Layers of Fear 2 is a first-person psychological horror game with an emphasis on exploration and story. Players control a Hollywood actor who heeds the call of an enigmatic director to take on the lead role in a film shot aboard an ocean liner. Beware, for all may not truly be what it seems.
Recent Reviews:
Mixed (37) - 67% of the 37 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Mixed (669) - 66% of the 669 user reviews for this game are positive.
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May 28, 2019
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June 5

Layers of Fear 2 - Patch 1.2



Layers of Fear 2 - Patch 1.2

The team has prepared our second patch, deployed today, to address a few key issues found in Layers of Fear 2 on PC.

Patch 1.2
  • FIXED - Formless Man - Various "Instant Death" Encounters
  • FIXED - Various Lighting Issues
  • TUNED - Further Fine Tuning of the Formless Man Behavior and Difficulty
  • TUNED - Performance and Quality Adjustments
  • TUNED - Pacing Adjustments - Several Acts
  • TUNED - Black and White Post Processing - Adjusted in Chapter 2
  • TUNED - Perfect Storm Achievement
  • NEW - 'NG+ Unlocked' Pop Up with Info Added to Game Ending
This patch is now live, so please restart the title and check for updates!

-Layers of Fear 2 Dev Team
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June 1

Layers of Fear 2 - Patch 1.1



Layers of Fear 2 - Patch 1.1

We have a hotfix patch incoming for Layers of Fear 2 on PC to repair and tune a few key elements uncovered in our first week, post-launch.

Patch 1.1
  • FIXED - Several Issues with Formless Man Behavior
  • FIXED - Various Lighting Issues
  • FIXED - Involuntary Resolution Changes After Player Death
  • FIXED - Minor Bug Fixes in Multiple Acts
  • FIXED - Letter Spacing for ъ, ь, э, я
  • TUNED - Formless Man Difficulty Decreased
  • TUNED - Max Value for FOV Increased by 5%
  • TUNED - Default Controller Sensitivity Increased by 10%

The patch will go live immediately, so please restart the title and check for updates!

-Layers of Fear 2 Dev Team
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Reviews

“Carried by hauntingly beautiful writing and an unsettling atmosphere, Layers of Fear 2 is one of the most stunning horror games of this generation.”
9/10 – IGN

“Bloober Team has crafted an amazing indie horror gem here with a clear passion for the subject matter that is very rarely found in other horror games.”
9/10 – Prima Games

“Layers of Fear 2 is a brief, electric bolt of terror, a game that begs to be played in the dark and on the biggest screen possible and with a pair of sound-canceling headphones.”
4/5 – Bloody Disgusting

About This Game

The cameras are all focused on you; the center of the scene. Not just in character, you are the character. The part to play is singularly yours. Written just for you. You are met with silence. No barking orders from the director. No call to action that you need to become this version of yourself. The demand to act fills your mind, but the script pages hold no words.

Your past has helped to mold you into what you are, forced upon you the skills required to hone your craft. That same past has scraped deep furrowing scars into you, not on the outside where the world can see, but in a place buried so deep within that it has become shapeless. You push those memories down but let the experiences drive you into who, or what, you must play.

Darkness surrounds as you stand silently in the spotlight, the only sounds to be heard over your heartbeat are the distant breaking of waves against the hull and the sound of cameras pointed in your direction preserving this moment for eternity.

A deep and commanding voice rises from the distance. Act.

What part will you play?

Game Features:
  • Story-driven exploration - You must explore the world around you. Discover your past, and expose the reason for your having been cast for this film.
  • Psychological horror - Is this part of the film, or are your memories playing tricks on you? Your world may change with the slightest of provocations, you must decide what is real.
  • Ocean Liner setting - Your explorations into the depths of the ship that play the scenes for the film become ever more incredible, and ever more terrifying.
  • Classical, ominous soundtrack - An original score composed by Arkadiusz Reikowski, conducted by George Strezov, and performed by the Sofia Session Orchestra

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

This game may contain content not appropriate for all ages, or may not be appropriate for viewing at work. Frequent horror, some violence, and general mature content is present.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-3470 (3.2 GHz) / AMD A8-7600 (3.1 GHz)
    • Memory: 5 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 750 Ti / AMD Radeon R7 265
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 14 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX® 11.0 compatible
    • Additional Notes: Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-6500 (3.2 GHz) / AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 1070 / AMD Radeon RX 590
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 14 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX® 11.0 compatible
    • Additional Notes: Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system

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