, an upcoming free-to-play multiplayer game based on the F.E.A.R.
series of supernatural first-person shooters. Though the name is quite familiar,
other names previously connected with this series are not involved, as it's
being developed by Korean company Inplay Interactive and does not involve series
originators Monolith Productions, F.E.A.R. 3 developer Day 1 Studios, or
expansion pack developers TimeGate Studios. Here's word:
Calif. – July 25, 2013 – Face your fear together with friends in F.E.A.R.
Online! Aeria Games, a leading global publisher of free-to-play online games,
announced today the upcoming brand-new installment in the popular horror FPS
series. Developed by Korean company Inplay Interactive and being brought to the
United States by Aeria Games, the new chapter in the F.E.A.R. saga will deliver
hardcore multiplayer shooting action while furthering the dark and ominous story
surrounding Alma Wade.
“We are thrilled to present the next entry in one of the most popular horror
franchises of the last decade,” said Tom Nichols, Vice President of PC Games,
Aeria Games. “F.E.A.R. Online will bring back the tense, heart-pounding action
that the series is known for and make it accessible to a huge online community
of competitive players.”
F.E.A.R. Online will focus on several team combat modes spanning over ten
ominous maps packed with grotesque details such as still-twitching bodies
hanging from meat hooks and messages smeared in blood. The battle rages between
Armacham Technology Corporation (ATC) and the elite F.E.A.R. team. F.E.A.R. 3’s
unique Soul King mode also makes a return, challenging players to possess
enemies for new abilities and collect more fallen souls than their opponents.
The story also continues in cooperative scenarios that detail the terrifying
occurrences surrounding the F.E.A.R. team parallel to the events of F.E.A.R. 2:
Project Origin. Up to four players can team up and fight for their lives against
both hostile Armacham personnel and hideous monsters lurking around every
F.E.A.R. Online will be free to download, and like all Aeria Games titles, will
be free-to-play. Brave players can sign up for closed beta now at
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