New Layers of Fear game teased
Bloober Team is working on a new Layers of Fear project, the developers confirmed this week in a new trailer. The trailer released Friday features a familiar painter and an unsettling chorus of voices filling the artist’s head to create a short but intense psychological experience. The Bloober team has yet to say what the game is called, but they have encouraged people to look for clues that might point them to answers about what this new project is all about. The developer also reiterated that this was also not the only ongoing project.
The first teaser for the next chapter in the Layers of Fear series can be seen below courtesy of Bloober Team. It’s worth noting that the creators made it clear that this trailer was made in Unreal Engine 5, so the same can be expected from the new project itself whenever it’s released.
Layers of Fear was a breakthrough for us. We are now returning to this universe with a new project. Check out this Unreal Engine 5 teaser trailer for some clues about what this untitled new project could be like!#BlooberTeam #LayersOfFear # UnrealEngine5 pic.twitter.com/2KecDGdgtW
– Bloober Team (@BlooberTeam) October 1, 2021
Piotr Babiebo, CEO of Bloober Team, said IGN When the new project was announced, it was important to schedule the reveal with the Tokyo Game Show debates, given Japan’s reputation for its psychological horror games and their influences. Babiebo also reiterated that the team has several projects in the works, including one that is also in production now.
“Layers of Fear was a revolutionary project for us,” Babiebo said. “This paved the way for the Bloober team and started our rapid growth, allowing us to explore more stories than we wanted to tell. I’m really happy that we are coming back to this world, wiser and more experienced. me, this is important that we make this announcement on the Tokyo Games Show, because for many of us, Japan is the birthplace of psychological horror games. As a studio, we also have two other projects. in progress, one in production and one in pre-production. “
Bloober Team has teased their ambitions for different projects in the past and also denied some rumors about what the studio might be working on. Given Bloober Team’s horror trends and its recent partnership with Konami, many suspect the studio is working on some sort of Silent Hill project as well.
The way is the most recent game released by Bloober Team, and you can see our thoughts on this project in our full review.