Hellish adventure The Evil Within 2 gets free trial on Xbox One and PC

The free trial allows you to play through the terrifying opening chapters of the game as detective Sebastian Castellanos. At the end of the trial, if you choose to upgrade to the full experience, all of your save data will carry over. This lets you to pick up right where you left off.

In these first chapters of The Evil Within 2, you'll have the opportunity to explore some of the game's tight, nightmare-filled experiences, as well as the more open streets of the town. You'll also have full access to the main character's customization options. A big part of the game is about modifying Castellanos to suit your playstyle.

For those wondering, the game supports Xbox One X and pushes out native 1800p resolution. This is a significant upgrade over the PlayStation 4 Pro version which operates at 1260p. The difference in resolution means that Microsoft's machine produces a clearer image on 4K displays.

According to Bethesda, The Evil Within 2 is the latest evolution of survival horror from acclaimed developer Shinji Mikami. This time around detective Castellanos has lost it all. However, when given a chance to save his daughter, he descends once more into the nightmarish world of STEM. STEM is a collection of consciousness but their fears and insecurities make it into a Hellish environment. As you progress through the campaign, horrifying threats emerge from every corner as the world twists and turns around you.

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