Last year’s multiplayer Evil Dead game won’t get new content, Switch version canned

Last year's multiplayer Evil Dead game won't get new content, Switch version canned

Saber Interactive has announced it’s ending development of last year’s Evil Dead: The Game – meaning no new content will be produced and the planned Switch version is now cancelled.

Evil Dead: The Game – which launched onto Xbox, PlayStation, and PC last May – is another entry in the asymmetrical multiplayer horror genre that’s already bought us the likes of Dead by Daylight and The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, this one pitting a cast of familiar faces from the Evil Dead movies, including Bruce Campbell’s Ash Williams, against the Deadite hordes.

Since its release, sporadic post-launch support has introduced a castle map inspired by Army of Darkness, new outfits, a number of characters, the new Plaguebringer class, and a new Splatter Royale mode. April saw the previously Epic Games Store-exclusive title make the jump to Steam on PC, but content updates fizzled out after that – and now Saber Interactive has confirmed development has reached its end.

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