Konami shared some of the Silent Hill announcements today as part of a Silent Hill Transmission presentation confirming many long-standing rumors, as well as putting others to bed.
Arguably the biggest news from the rollout is that Bloober Team, the developers behind The Medium and other horror games, is remaking Silent Hill 2. The trailer for the game shows off scenes. in the iconic game with brand new visuals. The Silent Hill 2 remake will come to PC via Steam and will be a PlayStation 5 console exclusive for at least a year after launch.
Konami has followed up with Silent Hill Townfall, a new game from the developers of No Code, the creators of Observations and Untold Stories. The teaser shared for the game offers few details about the game, but implies that it will be something different for Silent Hill.
Christophe Gans, director of the 2006 original Silent Hill movies, is returning to create a new Silent Hill movie titled Back to Silent Hill. Gans appeared during the presentation to talk about a movie adaptation of Silent Hill 2. Filming and casting are still in the works, but Gans already has some concept art to share. .
Next, Konami shared some of her planned new Silent Hill merchandise. High-end figurines of characters like James Sunderland and Mario from Silent Hill 2 were on display, as well as a statue of Silent Hill2’s humorous, non-terminating dog, where James knows everything. Happened to me being controlled by a dog. A plush mastermind dog is also coming soon.
Silent Hill Ascension is another new Silent Hill project described as an “interactive video streaming experience” with the tagline, “Facing your trauma together”. The multiplayer game features several development partners, including Dead by Daylight creator Behavior Interactive, as well as Bad Robot Games from director JJ Abrams. Little has been shown or shared about the gameplay, but it looks like it will be some form of narrative-driven multiplayer game.
Finally, the presentation ended with a pre-rendered trailer for a new, mainline Silent Hill game called Silent Hill f. The game’s trailer shows a young woman walking through a Japanese town, dragging a tube along the ground (much like Pyramid Head) and eventually being consumed by flowers. When the game will release and what kind of game is currently unclear.