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Sony Pictures Virtual Reality Reveals New VR Game Name, Ghostbusters: Rise Of The Ghost Lord
Arriving on Meta Quest 2 and PlayStation VR2 in 2023; Become a Ghostbuster in supernatural, four-player co-op VR adventure
LOS ANGELES (Oct. 31, 2022) – Sony Pictures Virtual Reality (SPVR) has revealed the name of their hotly anticipated VR game based on the Ghostbusters franchise, Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord, coming to Meta Quest 2 and PlayStation VR2 in 2023. Brand-new art revealed today gives players a glimpse at the adventure that awaits them next year.
Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord, developed by award-winning VR developer and publisher nDreams and published by Sony Pictures Virtual Reality, was first announced at the Meta Quest Game showcase in April 2022. This exciting new chapter in the world of Ghostbusters will see players step into the boilersuits of a new cast of characters at the start of their journey running their own ghost-busting headquarters out of San Francisco. Legendary locations in the city such as the Golden Gate Bridge will be brought to life across an extensive and engrossing campaign where players can go solo or team with up to three friends in co-op to stop the powerful Ghost Lord and his band of malevolent ghosts from causing chaos throughout the city. With the ability to wield and upgrade iconic Ghostbusters equipment and customize elements of their characters’ look, Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord lets players truly live the life of a Ghostbuster with all of the fun and frights that come with it.
“Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord pits you and your proton pack against the newest, biggest villain inside a totally immersive VR Ghostbusters universe. We’re excited to give fans this first look,” said Jake Zim, Senior Vice President, Virtual Reality, Sony Pictures Entertainment.
We love collaborating with the Sony Pictures Virtual Reality team to bring the world of Ghostbusters into VR through a new story that will delight Ghostbusters fans, both old and new,” said Tomas Gillo, Chief Development Officer, nDreams.
For more information about Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord, stay tuned to GhostbustersVR.com and wishlist the game on the Meta Quest store. Follow @sonypicturesvr and @ghostbusters on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. And follow @nDreamson Twitter, @nDreamsVR on Facebook and @nDreams_VR on Instagram.
About Sony Pictures Virtual Reality
Sony Pictures Virtual Reality (SPVR) is the award-winning virtual reality (VR) division of Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE). SPVR is dedicated to growing the business of immersive entertainment through the production and distribution of VR games and experiences globally, across all consumer channels including in-home and location-based entertainment. SPVR has published several popular VR games including Spider-Man: Homecoming VR, Spider-Man: Far From Home VR, Groundhog Day: Like Father Like Son, Can You Walk The Walk, Jumanji: Reverse The Curse and Ghostbusters: Dimension in collaboration with The Void, Men In Black: First Assignment in collaboration with Dreamscape and, most recently, co-published Zombieland: Headshot Fever.
nDreams is a world-leading VR game developer and publisher based in Farnborough, UK. They are the team behind hit titles including Phantom: Covert Ops, Far Cry: Dive Into Insanity and Fracked, as well as publishing innovative VR games developed by the brightest indie talents including Little Cities and the upcoming Sushi Ben. Fully dedicated to VR games since 2013, no publisher has greater virtual reality experience and specialism. nDreams is now comprised of 180+ people and three development teams, with two new fully remote studios – Elevation and Orbital – joining the original nDreams Studio to cover the whole spectrum of VR gaming. In March 2022, nDreams announced a $35 million investment from the Aonic group that will be used to maintain the company’s position at the forefront of virtual reality and help to create even more ambitious titles.