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Maid of Sker


Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox X|S|1, Switch

Release Date: 28/7/2020

Developer: Wales Interactive

Maid of Sker is a first-person survival horror, set in a remote hotel with a gory and macabre history from Welsh folklore. Brave the nightmares of the Quiet Ones. Do not panic…don’t even breathe! 


Set in 1898 and inspired by the haunting Welsh tale of Elisabeth Williams, this is a story of a family empire driven by torture, slavery, piracy and a supernatural mystery that suffocates the grounds of the hotel. Armed with only a defensive sound device, you’ll utilise stealth tactics to avoid death amongst a cult of sound-based AI enemies.

Created and developed by Wales Interactive with a plot crafted by the writing talent and designers behind the likes of SOMA, Don’t Knock Twice and Battlefield 1.


  • 3D sound-based AI system as the core survival mechanic.

  • Realistic visuals featuring 4k uncapped on PC (1080p 60fps minimum) and enhancements on PS4 Pro and Xbox One X.

  • Dynamic environment sound feature that alerts enemies via a nudge system when the player bumps into objects.

  • A chilling story inspired by Welsh folklore fusing psychological, gothic and British horror.

  • Re-imagining of famous Welsh hymns Calon Lân (A Pure Heart), Suo-Gân (Welsh Lullaby) and Ar Hyd Y Nos (All Through the Night) from the spine-chilling voice of Tia Kalmaru.

With the support of the Creative Europe Programme - MEDIA of the European Union

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