Developer Nicolas Meyssonnier and writer Headup Games have introduced that their MediEvil and Jak & Daxter-inspired 3D platformer, Pumpkin Jack, will launch on the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X simply in time for Halloween. Out on October twenty seventh, the current-gen variations will likely be free for present homeowners.

Pumpkin Jack will reap the benefits of the brand new {hardware} and supply 60 frames-per-second and ray tracing. The Performance Mode targets 4K decision at 60 fps and the Quality Mode targets as much as 4K decision at 30 fps, with “higher quality effects and shadows” with ray tracing.

Check out a brand new trailer under.

For those that haven’t performed Pumpkin Jack, right here’s an official overview:

Pumpkin Jack is a spooky scary 3D platformer through which you embody Jack, the Mythical Pumpkin Lord. Dive into an epic journey via otherworldly landscapes and assist the Evil annihilate the Good!

Follow the need of the Devil himself and slay your nemesis in an epic quest that may take you on a journey within the Boredom Kingdom, a legendary realm shattered by the curse. You will meet associates alongside the way in which, from a haughty owl to a snarky crow!

Discover beautiful atmospheres in a colourful but spooky scary Kingdom. Travel via epic and dramatic settings, with every degree having its personal eerie environment. Using a vibrant palette and high-quality lighting results, Pumpkin Jack invents its personal distinctive cartoon universe impressed by the traditional PS2 graphic model, made with Unreal Engine 4.

Pumpkin Jack‘s last-gen variations obtained typically optimistic critiques. Its PS4 model holds a Metacritic rating of 76/100.