Press release

30/08/2019

Blair Witch Brings You into the Woods Where an Iconic Evil Hides

Bloober Team and Lionsgate Launch the Highly Anticipated Psychological Horror Game on PC and Xbox One

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 £23.79/€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 Launch Trailer: https://youtu.be/lj8ESvjrmE0


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 £27.99/€34.99. The Deluxe Edition includes Blair Witch, Blair Witch original game soundtrack, and ‘The Art of Blair Witch’. Blair Witch is rated PEGI 16.

For more information, please visit www.blairwitchgame.com; Follow us on Twitter @BlairWitchGame; Like us on Facebook @BlairWitchGame, or Follow us on Instagram @blair_witch_game.

About Bloober Team:
Based in Krakow, Poland, and established in 2008, Bloober Team is an independent game development studio with over 100 people strong. The company focuses on creating mature psychological horror games with deep storylines and atmospheric set-pieces, all resulting in a chilling yet memorable experience. Bloober Team has extensive experience and passion working on acclaimed horror games including Layers of Fear and Observer, along with team members having previously worked on The Witcher, Dead Island and Assassin's Creed series. https://www.blooberteam.com/
 
About Lionsgate:
The first major new studio in decades, Lionsgate is a global content platform whose films, television series, digital products and linear and over-the-top platforms reach next-generation audiences around the world. In addition to its filmed entertainment leadership, Lionsgate content drives a growing presence in interactive and location-based entertainment, gaming, virtual reality and other new entertainment technologies. Lionsgate’s content initiatives are backed by a 17,000-title film and television library and delivered through a global licensing infrastructure. The Lionsgate brand is synonymous with original, daring and ground-breaking content created with special emphasis on the evolving patterns and diverse composition of the Company’s worldwide consumer base.
 
®, ™ & © 2019 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. Bloober ®, ™ & © 2019 Bloober Team S.A. (Inc.) and Bloober Team NA.
 
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Microsoft, Xbox, Xbox One, Xbox One X, Xbox Live, the Xbox logos, and/or other Microsoft products referenced herein are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
 
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Media Contacts:
For UK/EU:
Will Beckett | Yunus Ibrahim
Premier (for Bloober Team)
bloober@premiercomms.com | +44-207-292-8330

For North America:
Scott Fry | Gilberto Williams-Gamboa
ONE PR Studio (for Bloober Team)
bloober@oneprstudio.com | +1-510-893-3271
 
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