Not Quite Time for Nightmares Yet: Little Nightmares 3 Release Date Shifts to 2025

Fans of the chilling Little Nightmares series will have to wait a bit longer for their next fix, as the release date for Little Nightmares 3 has shifted to 2025.

Little Nightmares 3 Release Date Rescheduled for 2025

Originally slated for a 2024 launch, the game will now grace Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation consoles, Nintendo Switch, and PC sometime next year.

The news, delivered via social media, emphasized the importance of quality. “As much as we can’t wait for you to return to The Nest,” the statement read, “quality is a top priority.” The development team elaborated, choosing to “shift the release of the game to 2025” to ensure it meets the standards both they and fans hold dear for the spooky adventure franchise.

Little Nightmares 3 Release Date

While the delay is undoubtedly disappointing for those eager to dive back into Little Nightmares’ unsettling world, the announcement offered a glimmer of hope. More information about the game is promised “later this summer,” potentially including a more specific release window within 2025.

In the meantime, here’s a quick refresher: Little Nightmares 3 centers on two new protagonists, Low and Alone, trapped in a place called the Spiral. The game will challenge them to navigate a world “full of delusions” and a mysterious threat lurking in the shadows. Players will have the option of tackling the challenges solo with an AI companion or teaming up with a friend through online co-op.

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For now, fans can only wait and hope that the additional development time translates into an even more chilling and immersive experience. With more information promised later this year, anticipation is likely to rise again as players get a glimpse into what horrors await Six in Little Nightmares 3.

For those who haven’t yet braved the horrors of the Little Nightmares universe, Little Nightmares 2 is still available and offers a thrilling mix of horror and adventure, making it one of the best Xbox platformers out there.