Visceral and EA will make a Dead Space 3 demo available from January 22nd on XBLA and PSN. However, if you’re a 360 owner, you can get said demo a week early if you sign up with the official Dead Space website.
Here’s all the details you need and the details on the demo courtesy of EA and Visceral.
“Visceral Games, an Electronic Arts studio, today announced that a downloadable demo for Dead Space 3, the first entertainment blockbuster of 2013, will be available for download on Xbox Live Marketplace and PlayStation Network starting on January 22. Exclusively for Xbox 360, gamers who want a chance to play the demo one week early, can sign up on demo.deadspace.com. In the demo, players will be thrust into deep space terror when unwilling hero – Isaac Clarke – and all-new co-op companion – Sergeant John Carver – crash land on Tau Volantis, an unforgiving ice planet teeming with Necromorphs. Dead Space 3 takes the franchise’s core elements of suspense, horror, action and sound and introduces them to all-new elements – including co-op play – that allows players to work together to take down the most ambitious Dead Space experience yet.
Winner of more than 15 critic awards at E3 2012 including Best of Show from Game Informer Magazine, Dead Space 3 cuts to the heart of deep space terror. The game is recognized by game critics worldwide for its incredible craftsmanship in horror, action, suspense and sound design. Players will embark on a thrilling ride through space that takes them to a hostile new planet, Tau Volantis. Fortunately, they are not alone this time around. The fully integrated drop-in/drop-out co-op feature gives players the option to play alone or team-up with a friend anytime. Players that choose to take down the terror together will experience additional story details, side missions and gameplay mechanics only found when playing as John Carver.”
Dead Space 3 will be available on February 5th in North America and February 8th in Ireland the rest of Europe Europe for the PS3, Xbox 360 and the PC.