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Five Nights at Freddy's (FNAF) is an American media franchise. Scott Cawthon is the creator. The first game of the same name was released on August 8, 2014, and the resultant series has since become popular globally.
The main series consists of nine survival horror video games connected to a fictional family pizza restaurant franchise, its name was "Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza". After its mascot, the animatronic bear Freddy Fazbear. In most games, the player assumes the role of a night-time employee. That is who must utilize tools such as security cameras, lights, doors, and vents. The series' lore is gradually revealed through voice recordings, minigames, and Easter eggs featured throughout the games.
The franchise also includes spin-off games and other media, such as a novel trilogy and an anthology series, comprising an all-encompassing fictional universe. The franchise maintains an active fanbase, famous for its production of fan art and fangames, and merchandise for the games is available internationally.
These are some main series of the game.
Freddy Fazbear's Pizzeria Simulator (FNAF Fazbear's Pizzeria 2017)
Main article: Freddy Fazbear's Pizzeria Simulator
In June 2017, Cawthon hinted at the development of a sixth main game in the series. On July 2, 2017, he announced his decision to cancel the game. On December 4, 2017, Cawthon released Freddy Fazbear's Pizzeria Simulator as freeware on Steam. The game is a business-simulation game in which the player runs a pizzeria.
The game's story again follows Michael Afton. The game has multiple endings depending on how well the player runs the pizzeria and whether they salvaged all the animatronics. However, the canon ending has Cassette Man reveal himself as Henry Emily, William's former business partner and the father of Charlotte. And set the restaurant on fire after revealing its true purpose as a trap to lure in the remaining animatronics. The restaurant burns to the ground, seemingly killing Michael, Henry, and all the animatronics, finally releasing the spirits haunting them.
Ultimate Custom Night (2018)
Main article: Ultimate Custom Night aka FNAF Ultimate Custom Night
Ultimate Custom Night was originally intended to be a post-launch add-on to Freddy Fazbear's Pizzeria Simulator. But it eventually turned into a stand-alone game, released on June 27, 2018. The customizable night contains a total of fifty animatronics from previous games. This allows the player to determine how aggressive they are during the night (similar to the custom nights in earlier games). The player can select the office to play in and has 16 themed game modes available. It has been heavily speculated that the game takes place in some version of Hell or Purgatory.
However, the anthology novel series Fazbear Frights implies that the game is Afton's repeating nightmare, and not hell or purgatory. This comes from the fifth book, Bunny Call, which has a story called "The Man in Room 1280". In the following book, Blackbird, the epilogue confirms that the man is William Afton. Although it was never confirmed if the Fazbear Frights series is canon or not, Cawthon confirmed that it's supposed to reveal mysteries from the previous games.
Five Nights at Freddy's: Help Wanted (2019) - FNAF Help Wanted
Main article: Five Nights at Freddy's: Help Wanted
On August 18, 2018, Cawthon confirmed on his Steam thread that the next main installment in the Five Nights at Freddy's series would be available as a virtual reality game. On March 25, 2019, Sony Interactive Entertainment's State of Play live stream announced several new games for the PlayStation 4. In the game, the player is a technician repairing a pizzeria's animatronics. From a first-person perspective, they fix the animatronics, solve puzzles and navigate dark hallways. The game came out on May 28, 2019. A non-VR version of the game came out on December 17, 2019, for Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4.
Curse of Dreadbear, a Halloween-themed downloadable content pack for Help Wanted was released in three parts, with several "waves" of new minigames released on October 23, October 29, and October 31, 2019, for a total of 10 new minigames. The DLC pack includes new animatronic characters, returning animatronics from previous games, and a Halloween-themed hub.
Five Nights at Freddy's: Security Breach (2021) - FNAF Security Breach
Main article: Five Nights at Freddy's: Security Breach
On August 8, 2019, on the first game's fifth anniversary, Cawthon posted a new image on his website, teasing the next installment of the series. It shows a "Mega Pizza Plex" containing a laser tag arena, an arcade, a large cinema, and a Freddy Fazbear's Pizza restaurant. On April 21, 2020, somebody leaked the characters' names from Funko's list of upcoming products, and the title was Five Nights at Freddy's: Pizza Plex. Scott Cawthon confirmed the leaks via Reddit but revealed that the title was not official.
Security Breach came out on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and Steam on December 16, 2021. The game's plot revolves around a young boy - Gregory being trapped in a large shopping mall. He was teeming with murderous animatronics who hunt him down by the orders of Vanny, a mysterious woman in a rabbit costume. Suffering a malfunction that causes him to ignore Vanny's hacking, the complex's Freddy assists Gregory in escaping the complex.
FNAF is the novelty of the horror game series in recent years. It's catchy, dramatic, and makes you shiver while playing. A brand new version of FNAF is under development and is expected to be released in 2023, let's wait for the official name of this version. But first, let's enjoy the versions that made FNAF famous
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