In Sherlock Holmes Chapter One, we explore the origins and dark past in one of literature’s most infamous detectives.
But hold up for just a second: the game isn’t due until 2021, so only read on if you can display a little bit of patience!
This will be a prequel of sorts and a very personal story.
This time around we wanted to be more creative with the story we told and found an idea that hasn’t really been touched on by other adaptations – Sherlock’s “first big case” as a young 21 year old adult. He is Sherlock at his core, but at this point he’s more raw talent than refined genius. Reckless and impatient and a tad brazen, but unknowingly already on the path to greatness.Antonina Melnykova, Lead Narrative Designer
There will be an element of combat in the game, but there will be a focus on Holmes’ observational skills more than brute force.
I’m getting a Vampyr scent off of this title, and that’s got to be a good thing.
Though the following isn’t the actual gameplay, the game engine footage is looking pretty good:
And just in case you’ve been skimming this article, Sherlock Holmes Chapter One isn’t out until 2021, but it’ll be coming to the PS4, Xbox One, PC and next-gen consoles.