Yesterday Konami lastly pulled the curtain again on their future plans for the Silent Hill franchise, revealing a bevy of latest initiatives, together with the long-rumored Silent Hill 2 remake, Silent Hill Townfall, Silent Hill f, and Silent Hill: Ascension. Oddly, the Silent Hill mission we seemingly knew most about, the P.T.-like playable demo codenamed “Sakura” and rated as “Silent Hill The Brief Message” was not proven through the Silent Hill Transmission presentation. This has led to some confusion, with some speculating that Silent Hill f and Sakura are one and the identical, as they share a considerably related visible fashion.

Properly, in accordance with dependable Silent Hill insider Nightfall Golem, Silent Hill f is not Silent Hill Sakura/The Brief Message, though they’re related indirectly. Nightfall Golem doesn’t actually elaborate on how they is likely to be associated. May Silent Hill Sakura/The Brief Message be a teaser for Silent Hill f? It looks like a robust chance, however at this level, we simply don’t know. As all the time, take these studies with a grain of salt till we get affirmation from Konami.

(3/26) fascinating. I additionally surprise if Silent Hill f would be the remaining title, or simply what it is referred to as for now?

Let me additionally make clear upfront, Silent Hill f is NOT Sakura/Brief Message. They’re associated, clearly, they have the identical motif occurring & do share a connection. Ito additionally

— AestheticGamer aka Nightfall Golem (@AestheticGamer1) October 20, 2022

(4/26) shouldn’t be engaged on Silent Hill f, however he did work on Sakura. Simply preserve that on thoughts, they’re related byt not the identical.

Ryukishi07 is an extremely fascinating selection to steer the story. He is most well-known for his two visible novels, Higurashi & Umineko. If you have not

— AestheticGamer aka Nightfall Golem (@AestheticGamer1) October 20, 2022

For many who didn’t catch the Silent Hill f announcement yesterday, Konami is promising a “utterly new story set in 1960’s Japan,” which will likely be written by the primary thoughts behind the cult visible novel Higurashi When They Cry and different “When They Cry” titles. The game is being developed by Korean-based studio NeoBards, who’re primarily often known as a port home in addition to the developer of current Resident Evil multiplayer titles like Resident Evil Resistance and Re:Verse. Nightfall Golem has posted a somewhat prolonged thread through which he analyzes among the potential themes within the game that’s effectively price trying out when you’ve got a spare minute.

Platforms and a launch window for Silent Hill f have but to be revealed.