The Casting of Frank Stone: Everything we know about the game

The Casting of Frank Stone, an upcoming horror game developed by Supermassive Games and published by Behaviour Interactive.

It will be a spin-off to Dead by Daylight and is being touted as a unique addition to the horror genre.

Here is everything we know about the game so far.

Background and development

Supermassive Games, known for titles like Until Dawn, The Quarry, and The Dark Pictures Anthology, has teamed up with Behaviour Interactive, the studio behind Dead by Daylight, to create The Casting of Frank Stone.

This collaboration signifies a melding of expertise in cinematic storytelling and horror game development.

Setting and story

The game is set in Cedar Hills, a town haunted by the legacy of a sadistic killer named Frank Stone.

The narrative revolves around a group of teenagers who share a connection with a dark secret that envelops the town’s history.

Players will delve into the mystery of Cedar Hills, confronting horrors spawned in the depths of an Oregon steel mill, where Frank Stone’s gruesome crimes took place.

The story promises to be a twisted journey where nothing is quite as it seems, shadowed by the violent past of the killer.

Gameplay

The Casting of Frank Stone is a single-player, choice-based horror game.

Supermassive Games emphasizes that every decision made by the player will shape the story and impact the fate of its characters.

The gameplay is expected to feature Quick Time Events (QTEs) and require critical thinking, continuing the studio’s tradition of creating games where choices and moral dilemmas play a crucial role.

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Release and platforms

The game was officially revealed during The Game Awards 2023.

While a specific release date hasn’t been announced yet, it’s speculated that the game might debut in Q4 2024 at the earliest.

The Casting of Frank Stone will be available on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC.

Trailer and response

A reveal trailer offers glimpses of the plot and characters but not revealing much about gameplay elements.

The trailer has sparked interest among fans of horror games, particularly those who appreciate narrative-driven experiences.

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