Monday, May 23rd, 2022

Hello Neighbor 2 is late in 2022, Beta unveils an open world

Hello Neighbor 2 has been reverted to a date not announced in 2022. Publisher TinyBuild has announced that pre-orders will begin in April and the next beta will showcase parts of the game’s open world.

According to the publisher, pre-orders for the stealth horror sequel will begin on April 7, 2022. The last time I heard about the release of the game was scheduled for 2021, with a quiet delay.

In addition to making the game playable at the time of release, fans who pre-order Hello Neighbor 2 will have access to the beta version of the game at the time of release.

Although the release date hasn’t been announced yet, the studio says that anyone accessing the beta version of Hello Neighbor 2 will be able to explore most of the game’s fictional city, Raven Brooks. Elsewhere in the announcement, the publisher also shared a short trailer for the game.

“In this game, you play as Quentin. Journalists are investigating a series of missing person cases in the Raven Brooks open world,” explains the narrator at the top of the trailer. “Create your own adventure while interacting with many new characters and playing against the infamous Peterson. He’s hiding from the police and is now a neural network-designed suspect, but everyone. Don’t trust. Everyone is a suspect. “”

Screenshot of Hello Neighbor 2

The trailer will introduce fans to a variety of new characters from within the game, including AI dogs, taxi drivers with guns, and the mayor of the town (as before). Referenced in the first devlog of the game). This clip also seems to show many new items that players can collect in-game, such as the donuts Quentin uses to distract the dog and the rifles pulled out of the wall.

Check out the first preview of the game for more information on Hello Neighbor 2. We talked to the creators of the game about the improved AI sequel, the new protagonist, and the expanded open world.

Jared Moore is a freelance writer for IGN.You can follow him twitter..