Publisher Dear Villagers announced that the upcoming sci-fi thriller game Fort Solis will launch this summer for PlayStation 5 alongside the Steam version. A new gameplay trailer was also released. In Fort Solis, players control engineer Jack Leary, “as he spends the longest night of his life on an isolated mining base on Mars.”
The game’s details via the publisher:
Fort Solis is a single-player third-person thriller set on the far side of Mars. Engineer Jack Leary responds to a routine alarm. Upon arriving at a dormant Fort Solis he becomes unnerved by the lack of any staff at the base. As the night grows longer events begin to unravel and spiral out of control. The mystery of what Fort Solis was created for starts to appear along with its crew. Can Jack escape with what he has discovered and more importantly, his life?
Fort Solis has you assume the role of engineer Jack Leary, as he spends the longest night of his life on an isolated mining base on Mars. Explore Fort Solis station at your own pace, gathering clues from its bunkers, labs, crew quarters, and harsh, stormy surface to understand what enigmatic horrors befell its inhabitants. As the night grows longer events escalate, spiral out of control, and the mystery as to what’s really going on deepens. You must race against time to locate the Fort Solis crew members and escape to tell the tale!
Utilizing the power of Unreal Engine 5, Fort Solis offers an intricately immersive setting in the deepest reaches of space. Featuring a first class crew that includes Red Dead Redemption 2 lead Roger Clark, Troy Baker (The Last of Us, Death Stranding), and Julia Brown (The Last Kingdom, World on Fire), Fort Solis grounds you in its hard science-fiction drama with no camera cuts, load times, or HUD. Fort Solis’ cinematic ambitions can be seen in the movie poster-inspired key art for its main cast below.
Make tough decisions in real time as you piece together the sinister forces that have befallen Fort Solis. Your actions will have key consequences, leading to multiple endings. Do you have what it takes to solve the mystery of Fort Solis and report back alive?
Key Sequences – Huge narrative moments that are fully playable with multiple outcomes. Each containing actions that have story-changing consequences.
Immersive Storytelling – High fidelity world aiming to be as immersive and captivating as the performances of our cast.
Explore Fort Solis – One large base location encompassing over nine individual structures, all containing surface and sub-surface levels. Players can play on the surface of Mars or simply progress by remaining below the surface. The choice is theirs!
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