Daymare: 1998 for PS4 and Xbox One launches April 28 in the west

Third-person survival horror game gets a release date on consoles.

Daymare: 1998

The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of Daymare: 1998 will launch on April 28 in the Americas and Europe, publishers Destructive Creations, All In! Games, and developer Invader Studios announced.

The PlayStation 4 version will be available both physically and digitally, while the Xbox One version will be digital-only. The PlayStation 4 physical edition will be distributed by GS2 Games in North America and Meridiem Games in Europe.

In Japan, the PlayStation 4 version was previously announced to be launching both physically and digitally on February 20 under the distribution of DMM Games.

Daymare: 1998 first launched for PC via Steam in September 2019. Invader Studios partnered with developer Slipgate Studios to port the game to consoles. According to the press release, it was ported at “the best quality possible, not sacrificing anything from the original PC version.”

Here is an overview of the game, via Destructive Creations and All In! Games:


Daymare: 1998 is a third-person survival horror game with hardcore survival mechanics and unyielding enemies. It requires a strategic approach to combat and puzzles and offers a multi-character perspective of the story, revealing deep and obscure lore.

The scene is set with a secret research facility, a deadly chemical weapon, and a special security team tasked with investigating an incident with the potential to become more than a routine security breach. Follow the steps of an elite soldier, a helicopter pilot, and a forest ranger as they play out their roles in an event that transforms one peaceful small town into a dead-zone and its citizens into bloodthirsty monsters. Take the creatures down first, and then look for any clues or evidence that you can piece together to make sense of the chaos. Keep track of your inventory, as resources will be scarce! Anything can happen when your daymares become real.

Key Features

  • Multi-Character POV – See the story from different angles and discover the truth.
  • Fearsome Enemies – Rendered in detail with lifelike animations and dismemberment.
  • Realistic HUD – Check your inventory, health, and the position of a given piece of equipment.
  • Environmental Puzzles – Finding your way around is not always easy, so look for clues.
  • Classic Mechanics – Limited ammo and save points, backtracking, collectibles, tough enemies, and more.
  • Modern Graphics and Effects – Not everything is old-school, thanks to Unreal Engine 4.
  • Experience the 90s – The game is an homage to the era, with tons of references.

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