Wales Interactive Unveils Launch Date for Enhanced Console Versions of Maid of Sker

Today we’re sharing the scarily good news that Maid of Sker will be available on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S next week!

Multi-award-winning video games and interactive movie publisher & developer Wales Interactive is pleased to announce today that an abundance of first-person Challenge Modes will become available to console owners of the unnerving survival horror game, Maid of Sker thanks to the Enhanced Console Versions of Maid of Sker

The new modes showcase a brand-new set of game mechanics, with the introduction of first-person shooting amongst some new and familiar enemies from Sker Hotel — each buffed with their own unique powerful abilities.

Enhanced Console Versions of Maid of Sker

The FPS Challenge Modes are available as a free update on May 26, on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S.

Here’s a breakdown of the new content and features available on Enhanced Console Versions of Maid of Sker:

  • Game modes: The Long Night, Axe of Kindness, Nightmare at the Hotel, In Darkness
  • Weapons: Felling ax, .357 Magnum, sawn-off double-barrelled shotgun, bolt-action infantry rifle
  • Enemies: Six enemies patrolling Sker Hotel, some new, some familiar, all with unique powerful abilities
  • Achievements: 10 new Achievements/Trophies added
  • Additional: Support added for PlayStation DualSense Controller
  • The Long Night
    – Escape the terror of Sker Hotel
     An array of weapons at your disposal, featuring a felling axe, .357 Magnum, sawn-off double-barrelled shotgun, and a bolt-action infantry rifle
     Lives are limited, you get three chances only
  • Axe of Kindness
     Get up close and personal with your felling axe!
     A life-saver, receive full health on respawn
     Lives are limited, you get three chances only
  • Nightmare at the Hotel
     A full array of weapons at your disposal
     Enemies are much stronger and harder to take down
     Take no chances, respawns are unavailable
     An extreme challenge!
  • In Darkness
     A full array of weapons, and a flashlight, at your disposal
     Darkness prevails and health doesn’t restore
     Lives are limited, you get three chances only

Enhanced Console Versions of Maid of Sker

A slew of technical enhancements will also be available with the Enhanced Console Versions of Maid of Sker; here’s a breakdown:

PlayStation 5

  • FPS Challenge Modes
  • 4K 30 FPS & 1440p 60 FPS modes (Fidelity/Performance)
  • DualSense haptic feedback. Better footsteps, gunshots, bumping into things, healing etc.
  • DualSense Adaptive Triggers. Used on different guns, including phonic modulators.
  • Has different strengths, how hard it is, when it releases etc.
  • Improved texture resolution
  • Quicker loading times. 1s on PS5, was 10-15 seconds on PS4 and 3-4s on PS5 with backward compatibility

Xbox Series X|S

  • FPS Challenge Modes
  • XSX – 4K 30 FPS & 1440p 60 FPS modes (Fidelity/Performance)
  • XSS – 1080p 30fps
  • Improved texture resolution
  • Quicker loading times

PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

  • FPS Challenge Modes

Windows 10 PC

  • New release on Microsoft Store
  • Uncapped FPS and resolution
  • Supports Xbox Play Anywhere

Who is ready to jump back in with the Enhanced Console Versions of Maid of Sker? It sounds every bit as good as the original version!

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!

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