Norse horror adventure Through the Woods coming to Xbox One on May 2, PS4 on May 8

The story of a mother and her missing son.

Through the Woods

Publisher 1C Company and developer Antagonist will release third-person Norse horror adventure Through the Woods for Xbox One on May 2 and PlayStation 4 on May 8, the companies announced.

Through the Woods originally launched for PC in October 2016.

Here is an overview of the game, via 1C Company:

About

Through the Woods is a third-person Norse horror adventure set in a forest on the western shore of Norway. It tells a story of a mother and her missing son. Through reactive narration, the player experiences the mother’s re-telling of the events surrounding her son’s disappearance. It is the path of a terrified woman who is forcing herself to cross this terrible place for the sole purpose of finding her son in a setting heavily influenced by Norse mythology and Norwegian folk tales.

With Through the Woods, Antagonist have captured the feeling of the forest as they saw it as children, with all the frightening and mysterious feelings of roaming the woods alone. This is coupled with a powerful story and high quality sound design that acts as a core mechanic in the darkness of the forest. Through the Woods is a profound experience that delivers the feeling of loneliness and loss in a terrifying place.

Key Features

  • Explore stunning environments and experience stories inspired by Norse mythology, Norwegian art and nature.
  • Uncover dark tales of the past and present through reactive narration.
  • Creative use of light and darkness generates deceptive environments.
  • A frightening journey accompanied by beautiful and grim sound design.

Watch the console launch trailer below.

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