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The Forest Cathedral PlayStation Release Date

Environmental Thriller, The Forest Cathedral, Hits PS5 This Halloween

by Wesley LeBlanc on Oct 03, 2023 at 07:00 AM

The Forest Cathedral is an environmental thriller that hit Xbox Series X/S and PC earlier this year in March. Now, Game Informer can exclusively reveal it hits PlayStation 5 on October 31, making this a great spooky experience for the holiday. 

For the uninitiated, The Forest Cathedral is inspired by events surrounding real-life scientist Rachel Carson's investigation into Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane, otherwise known as the harmful DDT pesticide. Publisher Whitethorn Games says this game is "a dramatic reimagining of Carson's environmental science book, Silent Spring." 

You can get a look at it in The Forest Cathedral PS5 release date trailer below: 

As you can see in the trailer above, in The Forest Cathedral, players take on the role of Rachel in her new field research biologist position on a mysterious island. What begins as simply completing weekly work tasks becomes something more horrific when Rachel learns about what DDT is doing to the area. Whitethorn says players "will slowly uncover the horrific effects of the pesticide using advanced environment technology to complete puzzles that weave together 3D exploration with 2D platforming." 


As far as gameplay goes, players switch between Rachel Carson in a 3D world and the "Little Man" inside the 2D world of Rachel's scanning tools. It's in this 2D world where players will solve puzzles and complete platforming challenges.

The Forest Cathedral is available right now on Xbox Series X/S and PC via Steam. It hits PS5 on Halloween. 

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The Forest Cathedral

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PC
Release Date:
March 14, 2023 (Xbox Series X/S, PC), 
November 7, 2023 (PlayStation 5)