The Inpatient

aka: Inpatient: Yami no Byо̄tо̄
Moby ID: 101733
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Official Description (Ad Blurb)

Discover who you are before it’s too late in The Inpatient a PS VR Exclusive set in the Blackwood Sanatorium, over 60 years prior to the 2016 BAFTA award-winning Until Dawn.

With deep immersion that places YOU in the game, you take on the role of an amnesiac inpatient who must find out who you are and why you are in the Sanatorium. With a branching narrative, and different endings every choice you make can drastically affect the way the game plays out.

• Branching narrative - Choices and consequences are integral to the gameplay. Your life (and the lives of those around you), are dramatically affected by the decisions you make.
• Rich story/memories - The story isn’t just about scares you’ll discover a rich backstory and uncover a conspiracy. Vivid flashback memories that you discover throughout the game are key to understanding why you are in the Sanatorium.
• Deep immersion - This game puts YOU in the shoes of the main character. Thanks to the inclusion of voice control, gender choice and a fully realized body model – when you look down you see your legs, arms and hands – it feels like YOU are in the Sanatorium.

1 player
PlayStation®VR Required
PlayStation®Camera Required
Enhanced play with 2 PS Move controllers

Software subject to license ( Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy ( & One-time license fee for play on account’s designated primary PS4™ system and other PS4™ systems when signed in with that account.

© 2018 Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe. The Inpatient is a trademark of Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC.

Source: PlayStation Store Description


  • インペイシェント 闇の病棟 - Japanese spelling

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The Patient
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Billy Bates
Anna Bennet
Gordon Bennet
Jefferson Bragg
Suzanne Daniels
George Hawthorne
Victoria LaBoucher
David Miller
Victor Milgrim
Ted Mosely
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Average score: 54% (based on 8 ratings)


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Game added by mars_rulez.

Additional contributors: MAT.

Game added January 23, 2018. Last modified March 31, 2024.