When it is launched in spring 2020 Spaceteam VR will be playable beyond the confines of your VR headset. Immersive technology studio, Cooperative Innovations, today announced that Spaceteam VR will be one of the most cross-playable titles on the market to date!
“…not only is the game going to be playable online on up to six headsets across all the popular manufacturers, but you’ll be able to play locally with people on their smart phones or tablets as well as multiple VR headsets. Players can take it in turns to experience the VR version while still co-operating and shouting technobabble at each other!” said CEO and Co- Founder Simon Barratt.
Smartphone and tablet cross-play will be available at launch!
There are three great ways you can play Spaceteam VR. Firstly you can choose to play a full VR multiplayer with up to six players, utilizing cross platform play so whether you buy the game from the Oculus (for Quest or Rift), Steam or other PC stores you will all be playing the same game. A PlayStation VR version will launch shortly after the initial launch which will also cross play with the other platforms. Secondly with local play you need at least one VR headset and then up to five smart devices in the same room. Players in VR headsets will see the mobile players represented by a robot pressing the controls in their place.
“Also we’re super excited to announce a single player mode which is perfect if you find yourself without internet connectivity! Two robot AI characters will join you to help you achieve your Spaceteam mission!” Alex Earle, Community Manager for Spaceteam VR told us earlier.
This announcement comes right after an incredibly successful weekend at PAX East in Boston where over 500 guests got to grips with the game to great acclaim. Alex Earle said “This is the first time we’ve shown the game to an American audience and the reception was so great, people are really hyped to see the game as a VR version. People were walking past the booth and exclaiming things like ‘Oh wow Spaceteam in VR!’ and one couple told me ‘This is an instabuy for us!’ which was so great to hear.” The game also featured on the main stage in the final of the infamous ‘OMEGATHON’ in front of a large audience and 25.8k viewers on the PAX Twitter account. Ahead of the launch date announcement you can wishlist it on Steam or actually get to play the game at SXSW, EGX Rezzed and then Insomnia 66.