The Medium, Bloober Team’s Most Ambitious Horror Game, is Coming to PlayStation® 5 on September 3, 2021
Bloober Team and the Leading Global Publishing Partner Koch Media Brings Next-Gen Psychological Horror Game to Retail on PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC this Summer
KRAKOW, Poland and MUNICH – June 16, 2021 – Open your eyes and immerse yourself in the disturbing and oppressive atmosphere…Today, Bloober Team announces The Medium, the third-person psychological horror game featuring next-gen Dual-Reality gameplay, is coming to the PlayStation®5 computer entertainment system on September 3, 2021. Following a successful global launch on PC and Xbox Series X|S on January 28, 2021, Bloober Team is excited to bring The Medium to PS5™ to take advantage of the console hardware as well as the DualSense controller, offering players the immersive experience of exploring two worlds simultaneously, shocking fans and players alike throughout the game.
Bloober Team and leading global publishing partner Koch Media are thrilled to bring The Medium to retail stores worldwide. The game will be published and available in retail on September 3 for PC, Xbox Series X|S, and PS5™, with The Medium: Two Worlds Special Launch Edition will also be available in select territories, which comes complete with an exclusive Steelbook™, soundtrack of the game and a 32-pages hardcover artbook. In Japan, publisher NA Publishing will bring the game to PS5™ and PC by Holiday 2021.
The Medium – PlayStation®5 Reveal Trailer
The Medium is a third-person psychological horror game that features innovative dual-reality gameplay. Players assume the role of Marianne, a medium gifted with several psychic abilities, and explore the real and spirit world both alternatively and simultaneously to uncover a dark mystery masked by disturbing secrets, sinister spirits, and devious puzzles only a medium can solve.
Developed and published by Bloober Team, and rated “M for Mature” by the ESRB and PEGI 18, The Medium is Bloober Team’s largest and most ambitious project to date, with no loading screens and utilizing the full potential of the latest version of the Unreal Engine 4. The game will be available on PlayStation®5 on September 3, 2021, and is available currently for $49.99/€49.99/£41.74 on Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam, Epic Games Store, GOG, and the Microsoft Store. Akira Yamaoka, known for his work on the Silent Hill series, and Bloober Team’s Arkadiusz Reikowski collaborated on the game’s original ‘dual’ score, creating truly unique atmospheres across both worlds.
About Bloober Team:
Based in Krakow, Poland, and established in 2008, Bloober Team is an independent game development studio with over 100 people strong. The company focuses on creating mature psychological horror games with deep storylines and atmospheric set-pieces, all resulting in a chilling yet memorable experience. Bloober Team has extensive experience and passion working on acclaimed horror games including Blair Witch, Layers of Fear and Observer, with The Medium and Observer: System Redux coming to the next generation platforms. https://www.blooberteam.com
About Koch Media:
The Koch Media Group is a global developer, publisher and distributor of video games, VR games, gaming hardware and merchandise.
The group’s publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe, America, Australia and Asia. Koch Media has more than 25 years of experience in the digital media business and has risen to become a leading global publishing partner. The Koch Media Group runs a multi-label strategy with fully owned publishing units such as Deep Silver, Milestone, Vertigo Games and Ravenscourt, publishing games for consoles, PC and VR platforms across all physical and digital channels.
Additionally, as global publishing partner Koch Media has formed long-term multi-national publishing collaborations with numerous game publishers including Activision Blizzard, Bethesda, Capcom, CI Games, Giants Software, Kalypso, Koei Tecmo, Konami, Paradox, Sega, SNK, Square Enix, Techland, Tripwire, Warner Bros, and many others.
With its parent company in Höfen, Austria, and the Publishing HQ in Munich, Germany, Koch Media owns local publishing companies in Germany, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Sweden, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Australia, the United States as well as Japan and Hong Kong.
The Koch Media Group owns nine game development studios: Deep Silver Volition (Champaign, IL / USA), Deep Silver Dambuster Studios (Nottingham / UK), Deep Silver Fishlabs (Hamburg / Germany), Warhorse Studios (Prague / Czech Republic), Milestone (Milan / Italy), Voxler (Paris / France) , Flying Wild Hog (Warsaw, Kraków, Rzeszów / Poland), Free Radical Design (Nottingham / UK) and Vertigo Games (Rotterdam /The Netherlands). Additionally, the Koch Media Group collaborates with numerous independent development studios around the world.
Part of the Koch Media Group is also Koch Films, a leading European independent film distributor with business primarily in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy as a cinema, TV, online and Home Entertainment distributor. The Koch Media Group also owns Gaya Entertainment, a leading video game merchandise company in Munich, Germany, and the Quality Assurance Facility in Olomouc, Czech Republic.
Koch Media is an Embracer Group company.
About NA PUBLISHING:
A console game publishing company located in Tokyo, Japan. Focusing on promoting console games into Japanese/Asian market. The company has so far successfully published world-wide famous franchises such as “Friday the 13th the Game”, “Layers of Fear 2”, “Blair Witch” and so on in to Asian Markets with both Digital Download and Physical Package. Also, NA PUBLISHIING operates as a 100% son company of a 34yr old veteran game development company “Natsume Atari Inc.”, becoming also strong at co-development and porting. The company will continue to focus on bringing High-Quality Indie titles from western countries into Asia, getting the results that all those awesome games deserve.
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