The Evil Within 2 launch trailer welcomes back horror to PS4

Tango Gameworks and Bethesda have released the official The Evil Within 2 launch trailer, celebrating this week’s launch of the highly anticipated sequel. 

Shinji Mikami’s blood-drenched follow-up to the 2014 survival horror title is available for PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One platforms on October 13, 2017.

Watch The Evil Within 2 launch trailer

The Evil Within 2 picks up a few years after the events of its predecessor. Here, we find detective Sebastian Castellanos dismissed from the force due to his superiors failing to accept his account of the traumatic events that transpired in the original game. 

After spending most of his days in a drunken haze, Seb finds new hope after discovering his daughter, who he believed to have perished in a fire, may in fact still be alive. As such, he delves back into the terrifying STEM world in an attempt to rescue her against all odds. 

While the core gameplay remains unchanged, The Evil Within 2 does introduce some new ideas to the formula. Chiefly, environments are now bigger, allowing players to freely explore the world for valuable supplies. 

In addition, players can take advantage of a revamped customisation system. This allows Seb to be fully upgraded with various key attributes, as well as crafting weapons and other key items by scavenging materials from each location. 

Check out 20 minutes of The Evil Within 2 gameplay to find out how the game is shaping up.

Mikami-san recently said that he’d be up for directing Resident Evil 8 if give the chance by Capcom.