ILMxLAB ANNOUNCES VADER IMMORTAL: A STAR WARS VR SERIES IS COMING
TO PLAYSTATION®VR ON AUGUST 25, 2020
The Complete Series Will Be Available For $29.99 MSRP
August 6, 2020 – SAN FRANCISCO, CA. Today, in a surprise announcement during Sony Interactive Entertainment’s State of Play broadcast, ILMxLAB revealed that Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series is coming to PlayStation®VR August 25, 2020. The three episodes will be sold as a single purchase at $29.99 MSRP, bringing the complete VR trilogy together for players and fans.
ILMxLAB also debuted a brand new trailer, which is available here:
“Vader Immortal holds a very special place in our hearts at ILMxLAB and we are very excited to be bringing this to PlayStation VR. This allows even more fans to experience the first Star Wars story designed exclusively for virtual reality,” said Harvey Whitney, Producer at ILMxLAB.
Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series lets you step inside your own Star Wars cinematic adventure as a smuggler operating near Mustafar, the fiery world Darth Vader calls home. When you are unexpectedly pulled out of hyperspace, you find yourself uncovering an ancient mystery at the behest of the Sith Lord himself. The series also includes the popular Lightsaber Dojo modes, where fans can spend hours honing their skills with iconic lightsabers and more in Vader’s training dojo.
Created in close collaboration with the Lucasfilm Story Group, Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series is written by David S. Goyer (The Dark Knight, Blade) and directed by Ben Snow (Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire). It features Maya Rudolph (Bridesmaids, Big Mouth) as your witty droid sidekick, ZO-E3, and fan favorite Scott Lawrence (Star Wars Resistance) as Darth Vader.
Vader Immortal has been acclaimed by both press and fans. The series won Best VR/AR Game at the 2020 Game Developers’ Choice Awards. Vader Immortal: Episode I won VR Experience of the Year at the 2019 VR Awards, took home the inaugural Innovation Award at the 2020 Producers Guild Awards, and was named a Finalist for Outstanding Innovation in Interactive Media at the 2019 Emmys.
ABOUT VADER IMMORTAL: A STAR WARS VR SERIES
A canonical part of the Star Wars galaxy, Vader Immortal is a cinematic, narrative adventure connected to the events of Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire — also produced by ILMxLAB — and is set between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope.
ILMxLAB is Lucasfilm’s immersive entertainment studio, pioneering a new era of interactive storytelling through virtual and mixed reality experiences. Working with acclaimed creators and designers, ILMxLAB creates living worlds, inviting you to step inside and become the hero of your own personal adventure.
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Thank you to ILMxLAB for the press release.