F.E.A.R. Online Launches Next Month

The F.E.A.R. is back.

F.E.A.R. is back again as the next installment in the franchise, called F.E.A.R. Online, is launching in the free-to-play format on Steam starting October 17th.

The game features a new horror scenario that runs concurrently with the events of F.E.A.R. 2, many multiplayer modes, new maps, and a crafting system that lets you create customized weapons.

An open beta for the game will be available on October 8th, with developer Aeria Games encouraging those interested in participating to sign up for it on their website right here.

The F.E.A.R. franchise is one I hold dearly to my heart, as the original game is one of the best horror games of all-time. However, with each subsequent iteration they have lost what made the first one so special, with F.3.A.R. being heavy on action and light on atmosphere and story. Maybe going back in the timeline will rekindle some of the horror gamers have been craving for years.