Maid of Sker Coming to PS5 and Xbox Series on May 26 Alongside 'FPS Challenge Modes' Update





Sker Tactics: Wales Interactive Unveils Launch Date for Enhanced Console Versions of First-Person Horror Game, 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