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Most Popular Indonesian Horror Game, DreadOut Gets Its Sequel

By Febrianto Nur Anwari

More features, non-linear adventure in an open world area, and more fear!


Undoubtedly, DreadOut is the most popular horror game made by Indonesian. This title released in 2014 after successfully finished its crowdfunding campaign via IndieGogo. Now, the developer, Digital Happiness announced that the game will get a sequel called DreadOut 2!

To announce this title, Digital Happiness released a short teaser, screenshots and also the game’s Steam page. You can watch the trailer below.

Digital Happiness said that DreadOut 2 still maintain the gameplay’s iconic feature: ghost hunting using a smartphone’s camera. But now the company will make some improvement such as enlarging and opening the world area more. In DreadOut 2, you will visit a little town haunted by a mysterious urban legend. So, it’s your task to solve that mystery.

DreadOut 2

Here are some of the gameplay features described on the game’s Steam page.

Non-Linear Survival Horror

  • Explore sleepy lil’ town, night and day to solve terrifying urban legends that haunt within
  • Interact with various unique NPCs and tons of side-quests
  • Banishing ghost with smart-phone equipped in the classic DreadOut style

DreadOut 2

Action Fantasy Horror

  • Delve deeper in DreadOut supernatural world with a new action-packed battle mechanic
  • Battle hideous bosses that roamed in the supernatural world
  • Consume demon’s spirits and absorb their dozen unique abilities/weapons at your disposal

DreadOut 2

Still, no exact release date for DreadOut 2. But, you can start to wishlist it through its official Steam page.

The DreadOut movie gets its release window

Along with the DreadOut 2 announcement, Goodhouse.id also announce some details about the DreadOut movie project. First, the company released a brand new teaser trailer that contains a “DreadOut” style of fear.

Then, it announced some cast to join this project. This movie is directed by Kimo Stamboel, a director who has already known with his previous projects such as Rumah Dara and Headshot. And then, some of the cast announced, such as Caitlin Halderman (played as Linda, the main protagonist), Jefri Nichol (Erik), Susan Sameh (Dian) and Marsha Aruan (Jessica).

DreadOut 2 DreadOut Movie cast

This movie will not adapt loosely from the first game. Kimo wants to bring another experience that differs from the game. But some of the ghost that you meet in the game will appear also in this movie.

How Close is the DreadOut Movie to Its Original Game?

How close is this version to its original material? Kimo Stamboel the director answered this question about DreadOut movie during BEKRAF Game Prime 2018.

This movie is already finished its filming process and will be released in January 2019.

Edited by Devi

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Febrianto is the Senior Editor of Duniaku.net and the Lead Editor of Gameprime.org. He started his career in game industry as a game journalist since 2008, and was one of the initial members of Duniaku.net since 2011. His biggest interest is local game developer scene. Currently, his mission is to spread the news about Indonesia’s game industry to both local and international game and creative industry’s enthusiast.