The Callisto Protocol, a survival horror game by Glen Schofield, has a release date. On December 2nd, it will be available for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC. The date was revealed in a trailer that gives a first look at the game’s gory, atmospheric terrors.
The trailer evokes a sense of dread similar to the Dead Space series. Schofield says his team worked hard on the lighting and other details to make The Callisto Protocol appear appropriately creepy.
Players will assume the role of Jacob Lee (Josh Duhamel), an inmate at a prison on Jupiter’s “dead moon” Callisto. When guards and fellow inmates begin to mutate into Biophage monsters, Jacob is forced to fight for his life.
You’ll be armed with the GRP, a gravity weapon designed for use by the prison’s guards. According to Schofield, you will be able to freeze a charging enemy or launch the creatures into environmental hazards.
Schofield’s Striking Distance Studio, a subsidiary of PUBG owner Krafton, is working on the game. The Callisto Protocol was supposed to be a part of the PUBG universe at first, but Schofield revealed last month that it is now a separate entity.
The Callisto Protocol will be featured in the Summer Game Fest showcase next Thursday, with a gameplay demo. Meanwhile, EA is hard at work on a remake of the original Dead Space, which will be released on January 27th.