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Evil Dead: The Game Pushed to May Release Date

January 28, 2022 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
Evil Dead: The Game Image Credit: Saber Interactive/Boss Team

If you’re looking forward to Evil Dead: The Game, good news: It’s only about three and a half months away. The Twitter account for the horror franchise game adaptation announced on Friday that it will be available on May 13th.

Boss Team Games and Saber Interactive had stated that they hoped to have the game released in February but are taking a few more months to make sure that it’s fully ready. The announcement noted:

“Hey Evil Dead fans!

When we set out to create a brand new game worthy of the Evil Dead franchise, we knew it had to be groovy as hell. In order to deliver the best possible experience, Evil Dead: The Game is now coming on May 13, 2022.

“This delay gives our team the time they need to get things just right, so your boomstick will be polished, fully loaded, and ready to blast Deadites on that Friday the 13th of May. We thank you for your patience and understanding.”

It was also announced that a new trailer is set to arrive in February.

The game will be a co-op and PvP multiplayer experience and will receive a multi-platform release for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Windows PC. It features many of the characters from the franchise including the entire original cast from the first film as well as Kelly and Pablo from Ash vs. Evil Dead and others. It’s described as follows:

Inspired by the iconic horror, humor, and action of the “Evil Dead” universe, Evil Dead: The Game brings the biggest characters together from the franchise in an over-the-top, gore-filled experience against the forces of darkness. Work as a team of four survivors, including Ash, Kelly Maxwell, Pablo Simon Bolivar, Scotty, Lord Arthur and more, to fight Deadites, banish the vile Kandarian Demon. Or become the mighty Demon yourself, using your powers of possession to stop the good guys dead and swallow their souls!

Battle across memorable sights from the franchise, including the infamous Knowby cabin, brought to life with tons of terrifying visuals and all-new dialogue from Bruce Campbell. Discover more than 25 weapons, including Ash’s Gauntlet, Boomstick, and chainsaw, and level up a variety of skill trees to grow even stronger and survive the night.