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Survival horror game Conscript coming to Switch

Posted on May 28, 2024 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch eShop


Today, publisher Team17 and developer Catchweight Studio announced the upcoming title Conscript for Switch. It does not have a release window at this time.

Conscript, which takes place during the Great War, is a new take on classic survival horror. Players will take on the role of a French soldier looking for his brother during the Battle of Verdun. 

Find more information about the game in the following overview:

Conscript is an upcoming survival horror game inspired by classics of the genre – set in 1916 during the Great War. Conscript will blend all the punishing mechanics of older horror games into a cohesive, tense, and unique experience.

In Conscript, you play as a French soldier searching for his missing-in-action brother during the Battle of Verdun. Will you be able to search twisted trenches, navigate overrun forts, and cross no-mans-land to find him, and ensure a home goes unbroken?

Key Features

  • Experience classic and methodical survival horror gameplay in a unique historical setting: the Battle of Verdun.
  • Highly re-playable with various difficulty settings, multiple endings, unlockable costumes and bonus weapons.
  • Fend off a variety of enemy soldiers and combatants with a variety of WW1 melee weapons and firearms.
  • Survive in an intense, harrowing atmosphere boosted by a unique pixel art aesthetic and oppressive sound design.
  • Navigate intricate level design that promotes item management and route planning, whilst solving complex environmental puzzles.
  • Distinct WW1 themed areas that intertwine and overlap.

Get a look at a trailer for Conscript below.

Gameplay Trailer

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