Outlast DLC Plans and Halloween Sale Revealed

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Fresh From Scaring Conan O’Brien, Red Barrels’ Survival Horror Game on Sale for 33 Percent Discount With Free Soundtrack, New Downloadable Content Coming Soon

MONTREAL – Oct. 29, 2013 –  Independent game development studio Red Barrels today announced that its hit horror title Outlast has sold well enough that the team has started work on new downloadable content, with more details and a first look coming this Halloween, October 31st. The DLC will feature a new protagonist and storyline through which players can further explore the terrifying secrets that lie at the heart of Mount Massive Asylum. This Halloween also marks a promotion, starting today, through which players can experience Outlast for a 33 percent discount and receive the acclaimed soundtrack for free. The soundtrack is also available as a standalone download. To purchase the game that has terrified players around the world, or to see Conan O’Brien’s recent review of Outlast, visit the Red Barrels website at http://redbarrelsgames.com/.

“We’ve gotten a ton of good feedback from Outlast players and one thing is clear,” said Philippe Morin, Red Barrels co-founder. “People want us to keep trying to scare them! We’re more than happy to oblige. With the sale we’ve started today and the upcoming DLC, there should be plenty of chances for Outlast to continue to scare the crap out of everyone across the world.”

Inspired by Red Barrels’ true passion for the horror genre and real-life cases of criminal insanity provided by scientific consulting firm Thwacke, Outlast features:

  • A True Survival Horror Experience: You are no fighter – if you want to survive the horrors of the asylum, your only chance is to run… or hide
  • Immersive Graphics: AAA-quality graphics give players a detailed, terrifying world to explore
  • Hide and Sneak: Stealth-based gameplay, with parkour-inspired platforming elements
  • Unpredictable Enemies: Players cannot know when – and from where – one of the asylum’s terrifying inhabitants will finally catch up to them
  • Real Horror: Outlast’s setting and characters are inspired by real asylums and cases of criminal insanity

For more information about Red Barrels and Outlast, please visit redbarrelsgames.com.

About Outlast
In the remote mountains of Colorado, horrors wait inside Mount Massive Asylum. A long-abandoned home for the mentally ill, recently re-opened by the “research and charity” branch of the transnational Murkoff Corporation, has been operating in strict secrecy … until now.

Acting on a tip from an inside source, independent journalist Miles Upshur breaks into the facility, and what he discovers walks a terrifying line between science and religion, nature and something else entirely. Once inside, his only hope of escape lies with the terrible truth at the heart of Mount Massive.

About Red Barrels
Founded in Montreal by industry veterans from some of the biggest game franchises in history, including Prince of Persia, Assassin’s Creed, Splinter Cell, and Uncharted, Red Barrels is an independent game studio focused on creating unforgettable single-player games Outlast is their first title, a true survival-horror experience which aims to show that the most terrifying monsters of all come from the human mind. Outlast is available now for PC digital download and will launch for PlayStation 4 in early 2014.

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