Developer Ebb Software has revealed the playtime for its upcoming HG Giger and Lovecraft-inspired horror film Scorn, and now we know it won’t take too long to get over the “horrible experience.”
Scorn is due out on October 21 for Xbox Series X/S and PC, just in time for Halloween. And now that Scorn’s playtime has been officially confirmed, we can safely say that he’ll have plenty of time to finish it before it’s time to put out the pumpkins.
How long does it take to beat Scorn?
Scorn takes 6-8 hours to expire, according to developer Ebb Software. The study revealed Scorn’s approximate play time during a recent AMA on Reddit. (opens in a new tab)clarifying that his own game could take longer “depending on the style of play”.
In the same answer, the developer explained how puzzles are key to Scorn’s gameplay, so depending on your skill at solving video game puzzles, you could see your own playtime stretch into double digits. “Puzzles are the key for players to progress through the game, but still, all kinds of players will be able to enjoy the world they find themselves in.”
6 – 8 hours is shorter compared to many modern games, not that it’s a bad thing, but it’s pretty much in line when you compare it to other recent narrative-focused horror games like Resident Evil 2 Remake and Resident Evil Town. Also, when our Scorn preview warns that the game is so awful that he’s giving GR’s Joe Donnelly real nightmares, 6 to 8 hours sounds a lot more acceptable than 60 to 80 hours, doesn’t it?
When asked if there are any post-launch plans for Scorn, Ebb Software said (opens in a new tab) It’s too soon to say that. “Let’s all enjoy the horrible experience of Scorn.”
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