On May 13, a thematically appropriate Friday the 13th, the multiplayer horror game Evil Dead game is released. According to GamesRadar. Evil Dead The Game has already sold over half a million copies in just five days. Which is a huge number considering some large triple-A titles don’t even come close. The game is based on the Evil Dead franchise and is a survival horror game. Although being a multiplatform multiplayer game with crossplay has increased Evil Dead’s sales. It appears that players are enjoying themselves.
Originally set for a 2021 release, Evil Dead: The Game postponed twice. The first to February 2022 for polish and the addition of singleplayer, and the second to May 2022. This delay gives our team the time they need to get everything just right. Saber explained at the time, “so your boomstick will polished and fully loaded. And ready to blast Deadites on Friday the 13th of May. ” It appears to have paid off, since Evil Dead has garnered more positive feedback. Saber Interactive’s last licensed co-op zombie shooter, World War Z.
While four players work together to achieve their goals. Whether they are characters from the movie series or different incarnations of Ash—a fifth player hunts them down as a demon. Any of the roles might filled by artificial intelligence. The more frightened the survivors are, the more vulnerable they are to the demon’s attacks. Which include possessing one of them and using him to attack the others.
The survivors have surprising amounts of power, making it more than a game of hide-and-seek, and the demons have a variety of amusing tricks under their rotten sleeves. The objectives require players to move rapidly at times and hold firm at others. And the advantage appears to swing back and forth between teams a few times during each encounter. Allowing both survivors and demons to experience triumph and panic.