The Texas Chain Saw Massacre reveals release date and technical test

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

The asymmetrical multiplayer horror game The Texas Chain Saw Massacre has announced a release date as well as a technical beta test for the video game based on the horror franchise of the same name.

As a game based on the movies, there will be iconic locations for the maps and of course iconic characters such as Leatherface who will be playable.

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre will launch on August 18, 2023 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC (via Steam). It will also be available on Xbox Game Pass.

Meanwhile, the technical test is set for May 25, 2023. Details for signing up will be available in the future by following the game’s social media accounts.

Here’s the release date trailer:

Here’s a rundown on the December 2021-announced game:

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is an asymmetrical horror experience based on the groundbreaking and iconic 1974 horror film. Please visit the Community Hub page for additional information as it becomes available.


  • Welcome to the Family – Gun set out to once again put players in control of some of the most notorious names in horror. This time around, we brought the whole family.
  • The Art of Authenticity – Authenticity is a vital part of what we do here at Gun. But that authenticity runs deeper than just Hero Art. For The Texas Chain Saw Massacre we didn’t just recreate locations and characters, we recreated a whole time and place in Texas.
  • Conceptual Sound – Crafting an updated and inspired game score based off the iconic sound design of the 1974 original film would be no simple task. Have a quick read on how Gun approached this and the haunted noise box that became a major part of the score.
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