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When You Can Play 'Alone in the Dark': Release Date Uncovered

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By Jaden Francis - - 5 Mins Read
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'Alone in the Dark' Trailer | YT

The anticipation and anxiety before game launches are no different from those of ‘Alone in the Dark.’

The radically growing survival horror game has got people talking and wondering when it will be fully available and ready for players to begin playing. 

Alone in the Dark is a survival horror game developed by Pieces Interactive and published by THQ Nordic.

Its first official trailer was released on August 12th, 2022. It comprised many scenarios with a brilliant UI, setting the tone for expectations for the final release.

When You Can Play 'Alone in the Dark,' New Release Date Revealed

A sequel to its original 1992 release, Alone in the Dark has had seven more installments released in its video game series.

The much-anticipated horror game will be released on March 20, 2024, for PlayStation 5, Windows, and Xbox Series X/S.

This new release is expected to come with some advanced graphics options to solve the limitations of previous releases, thereby giving gamers a more third-person perspective in gaming.

The reveal trailer also speaks volumes about the combat scenes by introducing firearms in combat and/or melee weapons. While anticipating the release of Alone in the Dark gameplay, here are a few updates expected in the game. 

Firstly, in a generation like ours, a standard game requires heavy system properties, such as a minimum of 8 GB of RAM, 50 GB of storage, and a core i3 processor.

Games with photorealistic art styles like this require a large storage space before downloading. 

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Alone in the Dark gameplay

Alone in the Dark's gameplay aims to reimagine the original through the lens of the latest technological advancement, bringing gamers back to the roots of survival horror games. 


Alone in the Dark gameplay screenshot
Gameplay screenshot | WildGamerSK/YT


The release date has been fixed for March 20, 2024, but the time may vary depending on the location.

Notwithstanding, speculations surrounding the official release date have it that, according to the FAQs, the team said the launch will be simultaneous across all time zones.

So, for those using GMT, the game will be ready for play by 2 p.m. on March 20, 2024.

Alone in the Dark developers have also confirmed that the game will not feature any type of preload, so all downloads will begin at the exact time of the launch and not before it. 

Gamers are also advised to source for a fast and reliable internet, considering how large the download files will be. 

The return of Grance Saunders marks another upgrade in the horror game remake, as it will evoke many emotions and nostalgia for the original gameplay. 

One of the developers discussed the decision to bring Grace, who is the point of view character for the game's prologue and has played a good role in the game's trailer.

The development team says her reimagining role gives her a more terrifying life than before in the game. 

Her role, however, will only be fully revealed when the game launches, but indications from trailers suggest that she will be one character whose mark will be indelible on gamers.