Silent Hill Transmission's Biggest Announcements

The series has been dormant since 2012, but a lot is now on the way.


The Silent Hill Transmission broadcast has brought with it a ton of news, including the much-anticipated remake of Silent Hill 2. After there being so little activity from the franchise for the last decade, there's now a ton on the way. You can watch the full video below to see everything or check out the links below for all of our coverage:

Original story: The future of the Silent Hill franchise has been as foggy as the titular town for a long time, but we'll soon get a clearer picture via Konami's Silent Hill Transmission livestream. Airing today, October 19, at 2 PM PT, we don't know specifics on what to expect from the stream, but rumors and leaks have suggested multiple Silent Hill projects could be in the works, including a remake of Silent Hill 2 and a new game. Here's how to watch the stream live, when it starts, and what to expect.

Silent Hill Transmission start time

The Silent Hill Transmission stream starts today, October 19, at 2 PM PT / 5 PM ET. The duration for the event was not shared, but here's when the event begins in a variety of time zones:

  • 2 PM PT
  • 5 PM ET
  • 10 PM BST
  • 8 AM AET (October 20)

How to watch

Silent Hill Transmission will be broadcast on YouTube through the embed below. You can watch live right here in this post.

What to expect

According to a Sunday tweet from the official Konami Twitter account, the "latest updates for the Silent Hill series" are set to be discussed during the event. No specific details about the livestream, or whether it will focus on games or other types of media, have been announced.

Reactions and responses to the Konami tweet could offer some clues about what is to come during the Silent Hill Transmission. The franchise's longtime music composer, Akira Yamaoka, retweeted Konami via his personal account, as did artist Masahiro Ito, who is credited with the creation of Silent Hill's iconic villain Pyramid Head… even if he wishes he never had. Others not associated with any Silent Hill project at the moment, including Elijah Wood, also referenced the announcement in separate tweets.

The livestream announcement comes weeks after a previously unknown game, Silent Hill: The Short Message, appeared on a Korean ratings board. Rumors have swirled about a new game in the franchise since earlier this year, including one that said "multiple Silent Hill projects" were in the works.

If a new game is announced, it would be the first new entry in the Silent Hill franchise since 2012, which saw a core entry in March with Silent Hill: Downpour, as well as a side project called Silent Hill: Book of Memories which was released in October for the PlayStation Vita.

Based on metadata associated with the official YouTube video, it appears a Silent Hill 2 remake is among the projects that could be revealed during the show. For more on Silent Hill, check out the trip we took to the "real" town: the abandoned Centralia, PA.

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