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Five Nights at Freddy's 2 is now available on Steam

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Five Nights at Freddy's 2

The appearance of a Five Nights at Freddy's sequel on Steam Greenlight last month was surprising, given how quickly it appeared after the first game's release. Even more surprising is that Five Nights at Freddy's 2 is now on Steam proper, meaning you can return to the creepy halls of Freddy Fazbear's Pizza sooner than you expected. Indeed, probably sooner than you had hoped.

I've not had the chance to play it yet, but Omri Petitte highly rated its predecessor. Here's what the official Steam description has to say:

"As the new security guard working nights, your job is to monitor cameras and make sure nothing goes wrong after-hours. The previous guard has complained about the characters trying to get into the office (he has since been moved to day-shift). So to make your job easier, you've been provided with your very own empty Freddy Fazbear head, which should fool the animatronic characters into leaving you alone if they should accidentally enter your office."

Have mercy.

Shaun Prescott is the Australian editor of PC Gamer. With over ten years experience covering the games industry, his work has appeared on GamesRadar+, TechRadar, The Guardian, PLAY Magazine, the Sydney Morning Herald, and more. Specific interests include indie games, obscure Metroidvanias, speedrunning, experimental games and FPSs. He thinks Lulu by Metallica and Lou Reed is an all-time classic that will receive its due critical reappraisal one day.