Bethesda has revealed that The Evil Within will now be available in North America on October 21st, 2014, in Australia on October 23rd, 2014, and throughout Europe on October 24th, 2014. Shinji Mikami and his team at Tango Gameworks have asked for additional time to further balance and refine the game in order to deliver the polished, terrifying pure survival horror experience they set out to create. Additionally today a new pre-order incentive – The Fighting Chance Pack has been unveiled.
The Fighting Chance Pack provides players with a handful of additional items that may help them stave off death for a moment longer and includes:
Medical Kit – A vital health enhancement to enable Sebastian to fight on.
Green Gel – Used to upgrade Sebastian’s attributes.
Double Barrel Shotgun and Three Shells – A larger and more formidable shotgun than the regular shotgun, it’s useful for tight situations with multiple encroaching enemies.
An Incendiary Agony Bolt – Capable of showering nearby enemies with damaging fire sparks.
A Poison Agony Bolt – Will draw enemies towards it and poison them, allowing Sebastian time for a quick escape.
Both the new release date and pre-order incentive are highlighted in the latest video below.
Bethesda has announced that The Evil Within, the new survival horror game from legendary director, Shinji Mikami, will be available in North America on August 26th, 2014 and throughout Europe on August 29th, 2014. The Evil Within is in development for the Xbox One, Xbox 360 and other platforms.
Developed by Shinji Mikami and the talented team at Tango Gameworks, The Evil Within embodies the meaning of pure survival horror. Highly-crafted environments, horrifying anxiety, and an intricate story are combined to create an immersive world that will bring you to the height of tension. With limited resources at your disposal, you’ll fight for survival and experience profound fear in this perfect blend of horror and action.
While investigating the scene of a gruesome mass murder, Detective Sebastian Castellanos and his partners encounter a mysterious and powerful force. After seeing the slaughter of fellow officers, Sebastian is ambushed and knocked unconscious. When he awakens, he finds himself in a deranged world where hideous creatures wander among the dead. Facing unimaginable terror, and fighting for survival, Sebastian embarks on a frightening journey to unravel what’s behind this evil force.