ILMxLAB’S SPECIAL RETAIL EDITION OF VADER IMMORTAL: A STAR WARS VR SERIES
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Vader Immortal special retail edition is packaged with all three Episodes and retail-exclusive extras, only available through major retailers for PlayStation®VR
June 18, 2021 – SAN FRANCISCO, CA – ILMxLAB’s award-winning Vader Immortal has officially hit store shelves for PlayStation®VR today. In collaboration with publisher Perp Games, the Vader Immortal special retail edition includes Episodes I, II, and III along with a host of extra goodies for Star Wars fans. The special edition is available in America and Europe for the suggested retail price of $22.99 and £24.99 in the United Kingdom. Major American retailers include Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop and Target.
“With this special release of Vader Immortal, even more fans will have the chance to explore Star Wars in a new way, using virtual reality to step into their own Star Wars adventure,” said Ben Snow, director. “I’m delighted that we can give everyone a chance to look behind the scenes at how we made Vader Immortal, with the concept art, character creation and thought that we put into making this a unique Star Wars experience.”
This special retail edition for PlayStation®VR is the only version that includes several exclusive extras for fans, such as:
- A digital artbook with unreleased art and insights into the making of Vader Immortal, written by StarWars.com contributor Kelly Knox;
- A new behind-the-scenes video about the making of ZO-E3, your droid companion voiced by Maya Rudolph (Bridesmaids, SNL), with special footage from a voice-over session, concept art, interviews from the creators, and more;
- Two collectible physical postcards featuring stunning concept and key art.
View official trailer here:
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 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.
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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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ABOUT PERP GAMES
Perp Games is a global video games publisher, with a proud track record of publishing award-winning titles, exciting indie games and some of the world’s most recognized franchises, from the most talented studios. Perp Games is an established and recognized global force in entertainment, bringing extraordinary and exciting games to market, across multiple formats and media.
Thank you to Lucasfilm and ILMxLAB for the press release and images.
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