The Escapists 2 Releases On August 22

By Mike Sousa on July 11, 2017, 4:34PM EDT

Team17 and Mouldy Toof Studios announced that The Escapists 2, the follow up to their award-winning prison-escape game, will release on the 22nd of August on PS4, Xbox One and PC.

In this pulse-pounding penitentiary, players will experience the thrill of escaping a hidden compound deep in the jungle. You’ll need determination and drive to avoid the unquestioningly devoted guards, constant surveillance, and the Illustrious Leader himself, in your bid for freedom.

The Escapists 2 supports multiplayer co-op up to four players in both local and online play. Even with four players, escaping won't be easy though. You'll have to work around the strict prison schedule and avoid the unwanted attention of guards. Craft weapons and tools found (or stolen) from within the prison, but beware of cell shakedowns. Get a job or perform “favours" for your fellow inmates to purchase vital supplies, all while scouting escape routes.

Key Features:

  • A dedicated tutorial for new players to learn the basics of prison life.
  • 10 unique themed prisons to escape from including the frosty Fort Tundra, a train hurtling through the desert, and even a trip to the final frontier!
  • Play each prison solo or multiplayer with both local and online co-op and versus modes for up to four players.
  • Drop-in, drop-out online multiplayer experience. Carefully plan and execute an intricate escape from your initial incarceration with your fellow inmates either online or locally, or simply hop into an existing game already in progress to help pull off the final touches of the escape!
  • A brand new combat system to make every prison brawl even more bruising.
  • Create your con with over 300 customisations to create your perfect prisoner.
  • New ways to escape.
  • New items to craft - Build yourself a homemade Taser to knock out guards plus many more!

The Escapists 2 is available to pre-order starting today for £19.99/$19.99/19,99 € from Steam and for PS4 and Xbox One from select retailers, with digital pre-orders available soon. Those who pre-order from select retailers will get access to an additional prison, The Glorious Regime.

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