Virtual reality adaptation due out in April.
Lionsgate, in partnership with Scottgames, Steel Wool Games, and Striker Entertainment, has announced Five Nights at Freddy’s VR: Help Wanted for PlayStation VR, SteamVR, Oculus, and HTC Vive. It will launch in April.
Here is an overview of the game, via Lionsgate:
Five Nights at Freddy’s VR: Help Wanted is a virtual reality adaptation of the critically-acclaimed survival horror video game. The virtual reality adaptation, coming to PlaySation VR, Oculus, Steam, and HTC Vive in April 2019, will feature new experiences that highlight the incredible original game and each episode of the one-of-a-kind series.
“I’m incredibly excited to bring Five Nights at Freddy’s to virtual reality and give fans a new way to experience the franchise,” said Scott Cawthon, founder of Scottgames.
“We are huge fans of Five Nights at Freddy’s and also recognize the original games’ design is perfectly suited for virtual reality. The title is an impeccable piece of video game mastery,” said Creative director and co-founder of Steel Wool Games. “We’re thrilled Scottgames and Lionsgate chose us to lead the development of this project as it’s a game we’ve idolized.”
“For as long as we have been talking about virtual reality here at Lionsgate, we’ve dreamed of helping bring Five Nights at Freddy’s to virtual reality,” said Daniel Engelhardt, Senior Vice President of Interactive Ventures & Games at Lionsgate. “The original games are tailor made for virtual reality. It’s a beloved franchise.”
Steel Wool Games is a leading virtual reality developer known for projects such as the motion-physics game Bounce, educational simulator Mars Odyssey, turn-based strategy game QUAR: Battle for Gate 18, and more.
Watch the announcement trailer below.