The same people who brought us Far Cry VR are now working with Games Workshop on a new VR experience.
One of the problems with VR is that you need a lot of space to make it work, or else you’ll hit walls, the sofa, or accidentally hit your controller through your screen. Zero Latency’s solution to this problem is to create specific venues to host “free VR experiences” that are the size of a tennis court. They then sell tickets for up to eight people at a time to indulge in their “immersive adventures.”
zero latency It made headlines last year with the release of Far Cry VR: Dive Into Insanity, the VR experience where you can get to know the Vaas of Far Cry 3 a little better. The success of this Zero Latency experiment has taught the value of licensed IP addresses, so they’re now teaming up with Games Workshop to create Warhammer: 40,000 Space Marine VR.
In this Space Marines game, players will take on the role of a genetically enhanced super soldier to battle for the Imperium of Man. Up to eight players will be able to meet the famous 40,000 Warhammer characters, places and monsters for 30 minutes, blasting them all the time with specially designed VR consoles.
“Warhammer: 40,000: Space Marine 2 is going to be one of the biggest Warhammer video games ever, and fans of the world are eagerly anticipating it. This is a fantastic expansion for the franchise,” said John Gillard, Head of Licensing at Games Workshop. “Zero Latency are experts in creating exciting VR entertainment in locations around the world, including a location near our headquarters in Nottingham we’ve been… a lot! We work closely with their talented team, and using their leading platform and technology, we know that This partnership will generate an amazing virtual reality experience that will surprise and delight anyone who wants to become a Marine.”
Zero Latency’s Warhammer: 40,000 space marine adventures will launch sometime in the year 2023. This may be older than Saber Interactive’s 40,000 Space Marine Warhammer: 40,000, which still doesn’t have a release date.
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