When is The Last Case of Benedict Fox Coming Out?

Release date, platforms, and demo information for Plot Twist's Lovecraftian Metroidvania

In a year chock full of highly anticipated releases, one of the most intriguing is Plot Twist’s The Last Case of Benedict Fox, set to release in 2023 for PC and Xbox Series X|S. The new title published by Rogue Games, Inc. generated buzz at Gamescom in 2022 after winning the “Most Anticipated Xbox Game” award, and had been previously scheduled for a Spring or Q2 2023 release. However, we finally have some definitive information for when the Lovecraftian Metroidvania will be arriving, as well as an exciting new demo for gamers to experience. Here is everything we know about when The Last Case of Benedict Fox is coming out.

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The Last Case of Benedict Fox Release Date

The Last Case of Benedict Fox will launch on April 27, 2023 for PC and Xbox Series X|S. It is an exciting development for players excited to experience the game’s unique atmosphere and ambiance with an intriguing blend of genres. Alongside being a Metroidvania, the game is also described as “roguelike, RPG, and atmospheric” in its user defined tags on Steam, which goes to show that nobody knows exactly what to expect from The Last Case of Benedict Fox. However, some of the mystery surrounding the gameplay has been dispelled thanks to a new demo that is out now.

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The Last Case of Benedict Fox Demo

A short demo for The Last Case of Benedict Fox is available to be downloaded on Steam, free of charge. The gameplay features a quick introductory combat tutorial followed by an exhibition of an early game setting, as players are tasked with exploring an eerie mansion and more, but I’ll let you experience the demo yourself to avoid spoiling any other details. Along with its aforementioned Metroidvania elements, The Last Case of Benedict Fox also seems to have taken influence from the Soulslike genre, but with a Lovecraftian spin that is in full force through the 15-30 minute demo.

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What is The Last Case of Benedict Fox About?

The game’s official Steam page describes, “Take on the last case of Benedict Fox and dive into a twisted world of secret organizations, forbidden rituals, and cold-blooded murders. Explore the memories of deceased victims as you search for clues and fight demons in this fantastical Lovecraftian Metroidvania.”

It’s official, alongside an exciting demo, it has been confirmed that The Last Case of Benedict Fox will come out for PC and Xbox Series X|S on April 27, 2023.

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