Yes, You Can Download Silent Hills' PT Again After Deleting It

It's gone from the PlayStation Network, but only for those who haven't downloaded it before.

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After disappearing from PlayStation Stores in other regions overnight, the playable teaser for Silent Hills, PT, is now gone from PSN in North America. Despite this, the game remains playable for those who downloaded it in time and, just as importantly, it can be deleted and re-downloaded if need be.

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I just ran through the process myself, deleting the game while worrying that it would be gone for good. The deletion screen is accompanied by the standard text explaining that it can be downloaded again from the Library section. It's possible that would prove to be untrue given the unusual circumstances at work here, but after going through with the deletion, I was able to find PT listed in my Library and begin downloading it again like anything else.

Phew.
Phew.

Konami announced last week that it would be removing PT from the PlayStation Store, and that it would not be continuing development of Silent Hills. This news came at a time when developer Kojima Productions is in some upheaval, as GameSpot has been told that Hideo Kojima will be leaving the company following the release of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. You can get the full rundown on that situation here.

PT arrived on the PlayStation Store last August as a surprise during Gamescom. It was believed to be a demo of a new horror game, but playing it through to completion (no easy feat at the time) revealed it to be a teaser for a new Silent Hill game called Silent Hills. It was to be a collaboration between Kojima and film director Guillermo del Toro, and would star Norman Reedus of Walking Dead fame.

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