Dear Esther: Landmark Edition will launch worldwide on Playstation 4 and Xbox One on Tuesday 20th September, 2016. The game will launch at the price of $9.99/£8.99/€9.99.
While the game will remain faithful to the Source Engine onto Unity 5 original version, a host of new features have also been added to the package.
achievements and trophies
A new developer commentary with Jessica Curry, Rob Briscoe and Dan Pinchbeck
larger subtitles options and the choice to use a crosshair
A PC and Mac version of the Landmark Edition will launch in a few months time with the new features for all the non-console players of the world, and The Chinese Room have also announced that the upgrade will be free to all existing users.
You can watch a short teaser trailer for Dear Esther: Landmark Edition below:
You can read our review of Dear Esther back from when it was first released here.
The Chinese Room originally began as a mod team based out of the University of Portsmouth, UK, and their first three projects included Half-Life 2 mods Antolin Soccer and Dear Esther, and Doom 3 mod Conscientious Objector.
Out of the three it was Dear Esther that got traction and became a cult hit, and the team soon remade it as its own stand alone game. In the years since its 2012 release it has continuously split opinion and has been a big factor in the “walking simulator” debate that has often taken over the internet.