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SPORTSBAR VR'S MASSIVE AND FREE 2.0 UPDATE BRINGS CROSS-PLAY FUNCTIONALITY TO VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE ON STEAM, OCULUS HOME, AND PLAYSTATION VR

New Games, Improved UI, and More Bring the Social Collection of Bar Games to Life

p>Seattle, WA – December 1, 2017 – VR development specialists Perilous Orbit and Cherry Pop Games announced today that a huge new update for SportsBar VR is now available for download. SportsBar VR 2.0 offers cross-play support for Steam, Oculus Home, and Sony’s PlayStation®VR platforms, along with new features and gameplay modes. Pool, darts, air hockey and more are all part of the experience, along with some “less than standard” games, like epic trick shots, bottle throwing contests, and other sorts of unique VR-themed fun in an environment where nobody gets hurt and nobody has to clean up!

Sports Bar VR was the first VR title to reach Steam’s Global Top 10, reach Sony’s top ten PSVR sellers list, score an unprecedented 97% rating on Steam, and 2.0 is going to bring even more of what those fans loved!

To celebrate the launch, Sports Bar VR 2.0 is on sale on for a limited time on PC platforms and is a free update to existing users on all platforms.

View the new gameplay trailer HERE: youtu.be/KPGaQadJr8s

 

 

SportsBar VR 2.0 Features: 

  • Cross-Play: Bringing PlayStation and PC together, cross-play has been introduced between the three leading platforms: Steam, Oculus Home, and PlayStation VR. Play and chat with your friends no matter which VR headset they own!

     

  • New and Classic Games: Play the all new Chained Reaction game and see who has the fastest reflexes in 3 different game modes. Try out the all new puzzle wall, or the variety of fun games you’d find in a typical sports bar including improved darts (now with AI), improved air hockey, ramp ball, shuffleboard (now with AI) and more. Just about every classic pub game is here…all in beautiful social, realistic VR, and with daily challenges.

     

  • Enhanced Pool Games and Modes: All seven pool tables are now playable in the bar. Play four different game types: 8 ball, 9 ball, 3 Ball and Killer in 1v1 or doubles.

     

  • More People, More Fun: Online matches have increased to eight players, so there is more social fun to be had, but don’t worry, player audio is spatialized so if others are across the bar, you won’t hear them just like in a real bar. You can also turn on your personal space bubble to keep others from getting too close for comfort and create a sphere of calm tranquility.

     

  • New Ticket Economy: Win tickets for games played and get daily login bonuses and happy hour multipliers to really get those tickets flowing. Use your tickets to purchase new pool cues, hats, and table skin decals.

     

  • Improved User Interface: A completely re-designed pub with a new streamlined UI includes a mini-map for finding other players and makes moving around easier than ever. Easily switch your dominant hand, change your cue locking style, and change your ball spin control. Everything is now quickly accessible on the hand menu.
 

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ABOUT PERILOUS ORBIT

Perilous Orbit is a VR-centric game design and development studio with teams in Seattle & Los Angeles. Focused on creating high quality immersive experiences with partners around the world, we bring together years of experience building amazing games, productivity, and experimental applications for Microsoft HoloLens & Xbox. The Perilous Orbit team aims to find FUN as quickly as possible through rapid prototyping and ideation.

ABOUT CHERRY POP GAMES

Located in Manchester, UK, Cherry Pop Games is an independent, multi-platform development studio specializing in pool and snooker VR games. Its proprietary physics engine has been honed from many years and in 2015 the team integrated it with Unreal Engine 4. Cherry Pop Games’ first title, Pool Nation, was released on Xbox LIVE Arcade in 2012. Since then the franchise has appeared across 5 platforms and has been downloaded over 4 million times worldwide. Cherry Pop Games brings to SportsBar VR the beauty of UE4, the precision of the Pool Nation Physics and stunning visuals just waiting to be explored.

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Tracie Kennedy

Reverb Communications

tracie@reverbinc.com

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