We acquired our first have a look at Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord gameplay as we speak, throughout a brand new trailer debut throughout The Game Awards.
The trailer begins off with some footage of gamers suiting up and placing on Quest 2 headsets, earlier than intercutting between the gamers and a few in-game co-op footage. The gameplay reveals gamers going up in opposition to numerous ghosts and monsters from the franchise, working collectively to set traps and blast them with proton packs, alongside a peek on the spooky new titular villain, the Ghost Lord.
The footage comes with a disclaimer that it’s pre-alpha gameplay, however nonetheless captured in-engine, unlike the first cinematic teaser in April. The recreation clearly isn’t going for a practical artwork model, as an alternative adopting a extra cartoon-inspired, cel-shaded look, which inserts the playful tone of the franchise fairly properly.
Developed by veteran VR studio nDreams and printed by Sony Pictures Virtual Reality, Ghostbusters: Rise Of The Ghost Lord will assist solo play or co-op with as much as three buddies, and can function a marketing campaign that duties you with constructing a brand new Ghostbusters headquarters in San Francisco and embarking on a mission “to defeat a ghastly new threat – the Ghost Lord.”
The game will release in 2023 for the Quest 2 and Quest Pro, with the builders “focusing” on the Quest platform at launch. We know that Rise of the Ghost Lord can also be getting a launch on PSVR 2, however precise timing for the platform continues to be unknown. That being stated, the YouTube description of the as we speak’s trailer does verify that the PSVR 2 model will launch in 2023, so we at the least comprehend it’s coming in some unspecified time in the future after PSVR 2 launches in February subsequent 12 months.
Keep a watch out for extra gameplay footage and Ghostbusters information as we head into the brand new 12 months.