Developed by London-based studio Flavourworks, Erica is a new interactive movie (kind of). A hybrid of full-motion video and player choices, the story follows titular character Erica, a young woman who is haunted by her traumatic childhood.
After being contacted by an old family friend who believes her memory holds the key to tracking down a murderer, things get particularly complicated. The apparent murderer contacts Erica direct with a different story, leading her to investigate things for herself.
Erica is available on PS4 and PlayLink now for $9.99.
Immerse yourself in a mysterious and gripping story on your PS4 with ERICA, an interactive thriller which is available right now on PlayStation Store after its stealth announcement and release today.
This groundbreaking experience from Flavourworks marries high-fidelity film production values with engaging tactile gameplay and features a haunting score by acclaimed composer Austin Wintory (Journey)
Here’s what you need to know:
You’re in the middle of a life-long murder mystery
In what Sony is calling a “pioneering live-action cinematic experience”, your decisions will shape the fate of Erica, a young woman who’s thrust into the middle of a murder mystery that’s somehow connected to her family’s history and the traumatic events that impacted her childhood.
As she meets a growing cast of old family friends and new acquaintances, you must separate fact from fiction, truth from lie to decide what is the real story that ties past and present together.
You decide how the story unfolds
With your DualShock 4 controller’s touchpad or the touchscreen of your mobile device* to dramatically shape your relationships in ERICA’s multi-branching narrative. Dialogue choices will unfold seamlessly on screen as part of the ongoing conversation. Be warned though: you have limited time to decide how to respond.
Check out the trailer for ERICA below: