Pre-orders with bonus Ash Williams outfits from Army of Darkness are now available alongside a new trailer paying homage to the original The Evil Dead
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Feb. 8, 2022 — Saber Interactive and Boss Team Games have released a new trailer for Evil Dead: The Game. The groovy and gruesome co-op PvP and PvE multiplayer action game, inspired by the iconic horror, humor and battles of the “Evil Dead” universe, will release on May 13, 2022, for PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC via Epic Games Store.
Pre-orders for Evil Dead: The Game go live today on all platforms alongside a new trailer that pays tribute to the film’s original trailer and aesthetic. Dripping in vintage, lurid, early-’80s horror movie trailer vibes, the new pre-order trailer shows off some of the classic fan-favorite characters, weapons, and demons that fans can expect to reckon with in the game.
Pre-ordering any version of Evil Dead: The Game grants two bonus Ash outfits: the Ash Williams S-Mart Employee Outfit and the Ash Williams Gallant Knight Outfit. The Standard Edition of Evil Dead: The Game is now available for pre-order for $39.99, while the Deluxe Edition is available for $59.99 and includes Season Pass 1. Season Pass 1 includes four upcoming DLC packs at a discounted rate, with several exciting DLC releases to be announced.
In addition to the standard edition of the game, Boss Team Games are producing two special physical Collector’s Editions that are also available for pre-order today. Evil Dead: The Game Collector’s Editions will only be available in limited quantities and feature rare, official collectibles. The Collector’s Edition includes: the Deluxe Edition of the game with Season Pass 1, an exclusive in-game skin for Ash designed by Tom Savini, exclusive steel case, collectible box, hardcover artbook, original vinyl soundtrack, exclusive T-shirt, and five art cards, all for $124.99. The Ultimate Collector’s Edition includes all of the above content, as well as a full-size replica Evil Dead II Book of the Dead Necronomicon Prop by Trick or Treat Studios and licensed by STUDIOCANAL, for $199.99. Pre-orders for both versions of the Collector’s Editions are available directly from the official Boss Team Games store at https://store.bossteamgames.com.
Evil Dead: The Game brings the biggest characters from the franchise together in an over-the-top, gore-filled action experience against the forces of darkness. Work as a team of four survivors, including Ash, Kelly Maxwell, Pablo Simon Bolivar, Scotty, Lord Arthur and more, to kick Deadite butt and banish the vile Kandarian Demon. Or become the mighty Demon yourself, using your powers of possession to stop the good guys dead and swallow their souls! Discover fan-favorite sights from the franchise, battle with more than 25 hard-hitting weapons in multiplayer and the game’s bonus single-player missions, and level up a variety of skill trees to survive the night.
Evil Dead: The Game is officially licensed by Boss Team Games from Renaissance Pictures, STUDIOCANAL, leading entertainment company Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM), and global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) to develop the first multi-platform console and PC game based on “The Evil Dead,” “Evil Dead II: Dead by Dawn,” and “Army of Darkness” films and the STARZ “Ash vs Evil Dead” television series. The game is being developed and published by Saber Interactive and Boss Team Games.
Evil Dead: The Game will release on May 13, 2022, for PC via Epic Games Store, PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation®4, and Xbox One. It is scheduled for release on Nintendo Switch in the future. For more information, visit www.EvilDeadtheGame.com, and follow the game on Facebook at www.facebook.com/EvilDeadTheGame, Twitter @EvilDeadTheGame and Instagram @EvilDeadTheGame.
About Saber Interactive
An Embracer Group company headquartered in the U.S., Saber Interactive is a worldwide publisher and developer consisting of 21 studios in the Americas and Europe. Creating games for all major platforms based on original and licensed IPs, Saber’s titles include Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2, World War Z, SnowRunner, Evil Dead: The Game and A Quiet Place. Founded in 2001, Saber is known for two decades of development partnerships with AAA publishers, producing The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for Nintendo Switch and next-gen consoles, Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Crysis Remastered, and many others.
About Boss Team Games
Boss Team Games, LLC focuses on console, PC, and mobile games based on iconic characters and franchises. In addition to Evil Dead: The Game, the company recently released the hit mobile game Cobra Kai: Card Fighter and is working on other titles adapted from popular film and television franchises. Follow Boss Team Games on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram @bossteamgames.
About Renaissance Pictures
Renaissance Pictures was formed in 1979 by Sam Raimi, Robert Tapert and Bruce Campbell.
About Creative Licensing
Located in Los Angeles, Calif., Creative Licensing is a full-service independent merchandise licensing agency that specializes in long-term brand development. Founded in 1982, Creative Licensing currently represents a large catalogue of classic films and properties, including STUDIOCANAL for this project.
STUDIOCANAL, a 100% affiliate of CANAL+ Group held by Vivendi, is Europe’s leader in production, distribution and international sales of feature films and TV series, operating directly in all three major European markets – France, the United Kingdom and Germany – as well as in Australia and New Zealand.
STUDIOCANAL owns one of the most important film libraries in the world, boasting nearly 6,000 titles from 60 countries. Spanning 100 years of film history, this vast and unique catalogue includes among others the iconic Terminator 2, Rambo, Breathless, Mulholland Drive, The Pianist and Belle de Jour.
About Metro Goldwyn Mayer
Metro Goldwyn Mayer is a leading entertainment company focused on the production and global distribution of film and television content across all platforms. The company owns one of the world’s deepest libraries of premium film and television content. In addition, MGM has investments in numerous television channels. For more information, visit www.mgm.com.
Combining the STARZ premium global subscription platform with world-class motion picture and television studio operations, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) brings a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. Its film, television, subscription, location-based entertainment and games businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and the largest collection of film and television franchises in the independent media space. A digital age company driven by its entrepreneurial culture and commitment to innovation, the Lionsgate brand is synonymous with bold, original, relatable entertainment for the audiences it serves worldwide.
THE EVIL DEAD™ and its related characters are copyrighted trademarks of Renaissance Pictures, LTD. exclusively licensed to Diversion3 Entertainment, LLC. EVIL DEAD is a registered service mark of Renaissance Pictures LTD. All rights reserved. EVIL DEAD 2: DEAD BY DAWN™ is a trademark of STUDIOCANAL S.A.S. All Rights Reserved. © 2022 STUDIOCANAL S.A.S. All Rights Reserved. ARMY OF DARKNESS © 1993 Orion Pictures Corporation. ARMY OF DARKNESS and its related trademarks, logos, characters, and other materials ™ Orion Pictures Corporation & © 1993-2022 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved. ASH VS EVIL DEAD © Starz Entertainment, LLC. All Rights Reserved. EVIL DEAD: THE GAME programming and content is © 2022 Evil Dead GameCo, LLC, assigned under license to Boss Team Games, LLC Additional Game Design ™ and © Diversion3 Entertainment, LLC. All Rights Reserved.