A new cooperate VR game based around the Ghostbusters franchise will be heading to the Meta Quest 2. Ghostbusters VR takes place in San Francisco and will feature up to four player co-op. You can check out the announcement trailer above and read below for more details:
LOS ANGELES (Apr. 20, 2022) – Sony Pictures Virtual Reality (SPVR) is thrilled to reveal a new Ghostbusters virtual reality game at the Meta Quest Gaming showcase. Published by SPVR and developed by award-winning VR studio nDreams, creators of leading titles Phantom: Covert Ops, Fracked and Far Cry VR: Dive Into Insanity, Ghostbusters VR (working title) is coming to Meta Quest 2.
Strap on your proton pack and Quest 2 and step into the world of Ghostbusters in immersive virtual reality. Run your Ghostbusters HQ in a new city, San Francisco, and solve a deep mystery across a new chapter in the Ghostbusters universe. Track, blast, and trap ghosts in gripping encounters by wielding iconic equipment. Go it alone, or as a team with up to three friends in co-op, in an extensive and engrossing campaign. Continue the Ghostbusters’ legacy, protect the city from fiendish ghosts, and experience all the humor and frights from the beloved franchise.
“With SPVR, we’ve found the perfect teammates to help bring a boundary-pushing multiplayer game to virtual reality,” says Tomas Gillo, Chief Development Officer, nDreams. “In addition, our close collaboration with the creators of the Ghostbusters franchise at Ghost Corps, combined with our extensive experience creating rich, tactile and immersive VR will blow gamers and Ghostbusters fans away.”
“If you’re looking to create a big, engaging multiplayer VR game that has to be experienced to be believed, who you gonna call? nDreams,” says Jake Zim, Senior Vice President, Virtual Reality, Sony Pictures Entertainment. “Virtual reality on Quest 2 truly allows us to live out our dream of being a Ghostbuster. The world, the ghosts and the iconic tools and equipment deliver the ultimate VR adventure. And most importantly, busting ghosts with your friends is fun!”
“Few franchises spark the imagination quite like Ghostbusters, and it’s even more exciting to imagine a fully featured Ghostbusters VR game,” says Chris Jurney, Metaverse Director of Publishing, Meta. “This game will give the ultimate wish-fulfillment of catching ghosts in true Ghostbuster fashion, and we’re excited to team up with Sony Pictures Virtual Reality to bring this universe to life on Quest 2.”
We’ll be unveiling more in the coming months so keep your P.K.E. meters tuned to GhostbustersVR.com and follow @sonypicturesvr and @ghostbusters on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. And follow @ndreamsVR on Facebook and Twitter and @nDreams_VR on Instagram.
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