Will We See Silent Hill Return This Year

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • YouTube


Jordan Smith

Publish Date:

19 Feb 2021

Silent Hill is back to being at the front of everybody's mind as many eager fans of Konami's horror franchise pick up on more clues for its long-awaited return to the gaming world. Especially here at 3Bit when we learnt our PS5's would not be able to play Silent Hills P.T, which was a demo of a now-cancelled Silent Hill project that would have featured Hideo Kojima and Guillermo Del Toro at the helm as directors. 

Since then, rumours have speculated around Silent Hill being remastered, rebooted or spun off from a large variety of sources, with the rumour mill kicking up a lot of dust last year as the gaming world joined the rest of the world in lockdown.

During these events, speculation would rise that we would see a horror game from Konami, and most likely, it would be Silent Hill. Unfortunately, there was no Silent Hill or any other major Konami IP that gamers want to see a return of. However, the rumour mill kept turning and still is here in 2021, where this week the rumour mill has picked up speed again, this time with Bloober Team at the helm thanks to an interview between gameindustry.biz and Piotr Babieno, the CEO of Bloober team, who recently released The Medium on Xbox and PC. Piotr said to Gameindistry.biz, "we've been working for more than a year on another gaming project, another horror IP, and we're doing this with a very famous gaming publisher. I can't tell you who. I can't tell you what the project is, but I'm pretty sure when people realize we're working on it, they will be very excited." Naturally, eager fans have taken this to hint that Bloober Team is working on one of the worlds most popular horror franchises to date. Their wording indicates that this secret project could be published by somebody as big as Konami. Konami hasn't released many massive titles recently. Over the last few years, we have only seen a handful of games and announcements, which have primarily been arcade re-releases, The Pro-Evolution Soccer titles and their latest IP Skelattack.

However, it seems that Bloober Team may not be the ones with the Silent Hill IP hidden away as a potential title. The same VGC article we spoke about above also mentions that Silent Hill was outsourced to a prominent Japanese developer and would be revealed this summer. This statement in itself opens a lot more questions, and whilst there is the speculation that there could be 2 Silent Hill projects on the go, it is more likely that we will only see the one. This in itself begs the question if Bloober Team are not working on Silent Hil, then what horror title are they working on? Let us know your thoughts on this article by joining us on our social media pages, which you can find and follow below. Alternatively, you can share your opinions with our writers and the rest of our incredible community on our Discord. You can find your invite to our Discord on our home page!

Support 3-Bit - It takes 2 Minutes:

Its the people who support us who enable us to keep 3-Bit alive. If you've enjoyed the content from this article and want to see more, please support us by following us on social media. The banner here will allow you to get directly to our pages without closing this page! Thank you

- The 3-Bit Team

More News and Latest Highlights

3-Bit Logo 2.png

01/08/21, 18:30

This Week In Gaming Grime Halo and Final Fantasy

30/07/21, 17:00

Annapurna gets its own showcase

29/07/21, 16:30

Behind The Frame Gets a Release Date and Demo

27/07/21, 19:00

Grime Is Just Days Away Now

25/07/21, 19:30

This Week In Gaming Defiants Dead Space and Portals

24/07/21, 06:30

Chasing Static A Welsh nightmare

23/07/21, 08:00

Battlefield Portal will bring the best of Battlefield's past to 2042

22/07/21, 17:00

Twelve minutes Ever heard of Deja vu

20/07/21, 11:00

Ubisoft Has Revealed Their Next Competitive Shooter

18/07/21, 18:00

This Week In Gaming Football Steam Deck and Skyward Swords

15/07/21, 17:30

GTA Online Is Putting Us Back In The Drivers Seat

14/07/21, 16:30

Coridden Will Be Shapeshifting Its Way Onto PC Next Year

31/07/21, 15:00

Greak Memories of Azur

30/07/21, 14:00

Great British Gaming The Pixel Bunker

29/07/21, 15:30

Why I Am On The Fence With Halo Infinite

26/07/21, 18:00

30XX Take control of some sort of Mega person

25/07/21, 18:00

Saturnalia Welcome the new moon

23/07/21, 09:30

Do I Continue To Pay For Blizzard Products and Services?

22/07/21, 18:30

Dead Space Is Back

21/07/21, 17:00

We take a deeper dive into Iki Island

20/07/21, 10:30

Song of Iron Not all Vikings have beards

15/07/21, 18:30

The Steam Deck Is Coming This December

15/07/21, 17:03

Should Indie Developers Be Worried About A Netflix Style Gaming Strategy

13/07/21, 15:30

Splitgate goes Crossplay With A New Beta Today