Windlands developer Psytec Games has released Crystal Rift for Windows Mixed Reality. The trailer for which you can watch above. Crystal Rift is an old-school, grid-based, dungeon-crawler in VR. It’s available to download from the Windows Store priced at £8.39 (UK) / €9.99 (EU) / $9.99 (US).

You can read more about Crystal Rift in the following factsheet and watch a video tutorial for its level editor below that:




Crystal Rift is a grid-based dungeon-crawler, in classic first person perspective. An experiential horror challenge game that takes the player through a series of increasingly mysterious locations. Made first for Virtual Reality.


Jon Hibbins and Nick Pittom met at a Bossa Studios Virtual Reality Event, Jon was demoing Crystal Rift in Early alpha, Nick had made Spirited Away – Boiler Room VR and the My Neighbor Totoro – Bus Stop Scene, both were fans of each others work and decided that evening to work together on Crystal Rift.


  • Designed for Virtual Reality First, this leads to a rich immersive 3D environment with details you can lean into and see, this also presents perfectly in 2D.
  • Classic dungeon crawling experience with grid-based movement, hidden rooms, pressure plates, trapdoors, fireballs, challenges, tactics and more.
  • A unique and compelling story told through the environment, text and speech.
  • Optional Scare level, Off, Normal or Extreme.
  • Optional Difficulty levels including hardcore perma-death
  • An ingame Editor (PC Only), you can create, edit and share maps built inside the game, no external tools required.


Awards & Recognition

  • “Proto Awards Finalist” BEST INTERACTION DESIGN, 2015


About Psytec Games Ltd

Psytec Games Ltd creates awesome Virtual Reality Games



Are you interested in Crystal Rift? Have you bought it already or played it on another VR system and if so what do you think of it? Let us know in the comments below, or create a discussion in our (PC) Windows Mixed Reality VR Games forum. You can also write your own review of the game in our (PC) Windows Mixed Reality VR Game Reviews forum.


System Requirements


Processor: Intel i5-4590 equivalent or greater
Memory: 4 GB
Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD equivalent or greater
DirectX: Version 11
Storage: 12 GB available space


Processor: Intel i7 6700K equivalent or greater
Memory: 8 GB
Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 980 / AMD equivalent or greater
DirectX: Version 11
Storage: 12 GB available space



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Source: Crystal Rift's Windows Store page, Crystal Rift YouTube Channel