Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed Now Out on PC and Consoles

Somethings strange in the neighborhood.
Somethings strange in the neighborhood. IllFonic

Something’s strange in the neighborhood and you can choose where you stand. This 4v1 hunt or haunt action-packed video game, Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed, is now available on PC through the Epic Games Store, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S. Priced at $39.99, the game offers full crossplay support.

In the game, Raymond “Ray” Stantz and Winston Zeddemore have opened up the Firehouse to the next generation of Ghostbusters. Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed is an asymmetrical game of hide and seek where players have the choice to be part of the team or be the singular Ghost.

The game allows players to take on the game solo or with a maximum of four friends. There are also online and offline single-player modes available that come with AI assisted play. Of course, the more you play, the more the story moves forward.

The game is a treat for fans since it has the iconic gear and gadgets they’re familiar with, from Proton Packs to PKE Meters and Ghost Traps. Of course, fans are sure to recognize the Firehouse, along with Ray’s Occult Books, that serve as the game’s hub. As an added treat, the game features the likeness and voices of the original actors Dan Aykroyd as Ray and Ernie Hudson as Winston. The thing is, whether you’re a longtime fan or new to the series, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Here are what players can expect in the game:

  • As a Ghostbuster
    • Be one of the four proton pack-wielding Ghostbusters and try to catch a Ghost haunting in unique locations using your trusty ghost trap and tools.
    • ​Don’t forget to bring out the PKE Meter to sniff out rifts that serve as the spawn points of Ghosts.
    • Destroy them with your Proton Pack’s particle thrower before the Ghost completes their haunt.
    • As you progress, you’ll unlock cosmetics and upgrades not just for Ghostbusters but also Ghosts to evolve the gameplay experiences.
    • The look and feel will deliver to fans an immersive experience in the universe, and allow them to play out their Ghostbusting fantasies.
  • As the Ghost
    • Ghosts have multiple abilities in their arsenal including possessing objects and sliming, to name a few. This should make haunting various locations a blast to play.
    • Choose from up to five Ghosts that have unique skills, ultimate abilities, and commendable minions fueled by ectoplasm.
    • ​Fly around public locations and possess an inordinate number of inanimate objects to evade pursuing Ghostbusters.
    • ​Be sure to frighten citizens until they flee in fear, prank unsuspecting Ghostbusters, and hide your rifts to spawn safely in case you get trapped.
  • ​Locations
    • Explore multiple unique locations like:
      • Museum
      • Winter lodge
      • Docked ship
      • Multi-leveled prison
      • Active brewery
    • Complete challenges, customize your Ghostbuster and Ghosts, and locate hidden spores, mold, and fungus to gain access to more unlockables.
  • ​Game Tip
    • The more you play, the more the story arc unveils itself.
    • Follow the needs of Ray and Winston to uncover cutscenes that will lead to an exciting conclusion.

Are you going to be the hunter or the “haunter?”

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