Red Barrels Announces The Outlast Trials Multiplayer Spinoff

This cooperative title will let you experience fear in a whole new way.

By Jay Gervais

Earlier today, Red Barrels officially announced The Outlast Trials as the latest title in the Outlast series, which is currently in its early stages of production. While this new game is not a direct sequel to Outlast and Outlast 2, it is said to be a spinoff title set in the same universe and will feature cooperative play for up to four players at a time.

“Our team is hard at work creating a new experience that will bring fear and anxiety to millions of players, whether they go through the experiments alone or with friends,” Red Barrels co-founder David Chateauneuf told Polygon. “Now [that] we’ve done our proof of concept, it is time focus on content creation, variety… and gore."

So far, all that’s known of the title is that players will take on the roles of test subjects involved in an unknown experiment. The studio also mentioned there will be a single-player experience for those who prefer to play solo. In addition, they added that it is not a VR title.

There was no announcement of a release date or which platforms The Outlast Trials is expected to arrive on, but the developers promise more details will be unveiled soon. Keep your eyes peeled on Dead Entertainment for the latest updates on this title and so much more.

About the Author

Jay Gervais

From small town to big city and back again, Jay was born and raised in Canada and has lived his whole life there. He’s always ready to cut down any misconceptions his American friends have of life in the great white north. He’s also no stranger to this kind of community, and has plenty of experience under his bed. He enjoys all kinds of horror entertainment, as long as it’s got the heart and soul to it. When he’s not doing something here, he can be found at his post at the night’s watch, or knee deep into his school studies.