The award-winning sandbox prison escape game The Escapists is heading to PlayStation 4.

A strategy game of captive survival and daring schemes, lets you live the life of a prison inmate and plotting a daring escape.

Escaping won’t be easy though. You’ll have to work around the strict prison schedule and avoid the unwanted attention of guards. Craft weapons and tools found within the prison, but beware of guards doing cell checks. Get a job or perform jobs for your fellow inmates to purchase supplies, all while scouting escape routes. All that stands between you and freedom is a perfectly executed escape plan.

Some of the game’s features:

  • 6 unique prisons to escape – from the minimal security of Center Perks to the harsh confines of the Stalag Flucht POW camp.
  • 6 different methods to bust your way out including digging out and prison takeovers!
  • 10 prison jobs to earn you some vital escape funds. Choose from Laundry, Janitor, Mail Man, Metal Shop, Kitchen, Wood Work, Tailor, Deliveries, Gardener and Library work
  • Crafting system. Gather the necessary items you’ll need to craft items for your escape plan. Craft tools such as Cutters, Shovels, Sheet Ropes and weapons such as the Sock Mace, Comb Blade or Cup of Molten Chocolate!
  • Around 200 items to find including 50+ craftable items

PS4 owners tempted to pick this one up can check out our review of the Xbox One version.