Descend Further Into More Of The Nightmares Coming In Layers Of Fears

Layers Of Fear

The world of Layers Of Fear is getting a massive overhaul with Layers Of Fears and now we have a new engine walkthrough for that

Get your waffle fingers ready when it comes to Layers Of Fears, yes we are going to keep calling it that for now, as we get to see just how the latest in technology will be able to shake things up for the horror and immersion in the game. It has not been a hidden thing that Anshar Studios and Bloober Team have jumped fully into the Unreal 5 Engine and been looking to use it to the greatest of abilities. This new video that we have today, is here to show us just how they will be taking all of the other Layers Of Fear titles and making them shine even further with new lighting and rendering effects the engine has to offer for the PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC. All in time for the game to land in June.

In this latest deep dive into Layers Of Fears, we have a look at just how the lighting, ray tracing, and various other game engine improvements have been used to make the world feel darker and lighter at times. All to make that hard transition into the fear and bizarre more of a shock than we had before. All of this looks to be something that will make those that have played all of the Layers Of Fear games want to go back and live the story again. Almost as if this was what the team was going for in the first place and now the technology has caught up to it all. The proof really is in the visuals, so we will just let them talk for now as you watch the video we have to share. Have a look and fully enjoy what you are about to see out there.

Layers Of Fears — Unreal Engine 5 Tech Showcase

Horror fans rejoice! In advance of the global release of Layers Of Fears (2023) this coming June, Bloober Team and Anshar Studios are thrilled to share new gameplay footage showcasing the game’s performance on Unreal Engine 5, including brand-new mechanics and stunning visual enhancements. Layers Of Fears (2023) will be one of the first titles ever released on Unreal Engine 5, and was built from the ground up to maximize all of the engine’s performance capabilities, creating a holistic, immersive horror experience with unparalleled technical specifications. Check out the new gameplay demonstration below!

Layers Of Fears (2023) supports Ray Tracing, HDR, and 4K resolution, increasing visual accuracy, realism, the quality of in-game reflections, and overall graphical fidelity. As well, the game utilizes Lumen global illumination to achieve superbly dynamic lighting, Niagara visual effects to create particle effects in real-time, and Action System Controls to improve the development process and optimization of all gameplay mechanics.

Layers Of Fears (2023) presents a unified vision of horror reimagined, and will be the ultimate experience for both returning fans and newcomers to the franchise. Featuring the original Layers Of Fear, Layers Of Fear 2, as well as all DLC’s (including a new chapter entitled “The Final Note” that provides an alternate perspective on the first game’s storyline), the game will also introduce the never-before-told story of The Writer, a harrowing tale that ties each entry in the series together. Layers Of Fears (2023) will launch on PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S consoles in June of 2023.

Layers Of Fears (2023) introduces new core gameplay mechanics that elevate and expand the player’s experience. One such improvement is the addition of the lantern, a useful tool that will prove essential in confronting the fears that lurk within the game’s story. The music of the game has also been updated, as Arek Reikowski, the two-time nominee in the Best Soundtrack category of the Hollywood Music in Media Awards, and winner of the Digital Dragons Best Soundtrack award for The Medium, has composed a hypnotic score that adds an extra layer of tension to the game. His hauntingly beautiful compositions—paired with the enhanced visual fidelity made possible by Unreal—will leave players sitting on the edge of their seats with chills shooting down their spines.

Key Features:

  • The Ultimate Layers Of Fear Experience - The series’s crowning work casts an overarching narrative over the entire franchise
  • Horror Reimagined - Everything in the Layers Of Fear series melds together into a single experience, including all DLCs, so players can find all the answers they seek
  • Shocking New Looks - Enhanced with Unreal Engine 5’s improved technology. This version offers a more immersive horror experience with the addition of Ray Tracing, HDR, 4K resolution, and the Lumen system
  • Psychological Horror - A grim but gripping first-person psychedelic horror game focused on tense exploration, puzzle-solving, and immersive storytelling. Discover what lies in the depths of the human psyche with this mature, cathartic game
  • New Tricks - New brand-new core mechanics that will be introduced to Layers Of Fear and its sequel, as well as additional features, so all the chapters and stories will blend seamlessly
  • Horror Through The Many Lenses Of Art – Explore the depths of obsession with three different stories of craft-obsessed protagonists (The Painter, The Actor, and The Writer) which are interwoven to create a truly immersive experience and gripping storyline
  • Classical, Ominous Soundtrack - Hauntingly beautiful soundtrack composed by the highly-acclaimed musician Arek Reikowski. He has composed a hypnotic score that adds an extra layer of tension to the game and will leave you on the edge of your seat

Did you think that your eyes were deceiving you when it came to what we have to see here for Layers Of Fears? Will this take us deeper into the horror or will it still feel the same with many know what is coming from the story of it all? Do you think this is how it is going to look on all of the platforms or will we only see it on the higher-end PCs out there? Let loose those thoughts and comments down in the section we have provided. Obviously, we are enamored with what Layers Of Fears has to offer up to us all and will keep it coming to you as best as we can. Be sure to keep checking back in for all of that and everything else that we have to offer up along the way.