You can now enter the Black Hills Forest from the comfort of your own couch with the release of Bloober Team's Blair Witch video game for the PC and Xbox, and if you're still curious about what awaits you in the forest, a new launch trailer takes you deeper into the supernatural web of the Blair Witch's curse:
Press Release: POLAND - August 30, 2019 - Today, Bloober Team, the creative minds behind the critically acclaimed Layers of Fear games, in partnership with Lionsgate, release Blair Witch, the first-person psychological horror game that will have you questioning what you are most afraid of - the iconic witch, the woods, or the evil within. The game invites players to return to the dreadful woods starting today for $29.99 on PC via Steam© and the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X via the Xbox Games Store and Xbox Game Pass.
Blair Witch offers fans, and players alike, their own descent into madness through an original story inspired by Lionsgate’s iconic Blair Witch franchise. Set in 1996, a young boy disappears in the Black Hills Forest near Burkittsville, Maryland. Players experience the horror as Ellis, a former police officer with a troubled past, accompanied by his trustful canine companion, Bullet. Their story starts as they join the search for the missing boy, but players shortly discover the horrors that await as the woods twist and turn into an endless nightmare. Ellis will have to confront his fears, and his past, along with the mysterious force that haunts the woods.
The first-person experience will study players’ reactions to the many dangers, stresses and tolls that the original story delivers to result in one of various potential playthroughs. In addition to the horrifying psychological experience, there is a balanced display of the beautiful environments, showcased in full in-game 4K; tricking adventurers to feel a sense of relief before venturing even deeper into the home of the iconic Blair Witch. Blair Witch is Xbox One X enhanced for 4K gameplay, along with 4K playability on PC via Steam.
Blair Witch Deluxe Edition is also available for PC players on Steam for $34.99. The Deluxe Edition includes Blair Witch, Blair Witch original game soundtrack, and ‘The Art of Blair Witch’. Blair Witch is rated ‘M’ for Mature by the ESRB.
To keep up with the latest news on Blair Witch, visit the game's official website, and in case you missed it, we celebrated 20 years of The Blair Witch Project on our Corpse Club podcast!