Amnesia: The Bunker Is Coming A Little Later Than Expected!

Luckily for us, it’s not that significant of a delay, so Frictional Games don’t need to be hit with a pitchfork over their decision.


The studio had previously planned to release its survival horror genre game on May 16. Still, according to a statement on Twitter, we’re only expecting it a few days later than that: “Hey everyone! We’re pushing the release of Amnesia: The Bunker back by one week, and it will now be coming out on May 23 instead. This will give us more time to polish the game and ensure everything is perfect before launch. We appreciate your patience and hope you are looking forward to playing Amnesia: The Bunker. It will be worth the wait!”

So don’t be alarmed; it’s only coming a week later, which isn’t bad. Here’s what we wrote about it in December when Frictional Games announced: “Amnesia: The Bunker is the latest installation in the Amnesia franchise and a pivotal point in the beloved horror series. For the first time, players are equipped with high levels of freedom to impact gameplay, choosing their playstyle as they explore this semi-open world. With hardly any scripted events and constant tension brought about by an ever-present threat, it is up to each player to finesse their approach to survival.

Unlike previous Amnesia games, Amnesia: The Bunker will feature a new horror survival adventure incorporating emergent gameplay and sandbox elements. Players will be in total control of their moment-to-moment decisions. Armed with a revolver gun and a noisy dynamo flashlight, players will walk the course of an ill-lighted WW1 bunker on the shoes of a French soldier troubled by his amnesia and hunted by an otherworldly creature.

Amnesia: The Bunker will test players’ cleverness, courage, and ability to keep calm under pressure to make quick problem-solving decisions. There are multiple solutions to each task, puzzle, and approach to the game’s obstacles; it’s up to you to decide your moves. The tenebrous dark corridors and tunnels are perhaps the last of threats stalking your every move. When everyone is dead, rations are running low, and only one bullet is left in the gun barrel, it is up to you to face the oppressing terrors of the Bunker and make your way out alive.

In a semi-open world, Amnesia: The Bunker encourages the player to explore and experiment, using wits and whatever tools are at their disposal to overcome the looming horrors. Players will feel a stressful amount of power in their hands. Every decision will change the outcome of how the game responds as a consequence of the choices made. This new twist in gameplay adds new depths and constant tension, forcing players to create new strategic paths in every playthrough.

Objects, threats, and resources change in every playthrough, with all-new levels of interaction with the world through puzzle-solving and tool handling. Experience hell on earth in an appalling fictional story with enhanced lighting and carefully designed sound effects for a real horror experience.”

Amnesia: The Bunker has been delayed for a second time (it was initially due out in March) and will arrive on May 23 for Xbox Series, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC (Steam, Epic Games Store).

Source: Gematsu

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