The Kickstarter multiplayer video game rendition of the epic slasher horror film Friday The 13th by publisher Illfonic and developer Gun Media will be getting a physical release for the PS4 and Xbox One on October 13, 2017, which is a Friday. The physical/retail version of the game will have a price tag of $39.99 based on the listing on Amazon.
Friday The 13th: The Game
has been a success in Kickstarter boasting more than 12,000 backers pledging more than $820,000 to make the game a reality. The huge number of backers for the game has been on of the main factors of its success. Since the game was launched in May
, the game has already topped PlayStation Store's most downloaded list
for the PS4 for the month of June and now it has been confirmed that the game has reached more than 1.8 million digital units sold in just two months.
The game features a "Movie Trailer System" that plays at the end of each match, this trailer can be modified based on the player's preferences. Another notable feature is the Fear System which will affect the character in a big way during gameplay, the player must get rid of his knowledge about Jason in order to increase his success rate of survival. But one of the main highlights of the game is that it will actually let you play as Jason Voorhees who is the most iconic character in the franchise.
Friday The 13th can be considered as a success story in the "movie to video game" genre which is a big thing since most of those who attempted to venture toward this route usually fail. Check out the trailer below for more information and stay tuned for more gaming news and updates.
"Friday the 13th Physical Launch Announcement Trailer"
Source: Gun Media, Eurogamer, Kickstarter, Amazon