The Game Awards 2020: Saber Interactive Announces Evil Dead: The Game, Coming Sometime In 2021


Posted on December 11, 2020 by Nick Moreno

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When concerning Saber Interactive in recent weeks, the New Jersey studio in September released its new collaborated project with 2K, WWE Battlegrounds. The game holds in similarity to the ways of the previous NBA Playgrounds featuring namely superstars of World Wrestling Entertainment and adds a layer of arcade fun to the compound.

In addition to that, it was revealed even more recently that the team is working closely with Metro studio 4A Games on a potential multiplayer experience for the decade-old franchise. However, the project is still in discussion as Ukrainian developer spares much of the unannounced game is still being discussed between both game development teams.

But in the middle of that, Saber Interactive is looking to be finishing up another project entirely – this one being yet another partnered release with Lionsgate Games. At The Game Awards this Thursday, the studios alongside Boss Team Games unveiled Evil Dead: The Game. You can watch the announcement trailer in the video below:

“Work together as a team of four survivors, exploring, looting, crafting, managing your fear, and finding key artifacts to seal the breach between worlds,” Saber Interactive writes for the game’s synopsis. “Or take control of the powerful Kandarian Demon to hunt Ash and his friends while possessing Deadites, the environment, and even the survivors themselves as you seek to swallow their souls!

“Plenty of surprises await in this gore-filled battle against evil that captures the characters, horror, humor, and action from the franchise. Battle across memorable locations including the infamous cabin in the woods, brought to life with tons of terrifying visuals and all-new dialogue from Bruce Campbell. Discover more than 25 weapons, including Ash’s Gauntlet, Boomstick, and chainsaw, and advance in a variety of skill trees to grow stronger and survive in this fun co-op and PvP experience.”

To grasp an idea on Saber Interactive’s approach to adapt film series into games, we highly suggest you read our full review for World War Z. You can read the review in its entirety by heading here.

Are you interested to learn more about Evil Dead: The Game?

Evil Dead: The Game is listed to release in 2021 for Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, and PC.

Source: Saber Interactive

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