Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture: 10 Tips for Exploring the Apocalypse

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Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture: 10 Tips for Exploring the Apocalypse

PlayStation fans worldwide have been spending their summer venturing around the Shropshire countryside, investigating the abandoned community of Yaughton Valley and the mysterious events that unfurled there.

Whether you’re piecing together the mystery of Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture, or considering exploring this apocalypse, we’ve created a very special gift to thank you. Starting now until September 4th, you can obtain a free Dynamic Theme for your PS4 inspired by the radio broadcasts overheard in Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture. Simply visit the Station 52 Code Vault page at our official site, follow the instructions and enter the correct answer to receive your code.*

Everybody's Gone to the Rapture Theme

For those of you that have spent some time in Yaughton Valley, you know paying attention to the finely crafted details is important to piecing together the mystery and stories in Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture. So whether you’re playing for the first time, or venturing into a second playthrough, we thought we’d also share some of our favorite tips to ensure you don’t miss a thing.

  1. Speed walk outside! Hold R2 while walking around town and you’ll start to pick up the pace considerably.
  2. Lost? Keep an eye out for the numerous maps posted around Yaughton Valley. Some will provide hints to the mysteries of this story.
  3. Did you know? The DualShock 4 lightbar changes depending on the type of story detail you come across.
  4. You can ride the Witch’s Hat in the town playground!
  5. Subtitles are helpful for everyone. Simply turn them on in the options if you’re keeping track of conversations big and small.
  6. There are secret trails that you can backtrack through, but you will need to find where it all starts once you reach Little Tipworth.
  7. Take in a scenic lakeside view at one end of the Holiday Camp, where you can also catch a glimpse of the Observatory.
  8. All of the clocks (digital & analog) seem to be stuck at 6:07 PM, but why?
  9. There are familiar symbols on the front grille of a few abandoned cars.
  10. There’s a very interesting map of Yaughton Valley that you can find on the top floor of Kate and Stephen’s home.
Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture: 10 Tips for Exploring the Apocalypse

Along with The Chinese Room, we wanted to thank everyone for the continued praise of Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture’s deep story, rich environment, and amazing soundtrack (crafted by the talented Jessica Curry). It has been great to see critics and fans echo the same sentiments together.

If you have yet to experience Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture, or even if you’ve fully ventured to the end of the world, we highly recommend checking out our official website for an entire collection of background content to enhance your gameplay experience and piece together its mysteries. Ranging from interactive screens to explore behind-the-scenes insights from The Chinese Room…

Black Hole Time Dilation

…to intriguing background pieces from one very @badastronomer theorizing on the characters and the story.

Yaughton Valley awaits you. Download Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture on the PlayStation Store, and please share your thoughts with @ChineseRoom.

*No purchase necessary. Supplies limited. Must be 17 and a resident of the 50 US states and DC except Arizona, Florida and New York. Void where prohibited. See full rules here.

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