Alone in the Dark Remake - How to play free demo
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The remake of ‘Alone in the Dark’ has many gamers everywhere buzzing with excitement. While many might not be familiar with the game, the OG Alone in the Dark came out in 1992 and was loved by all. Pieces Interactive is developing the game, and THQ Nordic will publish it. The game features popular actors David Harbour and Jodie Comer, too, which has left many excited. Before diving entirely into the game, it’s a good idea to dip your toes first. Luckily, a free game demo is now available, giving you a sneak peek into the fear and suspense that awaits. So let us see how to play Alone in the Dark remake’s free demo.

Dive into the ‘Alone in the Dark Remake’ – Play the Free Demo Now!

We all know that the survival horror genre has recently been resurfacing in the gaming landscape, and everybody undoubtedly loves it. Among the various horror games lies the classic ‘Alone in the Dark.’ Although unfamiliar to some, the game is hailed by many as a top-notch, underrated survival horror experience.

Let’s look at the basic premise of the game that might interest you in playing it (as per the developers):
Deep in the 1920s South, Emily Hartwood’s uncle has gone missing. Together with private investigator Edward Carnby, she embarks on a journey to Derceto Manor, a home for mentally ill people where something is lurking. You’ll encounter strange residents, nightmarish realms, and dangerous monsters and ultimately uncover a plot of rising evil. At the intersection of reality, mystery, and insanity, an adventure waits that will challenge your core beliefs. Who can you trust, what will you believe, and what will you do next?

Alone in the Dark Remake’s Demo 

Gamers can already get a taste of what AITD will offer before its official release on October 23, 2023. A free demo is currently available for Alone in the Dark, serving as a prologue to the main story. Set before the main game’s events, the demo provides an interactive experience without the actual combat that will be offered in the main game.

Demo Links

Below are all the links listed with the platforms and regions the demos are available in.

Download the demo and jump right into the action, but remember, this game isn’t for the faint-hearted, so make sure you’re up for a good scare or two!


The original Alone in the Dark game debuted in 1992 and gained a massive audience. After roughly 31 years, it returns as a remake on October 25th, 2023. With better graphics, gameplay mechanics, and soundtracks, it has already grabbed the attention of original AITD players and even new gamers. As many OG fans of the game now have their own families, it becomes clear that this game is poised to become a standout horror title of 2023. Could this reshape the entire Alone in the Dark franchise? Only time will tell.

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Dhimangiri Raychoudhury is a student with a passion for gaming and writing. He has played a wide range of single-player and multiplayer titles and is also fond of retro games. When he's not gaming, Dhiman loves listening to music and even beatboxes on occasion. He sees writing as a way to share his love of gaming with others, and hopes to entertain and inform readers with his articles.