The Layers of Fear cinematographic trailer debuted on Future Games Show Summer Showcase and spilled a little more light on the writer. This mysterious protagonist is a new character of the series, uniting the heroes of previous games – the artist and actor – in the remake of the first two parts. As you can see in new frames, both previous characters are somehow connected with the writer, but how.
Layers of Fear is more than just a remake of the first two games. It unites the first and second part, including all DLC, and completes all this in a completely new chapter: lighthouse. As shown in the trailer, this new episode will tell about a new terrifying story that will connect all three stories together while you are exploring, solving puzzles and surviving to solve what happened in three different psychological narrative horror.
In a new rethinking of the original game, you will explore the Victorian mansion, which shifts and changes while the artist is trying to complete his last masterpiece. This includes the original DLC, where you play for the artist’s daughter, trying to reveal what happened. And a completely new DLC, The Final Note, who will tell about everything that happened to the artist and his family. Then Layers of Fear 2 continues the theme of the creative obsession of the series, but this time as an actor who was trapped on the ocean liner and subordinate to the whims of the mysterious director. Finally, the writer goes to a secluded lighthouse to finish his book with a story that somehow connects it with all previous stories.
Although this is a remake of two original games of the series, it presents new mechanics and functions that will organically combine all three stories. And he will do this with the latest UNREAL 5 technologies, such as rays tracing, HDR and 4K.
Layers of Fear will be released on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series and PC in Steam and Epic Games Store on June 15.