The Forest is a first-person open world–survival video game developed by Canadian company Endnight Games for Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4. The game’s pre-alpha version was released through Steam Early Access on 30 May 2014. The game takes place on a heavily forested island where the player character and a young child are the survivors of a plane crash. The game features nonlinear gameplay, with no set missions or quests, empowering the player to make their own decisions for survival. Early reviews for the pre-alpha version were highly positive. The alpha is currently in a playable state with additional gameplay features planned and in development. Game’s final version is set to be released in 2018.