Camp Santo has set the official release date of Firewatch for Feb. 9, 2016.

Firewatch release date confirmed: headed to PS4 and PC early next year

Camp Santo has set the official release date of Firewatch for Feb. 9, 2016.

Developers of the indie title, Firewatch took to Twitter in the early afternoon to officially announce the long-awaited release date for Firewatch. The game will be released on both PlayStation 4 and PC on February 9, 2016.

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Additionally, the company also confirmed that Firewatch would also release on Mac OSX and Linux platforms, the company is aiming for a universal release across North America and Europe.

Developed by the small team at Camp Santo, Firewatch garnered a lot of attention at this year’s E3 conference, winning many awards, and being placed at the tops of many gamers’ radars, all despite the game’s unconventional art style and gameplay.

That being said, the month of February is often a crowded game release period being filled with titles that opt out of the craziness of the crowded Holiday season. Among the titles currently scheduling to launch in February are Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Far Cry Primal, and Mighty No. 9. There will likely be more releases pushed back to 2016 as well, as each year, publishers inevitably lose their nerve to compete in the December release window, and instead delay to the new year last minute.

Hopefully, the originality and stunning visuals of Firewatch will be enough to set it apart in a saturated market of AAA games.

There’s only 120 days remaining until Firewatch launches, and while pre-orders are not yet available, keep your eyes closely peeled to firewatchgame.com for more information.


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