A remaster of the classic adventure game is now available.
Blade Runner Enhanced Edition key art

Nightdive Studios and Alcon Entertainment have released Blade Runner: Enhanced Edition for PC, PlayStation, Xbox, and the Nintendo Switch. A physical release of Blade Runner: Enhanced Edition is also coming courtesy of Limited Run Games. Pre-orders for that are now available.

They're calling this one a "modern restoration of the classic 1997 video game." The game is based off of the original Blade Runner movie that made its film debut 40 years ago on June 25, 1982. The film, much like this game, is an adaptation of Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, a 1968 novel written by Philip K. Dick. It's a good, short read. You should check it out.

Originally released in 1997 by Westwood Studios, Blade Runner was one of its era’s most innovative adventure games. Long praised as a masterclass in game design for its painstaking recreation of the sci-fi cinematic masterpiece, the game delivered an unforgettable gaming experience with groundbreaking graphics, an original musical score, and an original branching narrative seamlessly interwoven with the events of Ridley Scott’s 1982 film.
Blade Runner: Enhanced Edition has been upscaled to 4K resolution running at 60fps. They're also boasting about a "modern HD display" which I take to mean that the user interface has been reworked to look good at high resolutions. There is also both keyboard and gamepad support and a new KIA clue interface.

For international players, Nightdive sourced the original translations for Spanish, German, French, Italian, and Chinese.

This release will run you just $9.99 (USD) from retailers like Steam and GOG for PC, plus PlayStation Store, Microsoft Store, and the My Nintendo Store.


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In 2011 Alcon Entertainment secured film, television, and ancillary franchise rights to the iconic 1982 science-fiction thriller Blade Runner. Since the acquisition, Alcon has produced the critically acclaimed Academy Award winning feature Blade Runner 2049 starring Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling and directed by Denis Villeneuve, as well as Blade Runner Black Lotus, an anime series for Adult Swim and Crunchyroll.

Blade Runner: Enhanced Edition was made possible by Nightdive's proprietary KEX game engine, which has restored a growing library of classic video games including System Shock: Enhanced Edition, Turok, Turok 2: Seeds of Evil, Blood, and Shadow Man: Remastered. Renowned for its expertise in video game restorations, fans can expect Nightdive’s KEX-powered remaster to honor the original look and feel of the seminal 1997 game.

“Blade Runner: Enhanced Edition has been a labor of love for the Nightdive team, and one of our most requested and revered titles yet,” said Nightdive CEO Stephen Kick. “We're excited to finally share our game with fans; we expect that they'll be very pleased.”

Joe LeFavi of Genuine Entertainment, who is co-producing the game alongside Nightdive and Alcon Interactive Group, brokered the partnership to bring Blade Runner: Enhanced Edition to fans. No stranger to the franchise, LeFavi is the producer and setting writer of the upcoming Blade Runner: The Roleplaying Game from Free League Publishing, as well as the producer of The Art and Soul of Blade Runner 2049, Alcon’s art book for Denis Villeneuve's film sequel in 2017.