Today Aeria Games, one of the best known names in free-to-play games announced that they will be releasing the upcoming F.E.A.R. game, and that it will be free online. F.E.A.R. will act as an online co-op extension of the 2009 console release, F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin, utilizing the same FPS style of game play and expanding on the Project Origins story. The story will again center on F.E.A.R. antagonistt, Alma Wade.
If the trailer is any indication, F.E.A.R. Online looks to be yet another psychologically harrowing installment in an already terrifying series.
Tom Nichols, Vice President of PC gaming at Aeria Games had this to say about the newly announced F.E.A.R. installment: “We are thrilled to present the next entry in one of the most popular horror franchises of the last decade. F.E.A.R. Online will bring back the tense, heart-pounding action that the series is known for and make it accessible to a huge online community of competitive players.”
Interested games can sign up for the F.E.A.R. Online Beta here.