MONTREAL - Oct. 29, 2013 - Independent game development studio Red Barrels today announced that its hit horror title Outlast has sold well enough that the team has started work on new downloadable content, with more details and a first look coming this Halloween, October 31st. The DLC will feature a new protagonist and storyline through which players can further explore the terrifying secrets that lie at the heart of Mount Massive Asylum. This Halloween also marks a promotion, starting today, through which players can experience Outlast for a 33 percent discount and receive the acclaimed soundtrack for free. The soundtrack is also available as a standalone download. To purchase the game that has terrified players around the world, or to see Conan O’Brien’s recent review of Outlast, visit the Red Barrels website at http://redbarrelsgames.com/.
“We’ve gotten a ton of good feedback from Outlast players and one thing is clear,” said Philippe Morin, Red Barrels co-founder. “People want us to keep trying to scare them! We’re more than happy to oblige. With the sale we’ve started today and the upcoming DLC, there should be plenty of chances for Outlast to continue to scare the crap out of everyone across the world.”
Inspired by Red Barrels’ true passion for the horror genre and real-life cases of criminal insanity provided by scientific consulting firm Thwacke, Outlast features:
A True Survival Horror Experience: You are no fighter – if you want to survive the horrors of the asylum, your only chance is to run… or hide
Immersive Graphics: AAA-quality graphics give players a detailed, terrifying world to explore
Hide and Sneak: Stealth-based gameplay, with parkour-inspired platforming elements
Unpredictable Enemies: Players cannot know when – and from where – one of the asylum’s terrifying inhabitants will finally catch up to them
Real Horror: Outlast’s setting and characters are inspired by real asylums and cases of criminal insanity
For more information about Red Barrels and Outlast, please visit redbarrelsgames.com.