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Survival Horror Game Maid of Sker Has Arrived in Retail

Do Not Panic – Don’t Even Breathe, Maid of Sker Has Arrived in Retail

The first-person survival horror game is available now in stores for PlayStation®4 and Xbox One

London – Sept. 22, 2020  Gamers brave enough for the challenge can experience a terrifying journey of survival in first-person horror game Maid of Sker, now available in stores for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One. Set in a remote hotel with a macabre history from Welsh folklore, Maid of Sker takes players through a chilling tale, faced by frightening enemies and fighting to survive. Developed by Wales Interactive and published for retail by Perp GamesMaid of Sker is available for $29.99 through major retailers including Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop and Target.

Inspired by the haunting true story of Elizabeth Williams, players take on the role of Thomas Evans, a musician thrust into a terrifying battle to save the woman he loves. Set in 1898, players are armed only with a defensive sound device and charged with keeping eyes open and staying alert as they solve the supernatural mystery that hangs over the Sker Hotel.

Maid of Sker players will encounter:

  • A 3D Sound-Based AI System – This is the core survival gameplay mechanic. In order to make it past enemies with super hearing, players must master hiding, running, creeping, trapping and distracting techniques.
  • Increased Difficulty – As players progress, enemies become more difficult to avoid, to the point where standing still and holding your breath is the only option. However, run out of breath and – suffer.
  • Realistic 4K Visuals – Making the action even more chilling, the realistic visuals feature 4K uncapped on PC and enhancements on PS4 Pro and Xbox One X.
  • A Multiple-Thread Narrative – Players’ decisions are especially meaningful, unlocking different story paths and multiple endings.
  • A Terrifying Experience – Taking inspiration from R.D. Blackmore’s 19th century novel, “The Maid of Sker,” and the original Welsh ballad, “Y Ferch o’r Sger,” the story is told in a truly sinister way, reigniting one of the most haunting tales in Wales.

Maid of Sker is available now for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One for $29.99 USD at major retailers including Amazon (PS4Xbox), GameStop (PS4Xbox), Best Buy (PS4Xbox) and Target (PS4Xbox). The game is rated M for Mature by the ESRB.

About Perp Games: Perp Games is a global video games publisher, with a proud track record of publishing award-winning titles, exciting indie games and some of the world’s most recognized franchises, from the most talented studios. Perp Games is an established and recognised global force in entertainment, bringing extraordinary and exciting games to market, across multiple formats and media.

 About Wales Interactive: Wales Interactive is a multi-award-winning video game and interactive movie developer & publisher, based in South Wales, UK. Our catalogue of titles includes Maid of SkerThe ComplexLate ShiftThe BunkerDon’t Knock TwiceThe Shapeshifting Detective and more. We are passionate about video games and our aim is to create original games that entertain the world as well as put Wales on the video games map. Find out more here.

Written by Michael Therkelsen

(Senior Editor)