Developer Frictional Games has announced that the upcoming installment in the Amnesia horror series, Amnesia: The Bunker has been delayed from its initial March release window to May 16 due to “a slew of illnesses that has affected the development.” The game will launch for Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam and Epic Games Store.
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The full message regarding the delay via the developer can be seen below:
“The team here at Frictional has had a tough winter with a slew of illnesses that has affected the development. We are a small team and things like this heavily impacts production. It is important to us to do the game justice, and in light of these halts in production we don’t wish to rush the end product. The team is working hard to make The Bunker the best it can be, and a few more weeks will make the necessary difference.”
The game’s details:
Set during World War I, players take on the role of Henri Clement, a French soldier who is left behind by his battalion and finds himself trapped inside an abandoned military bunker. But he’s not alone. A deadly creature stalks the corridors, hunting for its next meal.
As Henri, players must navigate the dark and twisted maze of the bunker, using all their skills and resources to outsmart and outrun the beast. But the creature is not the only obstacle Henri must face. The bunker is a labyrinth of twists and turns, filled with traps and other hazards that threaten to end the soldier’s life at every turn.
Throughout the game, players will experience the intense psychological horror of Henri’s situation and will learn about the character as he faces his fears and turns them into belief and hope. The game is a story of survival and the will to live, even in the direst of circumstances.
With its nail-biting gameplay, atmospheric design, and character-driven story, Amnesia: The Bunker is a must-play for fans of horror games. Mark your calendars, and prepare to experience an enormous and unnerving journey of survival.
Player choice, creating an emergent gameplay experience in a sandbox horror survival setting.
Unscripted environment, where objects, threats, and resources change with every playthrough.
Adaptive horrid threats, an ever-present gruesome creature that stalks the player.
Tactile immersion, all-new levels of interaction with the world through puzzle solving and tool handling.
Absorbing yet terrifying tale, experience hell on earth in a fictional appalling story.
Engrossing atmosphere and tension, enhanced lighting effects, and carefully designed sound effects for a real horror experience.