Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy at Transform 2021.


The Ghostbusters video game from 2009 is getting a remaster that will come out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC. It will release later this year.

Ghostbusters: The Video Game has all of the original members from the paranormal-investigating team — Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Bill Murray, and Ernie Hudson — using their voices to reprise their roles. It is the closest we’ll ever get to a third Ghostbusters film starring the original cast, especially with Ramis’s passing in 2014.

The game has you playing a new recruit to the team. It’s a kind of third-person shooter with an emphasis on classic Ghostbusters gadgets like the proton pack.

Saber Interactive, which developed the World War Z game earlier this year, is working on the remaster.

The PC version will be available on the Epic Games Store, not Steam. Valve’s digital store had dominated the PC gaming landscape for years, for Epic is bringing them competition by promising a bigger share of sales money to the studios.

GamesBeat

GamesBeat's creed when covering the game industry is "where passion meets business." What does this mean? We want to tell you how the news matters to you -- not just as a decision-maker at a game studio, but also as a fan of games. Whether you read our articles, listen to our podcasts, or watch our videos, GamesBeat will help you learn about the industry and enjoy engaging with it. How will you do that? Membership includes access to:
  • Newsletters, such as DeanBeat
  • The wonderful, educational, and fun speakers at our events
  • Networking opportunities
  • Special members-only interviews, chats, and "open office" events with GamesBeat staff
  • Chatting with community members, GamesBeat staff, and other guests in our Discord
  • And maybe even a fun prize or two
  • Introductions to like-minded parties
Become a member