Supermassive Games announced today that its upcoming on-rails shooter The Dark Pictures: Switchback VR has been delayed to March 16, 2023.
A message from the Switchback VR team. pic.twitter.com/7w5PvBv7Ps
— Super Massive Games (@SuperMGames) January 23, 2023
In a new tweet, Supermassive Games confirmed that the game would no longer be released as a PSVR2 launch title, delaying the game by a few weeks to ensure players “receive the most polished and terrifying experience possible.” selected.
Dark Pictures: Switchback VR, announced in November, is a spin-off game from Supermassive’s interactive anthology series. Set in 17th-century New He England, players will face ‘twisted ghosts’, ‘demonic incarnations of persecuted witches’, ‘vampires’ and ‘sadistic serial killers’. Gameplay in Switchback VR is similar to Until Dawn: Rush of Blood. This is another on-rail shooter developed by Supermassive and released in 2016 for the original PlayStation VR.
Switchback VR is one of several new games currently in development by Supermassive Games. Other titles the studio has been confirmed to be working on include Directive 8020, which serves as the first game in the second season of the mainline Dark Pictures anthology series. Additional titles have already been trademarked but have yet to be announced by the studio.
The Dark Pictures: Despite Switch VR’s delayed launch, PSVR 2 has a ton of games confirmed to launch alongside the headset when it launches on February 22nd. Versions of Resident Evil Village and ports of existing VR games such as Moss 1 & 2 and NFL Pro Era. Indeed, most of these games confirmed at launch are ports of existing games available for other headsets, such as Meta Quest 2.
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