Another VR game confirmed to be a launch day title for Windows Mixed Reality is the fully motion-controlled fantasy strategy game Skyworld by Arizona Sunshine developer Vertigo Games along with Wolfdog Interactive. It will be released on October 17th priced at £30.99 (UK) / €39.99 (EU) / $39.99 (US) and unfortunately there’s no pre-order discount for the Windows Mixed Reality version as there’s no page for Skyworld on the Windows Store yet.
You can watch the trailer for Skyworld above and read more info in the following press release:
VR Strategy Game Skyworld Launches October 17, 2017
Pre-orders available today for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift
Rotterdam, The Netherlands – 3 October 2017: Vertigo Games – creators of the award-winning VR shooter Arizona Sunshine – and Wolfdog Interactive today announce their VR strategy game Skyworld will release October 17, 2017 on HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and Windows Mixed Reality. Pre-orders are available from today via Steam and Oculus Home. Furthermore, an early access beta will be held on October 6-8.
Priced at $39.99 / € 39,99 / £ 30,99, Skyworld pre-orders receive a 25% discount and exclusive Berserker avatar masks. Players with these masks will stand out and strike fear in opponents in face-to-face multiplayer matches and skirmishes.
Lastly, an early access beta of the game will occur October 6-8, 2017. Interested HTC Vive and Oculus Rift owners may register for a drawing to join the beta by signing up for the Skyworld newsletter at the official website before 12am PST / 9am CEST on October 5, 2017.
Skyworld reinvents classic strategy gameplay for VR without compromising on gameplay depth by using intuitive VR controls and providing player feedback right on the VR battlefield. Step into intricately animated fantasy worlds where you are king and watch your battle maps come to life around you. Built in gaming sessions optimal for VR, Skyworld lets you conquer and reunite all Skyworlds in the full-size campaign and challenge friend or foe in online cross-platform multiplayer mode.
- Accessible Gameplay. Innovates traditional UIs with intuitive VR controls and in-world feedback
- Highly Interactable Fantasy Worlds. Puts highly interactable, animated fantasy worlds at your command, which you influence with every decision you make
- Full-feature VR Game. Offers a story-based single player campaign, skirmish mode and online cross-platform multiplayer
- Reinvents Classic Strategy Gameplay for VR. Combines accessible, turn-based strategy and management gameplay with fast-paced real-time tactical battles
- Built from the Ground Up for VR.
Skyworld launches October 17, 2017 on Windows Mixed Reality, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.
Step into a virtual world where you are king. Walk around your battle map as if you were there, manage your economy, build and lead royal armies and restore your kingdom to glory. It’s up to you to battle the forces of evil as you conquer and reunite the Skyworlds in this VR strategy game that brings the beloved gameplay of strategy classics to VR.
About Vertigo Games
Founded in 2008, Vertigo Games is a Dutch development studio located in the port city of Rotterdam, The Netherlands. After developing and publishing the successful VR FPS title, Arizona Sunshine, the studio is currently working on their new and upcoming VR entertainment titles including games such as World of Diving and Skyworld. www.vertigo-games.com
About Wolfdog Interactive
Wolfdog Interactive is a young, indie game company based in the Netherlands. We aim to create fun and enjoyable games for PC and mobile. Going back to the roots of gaming, we are always striving towards a slightly different take on the traditional genres. Our goal is to create the best experience possible for our players through simple and user-friendly mechanics. www.wolfdoginteractive.com
If you’re getting a Windows Mixed Reality VR HMD will you be picking up Skyworld at launch? Let us know in the comments below or create a discussion in our (PC) Windows Mixed Reality VR Games forum.
Source: Vertigo Games' YouTube Channel