System Shock remake launches on May 21 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One

Publisher Plaion (formerly Prime Matter) and developer Nightdive Studios have announced that the System Shock remake will launch on May 21 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One. The game previously released for PC storefronts in May 2023.

The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S versions will also be available at retail.

According to the press release, the console version newly features an expanded ending and female protagonist option. We've reached out to Plaion to ask if the expanded ending and new female hacker protagonist will be added to the PC versions.

An announcement trailer, description, and screenshot set can be found below, via Plaion.

The award-winning System Shock remake, based on the iconic 1994 sci-fi action game is coming to consoles on 21 May 2024,  featuring an expanded ending, a new female hacker protagonist and more!

Nightdive Studios’ stunningly faithful recreation of the classic shooter/immersive sim was released to critical acclaim in 2023 on PC. Soon, console players will go toe-to-toe with SHODAN — the original rogue AI with evil intent — on PlayStation 4|5 and Xbox One and Series X|S as they explore the dark depths of Citadel Station and singlehandedly try and save Earth from destruction.

The System Shock remake combines the gameplay of the original title with all-new HD visuals, updated controls, an overhauled interface and all-new sounds and music. The console release features numerous improvements and the addition of a revised ending and optional female hacker protagonist.

System Shock Key Features

  • Unravel the chilling story of SHODAN's rise and explore the mysteries of Citadel Station, piecing together the truth in this atmospheric sci-fi world
  • Face perilous traps, puzzles, and a legion of hostile and mutated creatures — created and controlled by the delightfully villainous SHODAN herself
  • Up to 4K 60FPS visuals on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X
  • The console release features a newly reworked ending that upgrades the final confrontation with SHODAN!
  • Choose between a male or female-presenting Hacker protagonist
  • Redesigned controls to support PlayStation and Xbox gamepads

System Shock releases on 21 May 2024, available in both physical and digital formats on the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S. The game will be released in digital format only on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.