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Remake of detective game Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened will be released in February 2023

Ukrainian studio Frogwares announced the release window of the remake Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened. The remastered game will release on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC on Steam in February 2023.

Frogwares is currently completing its fundraiser for the game through Kickstarterwhich started on August 4.

Initially, the developers needed only 70 thousand euros to complete the game. The required amount was collected in six hours after the start of the campaign and has now reached 229 thousand euros, which is 320% more than the intended target. Collections will end on September 3rd.

Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened will receive a reward system, episodes with a playable Dr. Watson, as well as an expanded soundtrack, dialogues with NPCs and more realistic object physics at the expense of additional funds.

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Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened is a crossover between Lovecraft and Conan Doyle in the adventure detective genre, which tells about a young Sherlock Holmes and his confrontation with a sinister sect that worships the monstrous ancient deity Cthulhu. The remake will take place several years after the recent prequel. Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One and show how Holmes and Watson, then just roommates, became a famous crime-solving duo.

The original Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened came out in 2007. The updated version is built completely from scratch on Unreal Engine with modern graphics and animations, new gameplay mechanics, additional side quests and a rewritten storyline that will connect the game with the story of a young Sherlock.

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