Update: The Next Dark Pictures Game Is A Sci-Fi Horror Called Directive 8020

The Dark Pictures Anthology series season 2 directive 8020 teaser trailer

Update, 11/17/2022:

Earlier this year, Supermassive Games submitted several hallmarks for brand-new games that lots of forecasted belonged to its Dark Pictures compilation collection. One of those games was Directive 8020 and also currently, with the current compilation game, The Devil In Me, out tomorrow, it’s been verified that Directive 8020 is up following. It will certainly be the Season 2 best of The Dark Pictures collection. 

This information visits method of GameTrailers, that found the intro trailer for Directive 8020 as component of The Devil In Me’s launch, maintaining in custom with the current game teasing the following game, as reported by Destructoid.

Check out the intro trailer for The Dark Pictures: Directive 8020 for on your own listed below

As you can see, Directive 8020 will certainly be the collection’ very first forray right into sci-fi scary, and also it appears this game is heading right into Alien area. Destructoid keeps in mind that Directive 8020 is a genuine regulation utilized by NASA released for “biological contamination control for outbound and inbound planetary spacecraft.” That offers us a respectable suggestion of what we’re handling in this game, it appears. Only time will certainly inform for certain, though. There’s no launch day for Directive 8020 and also considering it’s the begin of Season 2, the delay can be longer than the delay in between Season 1 launches. 

If you’re searching for a scary repair in the meanwhile, The Dark Pictures Season 1 ending, The Devil In Me, is out tomorrow on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and also computer. 

The initial tale proceeds listed below…

Original Story, 2/1/2022:

Supermassive Games started its compilation scary collection, The Dark Pictures, in 2019 with Man of Medan, and also ever since, it’s launched a brand-new entrance annually. Little Hope was launched in 2020, and also in 2015, the workshop produced House of Ashes. 

The Devil In Me depends on bat next off, which game will certainly work as the period ending of The Dark Pictures’ very first period. The 5th game in the collection, Switchback, was semi-revealed via a hallmark declaring by Supermassive Games. Now, the following 5 games have actually been exposed likewise. 

What’s fascinating is that Supermassive Games has actually lengthy described The Dark Pictures as a 8-game collection. These 5 brand-new hallmarks bring the amount to 10. Perhaps Season 2 is a 6-game period, or possibly, a 3rd period remains in the jobs. Only Supermassive Games understands. For currently, we have a respectable suggestion of what the following 5 games after Switchback will certainly be, many thanks to a new trademark filing found by Twitter customer The Marmolade, as reported by Gematsu:

  • The Dark Pictures: Directive 8020
  • The Dark Pictures: The Craven Man
  • The Dark Pictures: Intercession
  • The Dark Pictures: Winterfold
  • The Dark Pictures: O Death

And below’s a slide show including pictures of each trademarked logo design: 


For the majority of these, it’s tough to assemble specifically what the game has to do with, that makes feeling thinking about all we understand is the feasible names. However, some are less complicated than others. For instance, Directive 8020 appears to hint in the direction of an advanced sci-fi scary game. The Craven Man could be comparable to The Wicker Man, or perhaps even Jeepers Creepers. 

It could be a while prior to we discover what each is, so in the meanwhile, look into our ideas on the collection so far in Game Informer’s Man of Medan review, Little Hope review, and also House of Ashes review

[Source: Gematsu]

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