It is difficult to stand out in a genre as crowded as horror games, but Red Barrels has known how to do it with its Outlast. The Canadian studio arrived as a true stranger with the first of them but they knew how to win over the public with a very well designed game capable of scaring us around every corner.
Your new installment, The Outlast Trials, wants to give a twist to the formula of the two previous installments by introducing a cooperative experience that we can enjoy with up to three friends. The game showed us a bit of its playability in the last Gamescom, and now those responsible have wanted to give some more details in an interview for PlayStation Blog.
The Outlast Trials is being developed with Unreal Engine 4
One of the co-founders of the study, Philippe Morin, spoke precisely of the differences between this new installment and the other two titles in the saga. According to Morin himself, it seems that this time The Outlast Trials will be more like a television series, so instead of being a traditional adventure it could be divided into several chapters:
If the previous games could be compared to the movies, The Outlast Trials it looks more like a television series. Your journey to freedom will be long.
Another thing he comments in the interview is that the game is being developed with Unreal Engine 4, which allows them to work and enter things quickly. The Outlast Trials will arrive in 2022, so we will still have to wait a bit to enjoy it.