When is the Silent Hill 2 remake release date? Yes, Konami’s hit franchise is back with a remake of one of the best games its ever put out. Horror veteran Bloober Team is taking the reigns on development to bring us what will be the first proper Silent Hill game in over a decade.
Despite being more than 20 years old, Silent Hill 2 is still regarded as one of the best horror games of all time, so seeing it brought into modern times will certainly be a treat for fans of the series and the genre. With updated visuals and general enhancements to gameplay, the Silent Hill 2 remake should take one of the best games of the PS2 era and elevate it to a new level on current-gen hardware.
Silent Hill 2 remake release date speculation
We predict that the Silent Hill 2 remake release date will be in early 2024. More details on the game are rumored to arrive during a Silent Hill Transmission stream in October 2023, and that’s when the official release date is likely to be confirmed.
According to rumors from ‘The Tipster’ on Twitter, Konami will do exactly as it did the year prior and host a Silent Hill Transmission in October 2023. With the game being described earlier in 2023 as “technically ready” by Bloober Team CEO Piotr Babieno, this livestream will most likely reveal the official, concrete release date for Silent Hill 2, and we anticipate that it will land within the first few months of 2024. Konami could throw a curveball and stealth drop the game immediately after the Transmission, or on a suitably-spooky date like Halloween on October 31, but only time will tell for sure.
Previously, a leaked retail listing for the game suggested that September 29, 2023 would be the release date for the SH2 remake, however with that date now having passed, that’s turned out to be inaccurate.
Many fans also hoped and speculated that the game would launch on September 24, which is the same day the original Silent Hill 2 released on way back in 2021. A poignant date, sure, but it turned out to be an incorrect one.
Once official information on the Silent Hill 2 remake release date become available or more leaks emerge, we’ll be sure to keep you updated.
Silent Hill 2 remake platforms
The Silent Hill 2 remake is set to launch on PS5 and PC. The game is set to be a 12-month console exclusive for PS5, so it won’t hit Xbox Series X|S consoles until at least a year after its initial launch.
And, there is no guarantee it will even hit Xbox once that agreement ends, as several other Sony timed exclusives haven’t hit the platform, such as Kena Bridge of Spirits.
Nevertheless, we hope Xbox players will get the chance to dive into the overhauled survival horror experience, as many fans will have come from the launch of the original on Xbox, or the remaster on Xbox 360.
Silent Hill 2 remake trailer
The first Silent Hill 2 remake trailer was revealed during the Silent Hill Transmission in 2022, which shows off a short look at Bloober Team’s work. This version of the game sees the return of Masahiro Ito and Akira Yamaoka and is from an over-the-shoulder perspective.
The team at Bloober is aiming to blend the “old and the new” of the series and make the game as important as it originally was, but this time in Unreal Engine 5. Mateusz Lenart, the creative director of The Medium, is the lead director on the game, and a brand new sound design and music style was implemented for the remake.
That is everything we know about the Silent Hill 2 remake release date. We still have a lot more to see and a long way to go. So, be sure to keep this page bookmarked and keep an eye on The Loadout for more coverage of the series. But, if you want a bit more horror before then, check out our guides on the best PS5 horror games and the best Xbox horror games for more great games.