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EA Reveals its Dead Space Remake for Next-Generation Systems

Coming to Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5 and PC

EA Conforms Dead Space Remake for Next-Generation Systems

EA Reveals its Dead Space Remake for Next-Generation Systems

EA has revealed that they are making a next-generation remake of Dead Space, the 2008 survival horror classic. This remake will be made by EA Motive using EA's Frostbite engine exclusively for modern gaming systems. 

Dead Space will be coming to PC, Xbox Series X/S and PlayStation 5 when the game launches. EA has confirmed that the game will be a "from the ground up" remake, hoping to raise the game to "unprecedented heights" with visual upgrades, improved controls, and upgraded audio. Dead Space will look better and be more horrific than before. 

In Dead Space, gamers will play as Issac Clarke, an engineer who has been tasked with repairing a starship called the UGS Ishimura. Things turn out to be worse than they first appeared, as the ship's crew has been either killed or infected by an alien scourge known as the necrophage. 

At this time, Dead Space's remake has no firm release date, though the fact that the game is a next-gen exclusive suggests that the game will not be released anytime soon. 


    The sci-fi survival horror classic Dead Space returns, completely rebuilt from the ground up by Motive Studios to offer a deeper and more immersive experience. Harnessing the power of the Frostbite game engine and next generation consoles, this remake brings jaw-dropping visual fidelity and improvements to gameplay while staying true to the original. Dead Space will be available on PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC.

Isaac Clarke is an everyman engineer on a mission to repair a vast, sprawling starship, the USG Ishimura, only to discover something has gone horribly wrong. The ship's crew has been slaughtered and infected by some alien scourge...and Isaac’s beloved partner, Nicole, is lost somewhere on board.

Now Isaac is alone with only his tools and engineering skills as he attempts to uncover the nightmarish mystery of what happened aboard the Ishimura. Trapped with hostile creatures called “necromorphs”, Isaac faces a battle for survival, not only against the escalating terrors of the ship, but his own crumbling sanity.


EA's Press Release

Motive, a studio of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA), today announced during EA Play Live 2021 the sci-fi classic survival horror game, Dead Space, will be returning as a remake completely rebuilt from the ground up. Dead Space is being developed exclusively for next generation consoles and PC, raising the level of horror and immersion to unprecedented heights for the franchise through stunning visuals, audio and controls powered by the Frostbite game engine. Fans will experience an improved story, characters, gameplay mechanics and more as they fight to survive a living nightmare aboard the desolate mining starship, the USG Ishimura, all while uncovering the dreadful mystery of what happened to the slaughtered crew and ship.

"The Dead Space franchise made a huge impact on the survival horror genre when it was released 12 years ago, and I came to Motive as a fan first to specifically work on this game," said Phillippe Ducharme, Senior Producer of Dead Space. "We have a passionate team at Motive who are approaching this remake as a love letter to the franchise. Going back to the original and having the opportunity to do so on next-gen consoles excited everyone on the team. As we look to modernize the game, we've reached out to dedicated fans and invited them to provide us with feedback since the early stages of production to deliver the Dead Space game they want and for new players to enjoy as well."

In Dead Space, Isaac Clarke is an everyman engineer on a mission to repair a vast, sprawling starship, the USG Ishimura, only to discover something has gone horribly wrong. The ship's crew has been slaughtered and infected by some alien scourge...and Isaac's beloved partner, Nicole, is lost somewhere on board. Now Isaac is alone with only his tools and engineering skills as he attempts to uncover the nightmarish mystery of what happened aboard the Ishimura. Trapped with hostile creatures called "necromorphs", Isaac faces a battle for survival, not only against the escalating terrors of the ship, but his own crumbling sanity.

Dead Space will be available worldwide on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and PC.

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