Friday the 13th: The Game and Predator: Hunting Grounds developer announces Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed


Developer IllFonic has announced a brand new Ghostbusters game titled Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed. This is an asymmetrical multiplayer game where you can smash or be a ghost.

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According to previous IllFonic titles – such as Friday the 13th: The Game and Predator: Hunting Grounds – and in collaboration with Columbia Pictures and Ghost Corps, players will be able to control either one of four Ghostbusters or a singular terrifying specter.

By joining the newest Ghostbuster in Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed – and inheriting the position of original member Winston Zeddemore (repeated by Ernie Hudson) – you’ll be armed with a Proton Pack, PKE Meter and Ghost Trap.

Source: Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed (2022), IllFonic

Players must work together to keep the citizens calm and prevent the environment from becoming too haunted. Track down the ghost, use the particle launcher to hold it in place, and close the trap at the right time.

However, thanks to Ray Stanz (Dan Aykroyd) and Tobin’s Spirit Guide, you can embody the ghosts. Among several ghosts to choose from – each with their own unique abilities – haunt a location, scare people, and escape Scott by flying or using teleport between rifts.

Source: Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed (2022), IllFonic

Own items to sneak around a little easier with Ghostbusters, or resort to slime and summoning ghouls to save yourself in one-on-one battle.

Between matches, players can customize their Ghostbuster or Ghost at the Firehouse, upgrade their gear and abilities, and can practice using the Particle Launcher and its modifications. Get your missions from Winston before heading out to your next game.

Source: Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed (2022), IllFonic

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Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed aims to launch Q4 2022 on PC via the Epic Games Store, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S. The game will also support cross-platform multiplayer, AI allies to fill games, and single-player offline play as Ghostbuster or Ghost.

ghost hunters is one of the most popular IP addresses in the world,” IllFonic CEO Charles Brungardt said in a press release, “so we’re doing everything we can to create something special and accessible to this database. diverse fans. If you are someone who loves movies or asymmetrical multiplayer games, this is for you.

Source: Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed (2022), IllFonic

Additional information that may appear in the trailer includes map locations. These appear to be Alcatraz (a prison-turned-museum, or something inspired by it), a hotel (judging by the piano, bar, and luggage cart), and the Metropolitan Museum of Nature & Science.

Besides Hudson and Aykroyd, other Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed voice actors have been revealed. Rahul Kohli (Midnight Mass, Scarecrow as Harley Quinn) announced his involvement on Twitter.

“I can finally reveal that I’m secretly working on a new project, #GhostbustersSpiritsUnleashed! I can’t tell you who I’m voicing,” Kouhi teased“That’s for another time, but you *can* watch the first trailer right now!”

Source: Rahul Kohli, Twitter

Another voice actor announced for Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed is journalist and video game presenter Greg Miller, announcing his involvement but not his role through Twitter and two podcasts.

Miller tweeted: “There is a new Ghostbusters video game. I played it, I dug it, and I am a voice of it!

Source: Greg Miller Twitter

While neither has confirmed their roles, it seems unlikely that they’ll just voice a few soundbites of otherwise hollow playable characters. Writer red against blue James Willems and his wife and writer of Armageddon Elysee Willems announced that they would be writing for the game, suggesting that a larger narrative would unfold.

Source: Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed (2022), IllFonic

Will Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed do you any good, or does something sound a little Flip City? Let us know on social media and in the comments below.

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