In 2015, Gun Media launched a Kickstarter campaign for Friday the 13th: The Game. The campaign reached its goal of raising $700,000 for the development of the title, which meant that the iconic film mass murderer Jason Voorhees would again be unleashed into the video game world.

Friday the 13th: The Game is an online multiplayer that will allow players to take on the role of Jason, as he stalks the campgrounds in search of victims. While one gamer will control Jason, seven other players will be playing potential victims, whose sole goal is to stay alive as Jason hunts them down.

The Kickstarter campaign was able to raise a total of $823,704, well over $100,000 more than its goal. However, it was short of reaching the stretch goal of raising $1,625,000, which would have unlocked a single player survival challenge mode for the title, and $1,950,000, which would have activated an offline mode where AI bots will take on the roles of other players.

However, Wes Keltner, the founder of Gun Media and co-creator of the highly anticipated horror title, said in an interview with Polygon that a single player mode could still be coming to Friday the 13th: The Game.

"No questions whatsoever that we want to revisit single-player if the game does well," said Keltner, who added that the money that the company is getting into the ongoing preorder phase will be put right back into the development of the title, which may include the addition of a single player mode.

Similar to the game's multiplayer mode, the single player mode would allow gamers to play as Jason or a camp counselor who is trying to escape his murderous intentions.

According to Keltner, Gun Media decided to first focus on the multiplayer aspect of Friday the 13th: The Game primarily because it costs less to develop, in addition to design reasons that pushed multiplayer as the main offering of the title.

Gun Media and Keltner did not want a linear game, as that would go against the core concept of Friday the 13th. In multiplayer mode, with real people behind Jason and the camp counselors, the unpredictability of human nature will play a huge factor in the title's gameplay.

Friday the 13th: The Game is expected to be released within the year for the PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, but whether it would come with a single player mode at launch remains to be seen. Gun Media said that there will be a continuous stream of additional content for the title after its release.

In the meantime, gamers can enjoy the brutal footage that has so far been released for the title.

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