What you need to know
- Blair Witch is an upcoming horror game from Bloober Team.
- The studio has previously worked on titles like Layers of Fear.
- There's a new story trailer available for Gamescom 2019.
- You can preorder Blair Witch for $30 on the Microsoft Store (opens in new tab).
Blair Witch is an upcoming first-person horror game based on the popular film franchise of the same name. Just like the cult classic movies, the game combines exploration and found footage. Today, during Gamescom 2019, Bloober Team and Lionsgate Games released a brand-new Blair Witch story trailer.
According to the companies, the new trailer gives players a look into the original story through never-before-seen gameplay. There are flashbacks and eerie visions that plague Ellis as he ventures deeper into the Black Hills Forest. We also get a glimpse at what awaits as Ellis discovers the infamous witch house.
Blair Witch should be available through Xbox Game Pass on August 30. You can purchase the title separately, but the subscription on Xbox One starts at $10 a month. If you're an Xbox Live Gold member as well, you may want to consider Xbox Game Pass Ultimate which bundles Xbox Game Pass for Xbox One, Xbox Game Pass for PC, and Xbox Live Gold into one package for $15 a month.
If you're an Xbox One X owner, you're in for a treat because the game runs at 4K resolution on the machine. It should look unbelievably crisp on modern displays. Beware though, you may see more of the Blair Witch than you bargained for!
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Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.
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