Funcom has announced that its psychological horror, ‘The Park’ will be available for both PS4 and Xbox One on May 3rd. The Park represents Funcom’s first console release since Dreamfall: The Longest Journe’ launched in 2006.
Funcom CEO Rui Casais released the following statement:
“We are thrilled to develop games for consoles again. Not only because ‘The Park’ is a great fit for console gaming, but the process has also given us a lot of experience which we can use for some of our upcoming games, like ‘CONAN EXILES‘.”
Originally launched on PC, The Park quickly became a favourite among streamers, and in the weeks following its release generated more than 10 million views on various Let’s Play videos on YouTube.
The Park see’s players step into the shoes of Lorraine, a mother whose son goes missing at the Atlantic Island Park. Players must explore the dilapidated amusement park and face panic and paranoia as they progress unravel Lorraine’s story and the history of the park itself. Focusing entirely on intense storytelling and exploration instead of combat and action, ‘The Park’ draws inspiration from other first-person exploration games such as ‘Gone Home’, ‘Dear Esther’ and ‘The Vanishing of Ethan Carter’.
The Park launches May 3rd for Xbox One and PlayStation 4.