Release of "The Evil Within" video game delayed29 may 2014, 00:43
Video game publisher Bethesda Softworks on Tuesday delayed release of eagerly awaited horror action title "The Evil Within" to October, AFP reports.
The team at Tango Gameworks wanted more time to "deliver the polished, terrifying pure survival horror experience they set out to create" when the title was originally given an August release date, according to Bethesda.
"The Evil Within" will be available in North America on October 21; in Australia two days later and in Europe on October 24.
Versions of the game are being tailored for play on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 as well as the previous generation of both consoles.
"The Evil Within" will also be playable on personal computers powered by Windows software.
"With limited resources at your disposal, you'll fight for survival and experience profound fear in this perfect blend of horror and action," Bethesda promised.
Players assume the role of a detective who comes up against an evil force while investigating a gruesome mass murder.
The new title is being publish by Bethesda, the US company behind blockbuster video game hits "Fallout" and "Elder Scrolls."