Five Nights at Freddy's

2014 horror video game

Five Nights at Freddy’s is an indie survival horror video game. It was made by Scott Cawthon and is powered by Clickteam Fusion.The first game was released August 8, 2014. The game takes place in the fictional pizza restaurant, Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza. The player acts as a night security guard with the aim of keeping safe from the animatronic animal characters that are stated to be "malfunctioning" (though later games imply a more supernatural reason). To complete the levels of the game called nights - the player must keep the antagonists away from the guard's office, using mechanical doors, lights, and a CCTV camera panel. The animatronic characters in the first game of the series are named Freddy Fazbear, Bonnie, Chica, Foxy and Golden Freddy.

Five Nights at Freddy's
Based onThe Forbidden by Jordan David
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes6
Budget$34 million
Original networkGoogle Play
Original release25 minutes
Related showsOne Night at Flumpty's
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The game series has a complicated and heavily hidden storyline that has sparked thousands of fan-made theories around the world, with the main goal being a reliable "timeline" of the events and characters in the series. Scott Cawthon, the sole developer of the Five Nights at Freddy's games, has stated that nobody has figured out a completely accurate conclusion of the story.

In November 2014, a prequel, Five Nights at Freddy's 2 was released. In 2015, Five Nights at Freddy's 3 and Five Nights at Freddy's 4 were released. A Five Nights at Freddy's RPG called FNAF World was released on 2016. A fifth game, Five Nights at Freddy's: Sister Location was released the same year.[1] and pizza simulator made in 2017 In 2018, yet another game was released called Ultimate Custom Night featuring every character from the series, including some fan characters.

Five Nights at Freddy’s is installed an estimated 4,694 times per day, earning a daily revenue of $12,879.[2] Cawthon has given away $256,499 to a charity livestream, surpassing the initial goal of $15,000.[3]

Tons of lore and timeline secrets are yet to be discovered in this wonderful game. Famous youtube channel name Game Theorists is constantly trying to figure out what all the secrets are and trying to "solve" FNAF.


  1. Haas, Pete (October 22, 2014). "Five Nights At Freddy's 2 Announced". Cinema Blend. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  2. "Five nights at Freddy's", App sales data, Think gaming, archived from the original on 2015-09-06, retrieved 2015-08-06.
  3. "Five nights at Freddy's creator donates 250k to charity", Gamnesia, archived from the original on 2015-08-10, retrieved 2015-08-06.

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