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  SNIPER ELITE VR TAKES AIM AT OCULUS QUEST
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09/16/2020
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Oxford, September 16th 2020 – Sniper Elite VR is coming soon to Quest platform!

As revealed in today’s Facebook Connect stream, developers Rebellion and Just Add Water are working with UK studio Coatsink to bring their highly anticipated sharpshooter to Quest.

Today’s first ever gameplay trailer showcases Sniper Elite VR’s brand new campaign, built for virtual reality! Fight as a partisan soldier in the Italian Resistance, as you defend your homeland from the iron grip of Fascism.

Sniper Elite VR features core gameplay fans know and love from Rebellion’s award-winning series, now brought to life like never before. Players can look forward to:

• A full singleplayer campaign to sink hours into

• Heart-pounding gunplay with an array of authentic WW2 weapons including rifles, pistols, explosives and more.

• Exclusively first-person gameplay – a series first

• Optional free movement across levels packed with tactical possibilities

• Rebellion’s trademark X-ray Kill Cam, reimagined for VR

• Diverse control methods – play how you want to

• Immersive motion controls including Oculus Touch support

• An array of comfort options to optimize your experience

• Additional challenges, mission rankings, shooting ranges, leaderboards and more

In addition to Quest platform, Sniper Elite VR is coming to Oculus Rift platforms, HTC Vive, Valve Index and PlayStation VR. It will be available on the Oculus Store, SteamVR and PlayStation Store.

For more details, please visit Rebellion.com  

COPYRIGHT ©2020 REBELLION. THE REBELLION NAME AND LOGO AND THE SNIPER ELITE NAME AND LOGO ARE TRADEMARKS OF REBELLION AND MAY BE REGISTERED TRADEMARKS IN CERTAIN COUNTRIES. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

About Rebellion

Founded in 1992, Rebellion is one of Europe's leading independent game developers and publishers. Whether it's the breathtaking intensity of Sniper Elite 4, the face-hugging terror of Aliens vs. Predator or the grindhouse frenzy of Zombie Army Trilogy, the Oxford-based studio is known for creating stand-out games that thrill players.

About Just Add Water

Founded in 2006 by British career developer Stewart Gilray, Just Add Water (Development), Ltd is an experienced PC and console development studio specialising in work-for-hire alongside original titles. The company has partnered with a variety of the industry’s most high-profile publishers and developers, on well-loved and award-winning franchises. Clients have included Lorne Lanning’s Oddworld Inhabitants (Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD & Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty), Bossa Studios (I Am Bread), Codemasters (Micro Machines World Series), Bithell Games (Volume & Volume: Coda), and Outright Games (Ice Age Scrat’s Nutty Adventure). The company are also working with Maze Theory and Bethesda Softworks.

About Coatsink

Based in North East UK and driven by a passion for creating unique and innovative video game experiences, Coatsink was founded in 2011 and has developed titles for PC, PlayStation, Nintendo and Xbox platforms along with Oculus Quest, Rift, Gear VR, and Microsoft Mixed Reality.

About Oculus

The Oculus team at Facebook Reality Labs lets people defy distance—connecting with each other and the world—through world-class VR hardware and software. The Oculus content team pursues the creation of best-in-class games, narrative experiences, and new VR use-cases like fitness, productivity, and travel. Oculus joins other teams at FRL dedicated to cutting-edge research, computer vision, haptics, social interaction, and more. Facebook Reality Labs is committed to driving the state of the art forward through relentless innovation.