DreadXP — an independent horror publisher and production company — and independent developer Lovely Hellplace are delighted to announce that open-world RPG Dread Delusion is now available on Windows PC via Steam Early Access. Featuring PlayStation One era visuals and gameplay inspired by classic RPGs such as The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind and King’s Field, Dread Delusion tasks players with carving their own paths as they discover curious towns, unearth occult secrets, master powerful magic, and change the world through their choices.
Dread Delusion originally debuted as part of the Haunted PS1 Demo Disc anthology collection and has since been fleshed out into its own standalone title. The game transports players into a broken world whose surface seethes with an undead curse, while humanity clings to flying continents in the sky. Players can fight to heal the world or focus instead on making as much profit, or accruing as much power, as they want. Dread Delusion is all about player choice and the decisions that you make directly impact the way the story unfolds.
As players explore the flying worlds ofDread Delusion, they will face off against unspeakable horrors and friends turned foes. Thankfully, combat is flexible, with charm and charisma just as viable as swinging a sword or casting a spell. Players will be able to visit towns, meet characters, and complete quests at their own pace. Dread Delusion is an ever evolving experience; Early Access updates will expand the main quest line (10-15 hours of additional content), unlock new weapons and spells, expand character customization, add constructible houses, and more.
Dread Delusion Key Features:
- Choose Your Own Adventure: Uncover a rich, interactive narrative through the game’s quests, or pick a direction and explore by yourself. The world of Dread Delusion is yours to mold and discover!
- Retro RPG Radness: Explore a beautiful PlayStation One-style 3D world that is heavily inspired by classic RPGs including The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind and King’s Field. From mushroom forests to undead mausoleums, strange, gorgeous locations await you.
- Fight and/or Fright: With a varied skill system, there’s always an alternative to combat. Charm people, pick locks or use secret knowledge. A keen mind or charming wit can prove just as useful as a sword.
- Loco Locals: Unwind from the hustle and bustle of undead curses and sky continents by resting in one of the many towns. You’ll be able to sleep through the night, trade goods, and even rub elbows with the dynamic denizens. But be warned, sometimes the worst monsters are hiding in plain sight…
Dread Delusion is available now for purchase for Windows PC at a special Steam Early Access price of $19.99 USD. When the game exits Steam Early Access, the price will increase to $24.99. Fans can purchase the game on Steam at its special discounted price starting today.