WW1 survival horror game CONSCRIPT launches in July


Publisher Team17 and developer Catchweight Studio have announced a release date for CONSCRIPT, their World War 1 survival horror game.

CONSCRIPT is launching on July 23rd across PC (via SteamGOG, and the Epic Games Store), Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Switch, PS4, and PS5. A playable demo is now available on PC and a physical release is coming later.

Here’s a rundown on the previously announced game, plus a new trailer:

CONSCRIPT is an upcoming survival horror game inspired by classics of the genre – set in 1916 during the Great War. CONSCRIPT will blend all the punishing mechanics of older horror games into a cohesive, tense, and unique experience.

In CONSCRIPT, you play as a French soldier searching for his missing-in-action brother during the Battle of Verdun. Will you be able to search twisted trenches, navigate overrun forts, and cross no-mans-land to find him, and ensure a home goes unbroken?

  • Plan
    • Experience classic and methodical survival horror gameplay in a unique historical setting: the Battle of Verdun.
    • Highly re-playable with various difficulty settings, multiple endings, unlockable costumes and bonus weapons.
  • Survive
    • Fend off a variety of enemy soldiers and combatants with a variety of WW1 melee weapons and firearms.
    • Survive in an intense, harrowing atmosphere boosted by a unique pixel art aesthetic and oppressive sound design.
  • Explore
    • Navigate intricate level design that promotes item management and route planning, whilst solving complex environmental puzzles.
    • Distinct WW1 themed areas that intertwine and overlap.
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