ILMxLAB is once more teaming up with VR arcade firm Nomadic to carry a brand new model of the ‘Lightsaber Dojo’ from Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Collection to areas worldwide.
With the assistance of Nomadic, Lucasfilms’ immersive leisure studio ILMxLAB introduced an arcade-style Lightsaber Dojo expertise to pop-up set up at choose areas late final yr. Now the studios are partnering once more to supply a model impressed by the Lightsaber Dojo within the third, and last episode.
There’s no phrase on the place you’ll have the ability to play simply but, nevertheless Sean Griffin, President of Nomadic, says Star Wars followers “worldwide” will have the ability to expertise it. The studios’ Lightsaber Dojo from final yr, which was primarily based on the mini-game from Vader Immortal: Episode II (2019), was held in pop-up areas throughout North America.
“The ILMxLAB group is happy to carry a brand new chapter to the Lightsaber Dojo expertise,” mentioned ILMxLAB Senior Producer, Shereif Fattouh. “Followers will quickly have the distinctive alternative to battle Darth Vader himself utilizing all their skills within the final take a look at of ability.”
Identical to within the Lightsaber Dojo from the third episode, followers will get an opportunity to deal with lightsabers, blasters, and use the Drive to fight waves of droids, stormtroopers, and different creatures earlier than a climactic combat with Darth Vader. Take a look at some gameplay footage of the unique Lightsaber Dojo III beneath, courtesy YouTube channel ‘cycyclist’:
“Nomadic is thrilled to as soon as once more companion with ILMxLAB to carry friends into the world of Star Wars,” mentioned Sean Griffin, President of Nomadic. “Our new type issue will ship a extra immersive expertise for gamers, will present a social viewing expertise for his or her family and friends, and is extra environment friendly for household leisure facilities and arcades to function. We are able to’t watch for Star Wars followers worldwide to expertise it.”
There’s no phrase on which VR headset arcade-goers will play on, because the studios solely make point out of “a top-of-the-line digital actuality headset,” nevertheless it’s doubtless that as a consequence of ILMxLAB’s earlier engagements with Oculus that it will likely be an Oculus Quest 2 headset.
The studios says particulars on availability and pricing of Vader Immortal – Lightsaber Dojo shall be obtainable at a later date. We’ll have our eyes peeled within the coming weeks.
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