Alien Covenant VR expertise headed to main platforms, be sure to put on brown pants

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Alien Covenant has a particular reward for the world: extreme psychological scarring.


Alien Covenant is getting a tie-in digital actuality expertise of some kind.

Variety experiences the venture doesn’t but have a launch date however can be a “paid title on major VR platform”.

The incontrovertible fact that you need to pay for it, and the next description, makes it sound like a reasonably meaty affair moderately than slightly tour of a set or one thing, in keeping with Fox’s imaginative and prescient of VR as its personal medium moderately than a advertising train.

“Viewers will discover the true meaning of terror as they navigate through horrifying alien environments and a story where every decision could mean the difference between life and death,” in response to Fox Innovation labs.

As for the tone, Fox describes the expertise as “a dread-inducing journey into the depths of the Alien universe”.

Hot rattling, let’s hope meaning it’s terrifying as all get out. This is franchise with terrific horror potential, as in among the early movies and even the unique Aliens vs Predator, to not point out Alien Isolation extra just lately.

The Alien Covenant VR expertise can be government produced by Ridley Scott and directed by David Karlak, and would be the second main VR launch from the Fox Innovation Lab after The Martian VR Experience.

You can verify The Martian out on Oculus Rift, PlayStationVR and Vive, in order that’s in all probability the place we will anticipate Alien Covenant, too – in all probability someday round May, when the film releases.