EA will release the PlayStation 5 (and Xbox Series X|S and PC) remake of its survival horror classic Dead Space on January 27, 2023, it has been confirmed. The project takes the 2008 original and brings it into the modern age with better visuals and audio to achieve “a new level of immersion and quality” on the Frostbite engine. According to Venture Beat, a gameplay reveal is scheduled for October, but the official press release makes no mention of it.
Alongside today’s announcement was a livestream hosted by the EA Motive development team, which covered the art of the remake. He revealed how the visuals have evolved since the first game and what certain environments, tools, and objects will look like. You can check out the full livestream via the link.
“Furthermore, by combining enhancements like dynamic and volumetric lighting with atmospheric and environmental visual effects rendered in full-HDR, Dead Space allows players to brave the frighteningly narrow corridors and shadowy corridors of USG Ishimura with unprecedented levels of immersion for the beloved franchise,” the press release reads.
The Dead Space remake is now the first PS5 title officially dated 2023. Until it gets delayed, right? Hopefully there aren’t any in the comments below.