'Blair Witch' will be released on Xbox One and PC this summer.

Blair Witch Project

Blair Witch Project

Developer Bloober Team - known for their work on horror titles 'Observer' and 'Layers of Fear' - are on hand for the video game spin-off of the classic 1999 spooky cult indie movie.

The trailer was unveiled during Microsoft's E3 press conference, and it looks like gamer are set for a first person experience which will take place - as you'd expect - inside a creepy forest complete with monsters and scares aplenty.

The official blurb has confirmed the game takes place in 1996 - two years after the original found footage 'Blair Witch Project' film was set - with players put in control of former police officer Ellis.

He has a trouble past, and has been tasked with investigating the disappearance of a young boy in the Black Hills Forest near Burkittsville, Maryland.

The synopsis continues: "What starts as an ordinary investigation soon turns into an endless nightmare as you confront your fears and the Blair Witch, a mysterious force that haunts the woods...

"Your darkest fears will awaken on Xbox One and PC on August 30th, 2019."