After almost three years in early entry, developer Dr Bloc confirms VR platformer Straylight’s full 1.0 launch will arrive subsequent 12 months on Quest, PC VR, and PSVR.
Initially launched in February 2020 on Steam, Straylight’s full launch has confronted important delays. After lacking its earlier Q3 2021 launch window, it’s now arriving on January 31, 2023, as revealed throughout the Add VR 2022 Winter Showcase. You may watch the announcement trailer under.
Straylight’s premise sees you grabbing onto stars like anchor factors, capturing beams to propel your self round obstacles. Promising “easy-to-learn, but hard-to-master mechanics,” right here’s a full description, courtesy of Dr Bloc:
Swing by way of a beautiful but lethal impediment course that evokes the simplicity, problem, and enjoyable of old-school platform gaming, however in a means that may solely be skilled in VR. Soar, fly, and fling ahead into an attractive cosmic playground whereas navigating troublesome challenges to succeed in the top of every stage. Shoot the STRAYLIGHT’s beams to thrust into the darkish void of house, connecting to anchor nodes and propelling over, below, round, and throughout more and more rigorous obstacles.
Outlining model 1.0’s modifications on the Steam web page, Straylight contains 24 ranges, “one thing approaching a narrative,” achievements, new voiceovers and music, plus leaderboards. There’s additionally collectible ‘Ghosts’ you possibly can race in opposition to, or you possibly can compete to beat your individual occasions.
Straylight 1.0 releases on January 31 for the Meta Quest platform (through App Lab and SideQuest) and PSVR for $19.99. In any other case, the early entry launch is accessible now on PC VR through Steam.