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Five Nights at Freddy's: Security Breach Release Date Announced, Coming Dec. 16

Five Nights at Freddy's: Security Breach, Steel Wool Studios' upcoming horror game, is set to release for PlayStation 4 and PS5 on Dec. 16, 2021.
Five Nights at Freddy's: Security Breach, Steel Wool Studios' upcoming horror game, is set to release for PlayStation 4 and PS5 on Dec. 16, 2021. / Photo courtesy of Steel Wool Studios

Five Nights at Freddy's: Security Breach is set to release on Dec. 16, 2021, Steel Wool Studios announced in a trailer during Sony's Oct. 27 State of Play show Wednesday.

After initially being announced in 2019 to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the FNAF series, and delayed in early 2021 presumably due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Five Nights at Freddy's: Security Breach is finally set to officially release this holiday season.

Five Nights at Freddy's: Security Breach Release Date Announced, Coming Dec. 16

As shown in the new two-minute trailer, Five Nights at Freddy's: Security Breach is aiming to take the series and its passionate fandom to new heights.

With a mix of gameplay and in-game cinematics, the trailer shows off what appears to be an exciting blend of new and old. Some staple features that will get their time to shine in the new game include Chica, Freddy Fazbear and the classic security camera mechanic, while new characters and sequences revolving around exploration and action seemingly add a nice twist to the series.

The main character is shown in the trailer as well, and in-class FNAF fashion, they overstayed their welcome, to say the least. It seems Roxy, Chica, and Monty are working together with the Mega Pizza Plex security to hunt them down, while Freddy Fazbear is surprisingly helping them survive.

Here is the official synopsis for Five Nights at Freddy's: Security Breach from Steel Wool Studios:

Hey, kids! Do you want pizza?! Well, Fazbear Entertainment has spared no expense developing the world’s most extreme family fun center – Freddy Fazbear’s Mega Pizza Plex! At three stories tall, it’s the flashiest, raddest, rockingist, safest* pizzeria the universe has ever seen. Of course, Freddy and the band are excited to meet you! Utilizing the latest in animatronic technology, you can actually party with the stars themselves. So, on your next birthday, let Freddy Fazbear’s Mega Pizza Plex make you a SUPERSTAR!