Rez Infinite, the ultimate version of the 2001 rail-shooter Rez, is set to release on the PS5 with PS VR 2 compatibility on February 22nd, 2023. Rez was ported to PS VR as a launch title in 2016 and since then has won a slew of awards, including Best VR Game at The Game Awards 2016. Owners of the original PS VR game will be able to upgrade to the PS VR 2 version for only $9.99. You can check out a new trailer above and read below for more info:
LOS ANGELES, Calif — Jan. 19, 2023 — Enhance announced today that its multi-award winning game Rez Infinite is coming to PlayStation 5 with PlayStation VR2 compatibility on February 22, 2023. The one-and-only uniquely Rez cyberspace synesthesia experience can be played in standard TV mode and optionally in fully immersive VR. Owners of the original PS4/PS VR game can upgrade to PS5/PS VR2 for $9.99 USD.
Rez Infinite is the ultimate version of the beloved psychedelic rail-shooter adventure Rez originally released in 2001 by Sega, and debuted as a PS VR launch title in October 2016. The title won Best VR Game at The Game Awards 2016, the category’s inaugural year. With over 40 awards, nominations, and “Best of” recognitions for its gameplay and music, it ranks second on Metacritic’s Best PS VR Games of all time. The game has since been released on other platforms including Steam and Meta Quest.
Experience 360 degrees of mind-blowing synesthesia as you blast your way through waves of enemies and massive transforming bosses, with your every move triggering colors and sounds that sync and blend to the beat of Rez’s legendary techno soundtrack.
Exclusive PS5/PS VR2 Features
For the first time, PS VR2’s eye tracking technology allows you to track and aim at enemies using just your eyes.
Enhanced Haptic Feedback
The dynamic haptics of both the DualSense™ controller and the PlayStation VR2 Sense controllers make Rez Infinite an even more tactile experience than ever before. From locking onto enemies in Rez to accelerating through Area X, haptic vibrations truly bring the action to life.
PS VR2 Headset Feedback
In addition to the vibrations of the DualSense controllers, players will also feel subtle haptics in their PS VR2 headset for a deeper, more physical sensory experience.
HDR comes to Rez Infinite for the first time on PS5.
Transfer save data from the PS4 version to PS5
Owners can download and transfer PS4 saved data to the PS5 using cloud or extended storage or connect to the same network and transfer data directly from PS4 to PS5.
The Ultimate Package: Fully remastered classic Rez levels Areas 1 through 5, and the widely acclaimed free-flying experience Area X made with VR in mind.
Enhanced Soundscapes and Visuals: Maxed-out to razor-sharp 4K resolution, silky-smooth 60 frames per second motion, and full 5.1/7.1 surround sound support on PS5 for what’s widely acknowledged as one of the greatest gaming soundtracks ever made. Next-gen resolution of 2000×2040 per eye, running in smooth 120fps with full 3D audio for Area X’s incredible music and sound effects on PS VR2.
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