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  Thirdverse Inc. and inXile entertainment Reveal Trailer for Frostpoint VR: Proving Grounds
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07/29/2020
 


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

Planned to launch in 2020 for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Valve Index, the upcoming team-based multiplayer shooter is inXile’s first VR game as an Xbox Game Studio, published by Thirdverse.

 

TOKYO, Japan and TUSTIN, California - July 29, 2020 - Thirdverse Inc. and inXile entertainment today revealed plans to launch its post-apocalyptic PvP game in virtual reality, called Frostpoint VR: Proving Grounds. The game is being created by inXile, an Xbox Game Studio, and published by Thirdverse. Frostpoint VR: Proving Grounds is planned for global release in ten languages in 2020 on Oculus Rift, HTC Vive VR, and Valve Index headsets.

 

Get at first look at Frostpoint VR: Proving Grounds with the newly released trailer: https://youtu.be/oOUHb7k3KAw

 

Frostpoint VR: Proving Grounds is a team-based multiplayer shooter that pits two sides against each other in high intensity PvP game modes. Set in a dilapidated military training base in Antarctica where strange biomechanical creatures now roam, each team will need to gear up and set out to dominate the opposing team. Over a dozen highly-detailed weapons can be brought into battle in a unique and beautiful sci-fi experience, where the other players aren’t the only enemies.

 

Brian Fargo, founder and Studio Head of inXile entertainment, said: “I’ve been enamored with VR since the early days, and have had some of my finest gaming memories with a VR headset on. We’ve created an immersive new world with Frostpoint VR, and dialed up the intensity with 20+ player matches. It will be a thrill for us to watch people step into the world and battle it out.”

 

Kiyoshi Shin, Co-Founder of Thirdverse Inc., said: “The world in Frostpoint VR: Proving Grounds is vast, while the action is dense. We want players to be challenged to experiment and find the right combinations of gear and weapons to survive and level up their skills to be effective in this punishing yet highly enjoyable game. We’re looking forward to seeing how audiences respond to Frostpoint VR: Proving Grounds’ gameplay in the next several months.”

 

Learn more about Frostpoint VR: Proving Grounds at https://www.inxile-entertainment.com/frostpointvr

 

Stay tuned for news on the upcoming Open Beta in the official Frostpoint VR: Proving Grounds Discord channel: https://discord.gg/AXj27HP

 

Follow Frostpoint VR: Proving Grounds:

Official Website: www.FrostpointVR.com

Twitter: @FrostpointVR

Instagram: @frostpoint_vr

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FrostpointVR/

 

About Thirdverse Inc.

Founded in 2020, Thirdverse Inc. (formerly Yomuneco, Inc.) is a virtual reality game development, distribution and management company based out of Tokyo, Japan. In 2019, the studio released the world’s first VR multiplayer sword-fighting action game, SWORDS of GARGANTUA, and in 2020, announced plans to publish the VR game Frostpoint VR: Proving Grounds. Thirdverse is also currently promoting the “Thirdverse Plan”, aiming to create a “Third Place” in the virtual metaverse. For more information visit https://www.thirdverse.io/.

 

About inXile entertainment

inXile entertainment is an Xbox Game Studio developing console and PC titles, with locations in Southern California and New Orleans. Established and headed by Brian Fargo since 2002, inXile has continually delivered innovative and high-quality experiences to our passionate and dedicated fan base. We bring our love for RPGs, deep and engaging stories, and tactical thinking to each of our titles. Our history of successful crowdfunded releases include Wasteland 2, Torment: Tides of Numenera, and The Bard's Tale IV. We're currently working on Wasteland 3, Frostpoint VR: Proving Grounds, and other unannounced titles.

 

About Oculus

The Oculus team at Facebook lets people defy distance—connecting with each other and the world—through world-class VR hardware and software. With global departments dedicated to cutting-edge research, computer vision, haptics, social interaction, and more, Oculus is committed to driving the state of the art forward through relentless innovation. Additional information can be found at https://www.oculus.com.