Red Art Games has announced that the online pre-orders for the physical boxed version of the horror game Kholat on the Nintendo Switch is currently available. The limited physical edition ends at 3800 copies. You can buy one for €29.99/£27/$35.
Created by the Polish indie developer IMGN.PRO, Kholat has been narrated by famous British actor Sean Bean (Game of Thrones). You can pre-order a physical version from the Red Art Games official website right now. As of writing this, the release date is Q1 2021.
“We are very proud to announce the physical version of Kholat on Nintendo Switch – one of the best titles to usher in the new school term!,” said Michael Binkowski (CEO of Red Art Games).
According to the press release, Kholat was previously released on the PC, PS4, and XB1. The title was able to sell over 700,000 units across the three platforms “becoming one of the most popular indie horror games.”
For those interested, this title has been described as an exploration and adventure game featuring elements of horror (inspired by the event known as Dyatlov Pass Incident). As the player, you will “plunge directly into the boundless scenery of the inhospitable Ural Mountains with the task of finding out what really happened.”
You will control the main character and trace the steps of a group of nine Russian college students who went missing back in February 1959 on Kholat Syakhl.
Equipped with a map, compass, and a flashlight, the player will need to balance their health and well being while facing challenges. Also, limited information “in the form of notes and cryptic voiceover as the player journeys through the world add to the experience of feeling lost as ghostly figures roam looking for their prey!”
The Features include:
- Narrated by Sean Bean.
- Immersive exploration experience.
- Chilling atmosphere and tension.
- A self-made story inspired by true events.
- Non-linear open world.
- Challenging exploration.
- In-game navigation by map and compass.
As for Red Art Games, it was founded in January of 2018. It is a French video game publishing company offering physical versions of video games only available in digital and in limited edition.
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