One of the horror genre’s most notable film classics is Tobe Hooper’s 1974 masterpiece The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, the terrifying slasher, which spawned numerous sequels, as well as the iconic villain Leatherface. The Texas Chainsaw franchise, which has celebrated nearly 50 years of existence since its initial release, will be coming to the current generation of gaming in the form of the upcoming asymmetric horror title also called The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, set to arrive very soon. Here is everything we know about The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, including its release date, platforms, and the game’s premise.
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Release Date
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre will release on August 18, 2023.
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Platforms
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre will launch on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S. As of this writing, there are no plans for the game to release on Nintendo Switch. While Leatherface has appeared in a variety of other games, including Dead by Daylight and Mortal Kombat X, this marks the first new videogame release from the franchise in forty years, following 1983’s controversial The Texas Chainsaw Massacre for the Atari 2600.
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Explained
According to the game’s official description, “Take on the role of one of the notorious Slaughter family, or their victims, in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, a third-person asymmetrical horror experience based on the groundbreaking and iconic 1974 horror film. Experience the mad and macabre for yourself in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre.”
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