Konami has announced that free horror title Silent Hill: The Short Message has already amassed over one million downloads since its launch less than a week ago via the PlayStation Store.
Silent Hill: The Short Message was announced during Sony’s State of Play broadcast on January 31, 2024, and was made available later that date for free. Also at the same event we were treated to a new trailer for Silent Hill 2: Remake, which still hasn’t been given a release date.
Set in the economically depressed town of Kettenstatdt, Germany, Silent Hill: The Short Message follows trouble teenager Antia as she receives bizarre text messages from her deceased friend, Maya, who committed suicide prior to the games events. The game features music composed by series legend Akira Yamaoka, and was developed by HexaDrive.
Silent Hill: The Short Message has been a long time coming, as it was previously outed by numerous ratings board over the past 18 months or so.