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Evil Dead The Game Gets May Release & Collector Editions

9 February, 2022 - 9:32 pm by
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Evil Dead The Game has been given a May release across current and previous gen Xbox & PlayStation consoles and will pit four players against the Kandarian Demon which was first introduced in Sam Raimi’s seminal horror movie. Not only that, but we have a look at the groovy collectors editions which will also be available.

Releasing on 13th May, Evil Dead The Game sees Ashley Williams, the main shmuck of the series, pick up his chainsaw and boomstick and take on the evil hoards, with a little help from his friends. The trailer, paying homage to the lurid, early-’80s horror movie trailer vibes, showcases some of the classic fan-favourite characters, weapons, and demons to look forward too. What’s best is that Sabre Interactive have managed to get every single character to reprise their roles including Bruce ‘Don’t call me Ash’ Campbell, who is also serving as the game’s producer.

Evil Dead: The Game is a PVP game that brings the best characters from the franchise together in an over-the-top, gore-filled action experience against the forces of darkness. Working as a team of four survivors to take on the Deadite scourge and banish the vile Kandarian Demon.

Alternatively you can play as the Demon itself, using powers of possession to stop the good guys and swallow their souls. As with any movie-tie in there are a selection of arenas from the franchise, as well as more than 25 recognisable weapons in multiplayer and the game’s single-player missions to get a hold of and survive the night.

Pre-ordering any version of Evil Dead: The Game grants two bonus Ash outfits: the Ash Williams S-Mart Employee Outfit and the Ash Williams Gallant Knight Outfit. The Deluxe Edition includes Season Pass 1 which is expected to include includes four upcoming DLC packs.

Boss Team Games are producing two special physical Collector’s Editions that are also available for pre-order today. Evil Dead: The Game Collector’s Editions will only be available in limited quantities and feature rare, official collectibles. The Collector’s Edition includes: the Deluxe Edition of the game with Season Pass 1, an exclusive in-game skin for Ash designed by Tom Savini, exclusive steel case, collectible box, hardcover artbook, original vinyl soundtrack, exclusive T-shirt, and five art cards, all for $124.99. The Ultimate Collector’s Edition includes all of the above content, as well as a full-size replica Evil Dead II Book of the Dead Necronomicon Prop by Trick or Treat Studios and licensed by STUDIOCANAL, for $199.99.

Pre-orders for both versions of the Collector’s Editions are available directly from the official Boss Team Games store at https://store.bossteamgames.com.

Evil Dead The Game is coming to PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PC, PS4 & Xbox One on 13th May.