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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Montreuil (France), September 12, 2019 - French studio and VR operator smartVR is proud to announce the release of After-H on Steam Early Access and Viveport free of charge on September 23. With After-H, smartVR goes all out on VR esport. FPS fans will recognize classic FPS, but in total immersion. After-H is compatible with popular VR headsets like Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, WMR, and many others. Already showcased in over 200 arcades around the world, After-H is now ready for home gaming. The beginning of a new era for the license.

In this fast-paced FPS, players personify soldiers from different factions fighting over the solar system’s resources. The game comes with a set of maps for up to 4 vs 4 PvP action, three game modes, various weapons, weapons and characters skins. Immersed in a science fiction universe, players from all over the world will pace Martian battlefields starting September 23, 2019.

"Our goal was to make a true esport game with quality graphics for optimal VR immersion. We've worked hard on balancing and gameplay to launch a game that’s fun and quick to pick up, where players can also develop skills" says Jean Mariotte, co-founder of smartVR

After-H is compatible with popular headsets like Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and WMR. The game will be updated regularly and will remain free.

An exclusive discovery event will be held on September 18 and 19.

North America: September 18, 7pm -11pm PST.

Europe: September 19, 9pm -1am Paris time.

Members of the press are invited to reach out in order to claim in advance their code for the VIP closed Beta.

VR influencers and their followers will get an exclusive preview of the battle areas.

SmartVR will also hand out 6000 access keys to the general public via a form.

North America:


Players who create an account before September 19 (23:59 GMT + 1) will be rewarded with an exclusive Pioneer character skin showing early adoption. It will be unlocked in early 2020.

All assets can be found [HERE]

About After-H

After-H is a free virtual reality FPS, available for early access on Steam and Viveport, and in many VR arcades around the world. Futuristic and highly competitive, After-H takes players to Mars or space stations to compete against each other. Players can choose between three PvP modes: team deathmatch, deathmatch (free for all) and domination (point capture), on three maps.

Whether they like close combat or ambushes, players seeking the After-H adventure will enjoy one of three weapons playable to date: shotgun, sniper rifle and assault rifle. After-H is compatible with many virtual reality headsets, like Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, WMR and many more.

The continuous collaboration with VR arcades allowed the studio to polish the After-H gameplay based on players’ feedback and set up multiple competitions and tournaments. The Free roaming version of After-H is offering unprecedented immersion and will remain an arcade VR exclusive.

About smartVR

smartVR is a French startup specializing in virtual reality game development and turnkey VR gaming systems. Founded in 2018 by Jean Mariotte (CEO), Sarah Timarche, Stéphanie Belle and William Klein (operations), the Montreuil based company has 22 employees. SmartVR raised 2 million euros in June 2019, including 1.5 million euros by leading esport French investment fund Trust Esport.

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