Rumours have circulated recently that The Callisto Protocol might be delayed until 2023. an Epic Games listing to that effect. Well, it turns out we’re still getting our slithery, slimy sci-fi horror this year, and developer Striking Distance has announced the game has gone gold and will arrive in December as originally scheduled.
We are thrilled to share this news with you #thecallistoprotocol It has gone gold! On behalf of everyone at @sd_studiosThank you for your support. We can’t wait to see you face the horrors at Black Iron Prison on Dec 2nd. pic.twitter.com/NfHSWexvyx
— The Callisto Protocol (@CallistoTheGame) October 21, 2022
Glen Schofield, Striking Distance CEO recently tweeted about The Callisto Protocol’s long hours and sparked another conversation about the industry’s crunch. The game’s recent gold status might provide some relief for the team that is already exhausted. Want to learn more about The Callisto Protocol Here are the game’s key features…
- Horror Engineering The Callisto Protocol is a next generation survival horror film by Glen Schofield. The game combines atmosphere, tension, brutality, and terrifying moments of helplessness with humanity to immerse players in a heart-pounding story that exposes the horrors lurking around every corner.
- Master Brutal, Strategic Combat – The Callisto Protocol requires players to master a thrilling mix of melee combat and ranged fighting, including a unique gravity weapon that was once used by Black Iron guards in order to control the prison population. Players will have to confront their grotesque opponents by hacking off limbs and blasting off legs and using whatever creative tools they have to survive each encounter.
- Uncover the Secrets to the United Jupiter Company – Set on Jupiter’s dead moon Callisto in the year 2320, The Callisto Protocol casts players as Jacob Lee, an inmate in Black Iron Prison. Jacob must confront his deepest fears in order to defeat the bloodthirsty beasts that stalk him when a plague causes the moon’s chaos.
- Experience the Isolation of Jupiter’s Dead Moon – One of the most hostile, isolated environments in the universe, Callisto looms large over Jacob’s desperate struggle to survive. Players must not only contend with the horrors of Black Iron Prison, but also the centuries-old secrets that plague Jupiter’s long-dead moon, both above and below the surface.
The Callisto Protocol launches on PC and Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S (PS4), and PS5 on December 2.