to feel a sense of relief before venturing even deeper into the home of the iconic Blair Witch. Blair Witch is enhanced for 4K gameplay support via PS4 Pro upon its digital release.

Players are now able to customise their canine companion in various ways to make Bullet their very own and personal “good boy” with the addition of the appropriately named “Good Boy Pack”; which will include new dog skins; new in-game cellphone games, wallpapers, and content; and new animations for Bullet - making him even more realistic. The “Good Boy Pack” is also available on PC via Steam© and the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X via the Xbox Games Store and Xbox Game Pass.

Bloober Team and Lionsgate released a brand-new launch trailer and set of visual assets which can be viewed or downloaded via press kit link above.

For more information, please visit www.blairwitchgame.com; Follow us on Twitter @BlairWitchGame; Like us on Facebook @BlairWitchGame, or Follow us on Instagram @blair_witch_game.

About Bloober Team:

Based in Krakow, Poland, and established in 2008, Bloober Team is an independent game development studio with over 100 people strong. The company focuses on creating mature psychological horror games with deep storylines and atmospheric set-pieces, all resulting in a chilling yet memorable experience. Bloober Team has extensive experience and passion working on acclaimed horror games including Layers of Fear and Observer, along with team members having previously worked on The Witcher, Dead Island and Assassin's Creed series. https://www.blooberteam.com/

About Lionsgate:

The first major new studio in decades, Lionsgate is a global content platform whose films, television series, digital products and linear and over-the-top platforms reach next-generation audiences around the world. In addition to its filmed entertainment leadership, Lionsgate content drives a growing presence in interactive and location-based entertainment, gaming, virtual reality and other new entertainment technologies. Lionsgate’s content initiatives are backed by a 17,000-title film and television library and delivered through a global licensing infrastructure. The Lionsgate brand is synonymous with original, daring and ground-breaking content created with special emphasis on the evolving patterns and diverse composition of the Company’s worldwide consumer base.

®, ™ & © 2019 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. Bloober ®, ™ & © 2019 Bloober Team S.A. (Inc.) and Bloober Team NA.

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Microsoft, Xbox, Xbox One, Xbox One X, Xbox Live, the Xbox logos, and/or other Microsoft products referenced herein are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.

© Valve Corporation. Steam and the Steam logo are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Valve Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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