Bone-chilling FPS franchise, F.E.A.R, is set to make a return though not in the way many were no doubt expecting.
Teaming up with Korean studio, Inplay Interactive, and Aeria Games, Warner Bros. today announced F.E.A.R Online, a free-to-play multiplayer shooter.
Promising to be the “next chapter” in Warner’s popular horror series, Online will offer both competitive and co-op modes.
The former will comprise of conventional game types spread across a variety of terror-inducing locales. Competitive play will also feature Soul King, F.E.A.R 3’s signature mode in which players vie for supremacy by possessing one another.
Co-op was also confirmed, pitting four players against a cluster of missions featuring series antagonist, Alma Wade. The story will run parallel to the events of F.E.A.R 2: Project Origin.
Beta sign-ups are now live. The game is currently PC-only.