Scott Cawthon has jumped the gun yet again. Yesterday, Cawthon announced that he was going to be releasing the trailer for Five Nights at Freddy's 4: The Final Chapter sometime next week. Well, he decided not to wait and released it anyway. We've got to admit, we're digging Cawthon's style when it comes to surprising us, even when it comes to his updates for FNAF. Surprisingly, the gameplay of this trailer doesn't have you doing security for a pizza shop or a horror attraction. Instead, you're in a house, dealing with some malevolent spirits and reanimated animatronics. We're surprised to see such a drastic deviation from the tried-and-true gameplay style of the series, but we trust in Cawthon's horrific designs. There's much more animation this time around, so expect to be creeped the heck out.

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Series creator and lone developer Scott Cawthon announced that Five Nights at Freddy's 4: The Final Chapter will be launching in a little under four weeks.

According to Kotaku, a variety of popular YouTube personalities have been contacted by Scott Cawthon, who revealed to them that Five Night's at Freddy's 4: The Final Chapter isn't coming out on Halloween as originally announced. In fact, it's launching next month, and Cawthon has an expansion pack on deck for its original Halloween release. YouTuber Razzbowski revealed the email he received from Cawthon in the video provided below.

We should note that the name, Five Nights at Freddy's 4: The Final Chapter, is likely a reference to Friday the 13th IV: The Final Chapter, which spawned seven more Jason movies after it, despite its forename, suggesting this isn't really the end of the series. Cawthon developed the entire series by himself in record time. The first game hit Steam in Aug. 2014 and the second launched just three months afterwards. The third game debuted this past March. Cawthon likely contacted the popular YouTube personalities out there because of all the success the game has had thanks to them. Much of FNAF's popularity is due to the Let's Play videos of the series as well as the pieces that speculate about its impressive story.

Five Nights at Freddy's 4: The Final Chapter will launch on Aug. 8 to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the original game. To keep the original Halloween release date special, a free expansion will launch on Oct. 31. Cawthon is going to unveil its first trailer sometime next week.

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