Wales Interactive Unveils Launch Date for Enhanced Console Versions of Maid of Sker




Multi-award-winning video games and interactive movie publisher & developer Wales Interactive is pleased to announce today that an abundance of first-person Challenge Modes will become available to console owners of unnerving survival horror game, Maid of Sker. The new modes showcase a brand-new set of game mechanics, with the introduction of first-person shooting amongst some new and familiar enemies from Sker Hotel — each buffed with their own unique powerful abilities.

The FPS Challenge Modes are available as a free update on May 26, on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S.


Here’s a breakdown of the new content and features available on consoles:

  • Game modes: The Long Night, Axe of Kindness, Nightmare at the Hotel, In Darkness

  • Weapons: Felling axe, .357 Magnum, sawn-off double-barrelled shotgun, bolt-action infantry rifle

  • Enemies: Six enemies patrolling Sker Hotel, some new, some familiar, all with unique powerful abilities

  • Achievements: 10 new Achievements/Trophies added

  • Additional: Support added for PlayStation DualSense Controller

  • The Long Night - Escape the terror of Sker Hotel - An array of weapons at your disposal, featuring a felling axe, .357 Magnum, sawn-off double-barrelled shotgun, and a bolt-action infantry rifle - Lives are limited, you get three chances only

  • Axe of Kindness - Get up close and personal with your felling axe! - A life-saver, receive full health on respawn - Lives are limited, you get three chances only

  • Nightmare at the Hotel - A full array of weapons at your disposal - Enemies are much stronger and harder to take down - Take no chances, respawns are unavailable - An extreme challenge!

  • In Darkness - A full array of weapons, and a flashlight, at your disposal - Darkness prevails and health doesn't restore - Lives are limited, you get three chances only

A slew of technical enhancements will also be available on PC and consoles; here’s a breakdown: PlayStation 5

  • FPS Challenge Modes

  • 4K 30 FPS & 1440p 60 FPS modes (Fidelity/Performance)

  • DualSense haptic feedback. Better footsteps, gunshots, bumping into things, healing etc.

  • DualSense Adaptive Triggers. Used on different guns, including phonic modulators.

  • Has different strengths, how hard it is, when it releases etc.

  • Improved texture resolution

  • Quicker loading times. 1s on PS5, was 10-15 seconds on PS4 and 3-4s on PS5 with backward compatibility

Xbox Series X|S

  • FPS Challenge Modes

  • XSX - 4K 30 FPS & 1440p 60 FPS modes (Fidelity/Performance)

  • XSS - 1080p 30fps

  • Improved texture resolution

  • Quicker loading times

PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

  • FPS Challenge Modes

Windows 10 PC

  • New release on Microsoft Store

  • Uncapped FPS and resolution

  • Supports Xbox Play Anywhere