Zombieland: Headshot Fever Reloaded Coming to PlayStation®VR2 At Launch
The Award-Winning Arcade Light Gun Style Shooter Brings A Brand-New Art Style, 4K Gameplay, Controller Haptics, Adaptive Triggers And More
Los Angeles – Jan. 27, 2023 – Today XR Games and Sony Pictures VR (SPVR) announced that a new, completely revamped version of the hit VR arcade light gun style shooter Zombieland: Headshot Fever will arrive as a PlayStation®VR2 launch title.
Zombieland: Headshot Fever Reloaded is a premium version of the hit VR game, rebuilt to take advantage of PlayStation®5 and PlayStation®VR2. Fans will experience the action, characters and humor from the hit movie franchise with a brand new cel-shaded art style, new character models, new animations, new lighting, ragdoll physics, new music, completely re-designed progression system, a new game hub, a whole host of brand-new gameplay content, and PlayStation®VR2-exclusive features.
PlayStation®VR2-exclusive features include:
Adaptive triggers: making every weapon feel different
Controller haptics: unique haptic feedback every time you fire a weapon
Headset rumble: feel the horde approaching in the headset
Eye-tracking: supports eye-tracking for foveated rendering
Additionally, players can also look forward to a new story level, three new remix levels, new Gun Range challenges, new guns, new perks and new gun skins to enhance the fast-paced, heart-pounding Zombie horde gameplay
“Bringing a reimagined version of our award-winning game ‘Zombieland: Headshot Fever’ to a brand-new audience on PlayStation®VR2 was a no-brainer.” said Jake Zim, SVP, virtual reality, Sony Pictures Entertainment. “The new hardware features of PlayStation®VR2 enabled the team at XR Games to take ‘Zombieland: Headshot Fever’ to the next level of immersive entertainment. This truly is the ultimate version of the hit arcade-style shooter, and I can’t wait for players to experience the game, and new hardware features, in action.”
“As soon as we saw the power and hardware features of PlayStation®VR2, we knew there was a huge opportunity to increase the immersion and build the best version of ‘Zombieland: Headshot Fever’ imaginable.” said Bobby Thandi, Founder and CEO of XR Games. “The team kept experimenting, and came back with a gorgeous new artstyle, new animations, lighting, physics, character models, progression system, as well as new levels, guns, challenges and trophies. This is essentially a remaster built to take advantage of PlayStation®VR2’s exciting new hardware features, delivering a more exciting, faster, more immersive experience. I couldn’t be prouder of what the team has accomplished.”
Zombieland: Headshot Fever Reloaded will be released for PlayStation®VR2 for $24.99/£19.99. Starting today, players can wishlist the game on the PlayStation store using the link below.
For more information about Zombieland: Headshot Fever, visit the game’s official website at https://www.zombielandvrgame.com.
Mat Murray, Head of Marketing, XR Games: firstname.lastname@example.org
Chris Brundage, Zebra Partners for Sony Pictures VR: email@example.com
About XR Games
Headquartered in Leeds, England, XR Games is an award-winning games development studio founded in 2017, specialising in virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) games. XR Games has collaborated with big-name brands including Sony Pictures Virtual Reality and Rovio Entertainment for VR games, releasing the critically acclaimed Angry Birds Under Pressure VR in 2019, and Zombieland: Headshot Fever in 2021 for Meta Quest, Steam, Vive and headsets around the world.
XR Games is now rapidly scaling off the back of the hit Zombieland’s success. The title was 'Game of the Year' finalist at the 2021 VR Awards and TIGA Awards, and XR Games itself won the GP Bullhound Award for 'International Success’ and 'Best Small Studio' at the 2021 TIGA Awards.
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.