Restored Enhanced Edition of Blade Runner Coming to Consoles, PC

Nightdive Studios will handle the updated version of this classic point-and-click sci-fi adventure in collaboration with Alcon Entertainment.

Another classic sci-fi game is about to return in the shape of a remaster. Nightdive Studios and Alcon Entertainment have confirmed that Blade Runner is due for a restored, Enhanced Edition release on PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Switch.

There's no confirmed release date yet for the classic cyberpunk point-and-click title. The original '90s release trailer can be seen here, and anyone in need of a nostalgic blast from the past right now instead of later can pick up Blade Runner through Good Old Games.

Westwood Studios, the masterminds behind the beloved Command & Conquer franchise, handled the game's development when it first released in 1997.

Nightdive Studios is also currently working on a System Shock remake due out later this year.

I recently got the chance to try out the horrifying pre-alpha first level, where I said, "In the end, I came away neither hyped nor overly disappointed after playing the demo. My gut feeling? If the development crew doesn't run out of money and actually releases a finished product, I expect it will be just all right."

If you're on the hunt for more old-school cyberpunk games, check out 12 of our favorite cyberpunk games to play ahead of Blade Runner Enhanced Edition.

Stay tuned to GameSkinny for further details on the launch of the Blade Runner Enhanced Edition.

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Published Mar. 12th 2020

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