Catan VR to Launch on PSVR Tomorrow, Cross-play with “major VR platforms”



Catan VR to Launch on PSVR Tomorrow, Cross-play with "main VR platforms" 7

After launching on PC VR & Oculus cellular VR headsets final 12 months, Catan VR is lastly making its approach to PSVR.

The VR model of the 1995 traditional board recreation Settlers of Catan first launched on the Oculus Retailer for Gear VR and Rift in March 2018, with Oculus Go help arriving shortly afterwards when the cellular headset launched again in Could 2018. A model for Vive, Rift, and Home windows VR got here by way of Steam a number of months later.

Beginning June 25th, PSVR customers will get an opportunity to leap in too, taking part in the sport in an immersive on-line setting. Fortunately the sport guarantees crossplay with “all main VR platforms.”

Described as “true to the traditional however optimized for digital actuality,” Catan VR was developed by VR studio Experiment 7 in partnership with Klaus Teuber and his sons Guido and Benjamin, together with the Catan and Asmodee Digital groups. The board recreation takes place in a digital room with views of the island of Catan itself by the home windows.

“The best possible half about Catan on PS VR is the sense of social presence you get whenever you bounce right into a recreation with mates or on-line opponents,” says Experiment 7 founder Geoffrey Zatkin.
“Catan VR has a broad vocabulary of recreation experiences and the thrill of a terrific roll, the frustration of getting robbed, or the satisfaction of touchdown a giant commerce is basically evident within the myriad micro-movements that you just see different gamers exhibiting all through the sport.”

Catan VR affords each on-line multiplayer video games in addition to solo AI-based matches. In keeping with a PS weblog put up, Experiment 7 labored straight with Klaus Teuber and his staff to develop AI gamers that each “present difficult tactical opponents at each issue stage, but additionally specific the canonical personalities which have made different variations of Catan so compelling.”

There’s no pricing data out there simply but, though the sport at the moment sells for $15 on Steam and the Oculus Retailer for Rift, and $10 on Gear VR/Oculus Go, so we count on pricing to hover someplace round these two factors.