Survive the Horrors of Indonesian Folklore in “DreadOut 2”; Coming to Consoles in July
Publisher Digerati recently announced that the horror adventure game in the form of DreadOut 2 will be coming to PlayStation and Xbox consoles in July.
Created by Indonesian developer Digital Happiness, DreadOut 2 is a third-person ghost hunting game inspired by Indonesian folklore and urban legends- as well as the first DreadOut game to come to consoles.
Players take the role of Linda Meilinda, “a high-school student able to sense and see ghosts.” Using a variety of weapons and her smartphone camera, Linda must must hunt down these wayward spirits and banish them from our world.
Here’s the official breakdown of DreadOut 2 from Digerati, followed by the announcement trailer:
DreadOut 2 is a third-person horror adventure that draws inspiration from Indonesian folklore and urban legend. Play as Linda Meillinda, a high school student with a supernatural power – the ability to sense and see ghosts. With the aid of her trusty smartphone, Linda must hunt the nightmarish spirits and dark forces that threaten not only her hometown, but all of mankind. This spine-chilling sequel expands on the cult hit original with all-new melee combat and a greater emphasis on exploration, making DreadOut 2 another compelling and terrifying addition to the horror genre.
• Banish them all! Hunt and defeat intangible ghosts with Linda’s smartphone camera, or use melee weapons and projectiles against physical ghosts
• A world of dread: Explore Linda’s hometown and beyond, talk to residents (alive and dead!), complete side-quests, and delve deeper into DreadOut lore
• Discover ghosts and urban legends: Search out spirits and uncover local myths to complete the Ghostpedia app on Linda’s smartphone
• Terrifying boss spirits: Keep your nerve as you battle the supernatural realm’s most hostile ghosts, including the chilling Kuntilanak, and horrifying Gore Surgeon
DreadOut 2 is scheduled to release on 15 July for Xbone, SeXbox, and later (20 July) for PS4 and PS5.
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