Zombie survival game 7 Days to Die will be making its way onto console later this year, developer The Fun Pimps has announced. 7 Days to Die released on PC in alpha in 2013 with the game coming to Steam via Early Access in December 2013.
7 Days to Die will be heading to both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in June 2016 thanks to a deal between The Fun Pimps and Telltale Publishing who have agreed to publish the game for consoles. The game will be available digitally although physical retail copies will also be available at selected retailers.
The game throws players into a zombie apocalypse in a huge, voxel sandbox world giving players the freedom to survive how they wish. Players must ensure that they eat and drink to stay fed and hydrated as well as ensuring that they stay in peak physical condition to give themselves the best chance to survive. 7 Days to Die features an in-depth crafting system and gives players total freedom to build any kind of their base they want.
The console version of the game will add a new multiplayer mode which will allow for local split-screen play as well as introducing other multiplayer modes and features which will be revealed in the weeks ahead.
Anyone who pre-orders a copy of 7 Days to Die for PS4 or Xbox One will receive exclusive access to 5 character skins from Telltale’s The Walking Dead games, including Michonne and Lee Everett.
“Telltale Publishing seeks to bring the best and most innovative games in their genres to new audiences. 7 Days to Die has already thrilled over 1.5 million PC users worldwide, and we’re delighted to bring this game from the PC to consoles everywhere,” said Steve Allison, SVP Publishing at Telltale, Inc.
“The Fun Pimps have redefined what the survival genre can be with unrivalled world-building, crafting, and character growth. With overwhelmingly positive user feedback for the PC version, we can’t wait to expose a brand new audience to this exceptional and terrifying sandbox experience.”
It will be a unique game on console that’s for sure with no other game currently available on current-gen consoles offering the kind of zombie survival gameplay that 7 Days to Die brings to the table, especially when mixed in with a huge sandbox open-world.