Fast Travel Games Adapts Cities: Skylines to Virtual Reality
STOCKHOLM – March 31, 2022 – Fast Travel Games has announced that Cities: VR, a virtual reality interpretation of acclaimed city builder Cities: Skylines, will launch on April 28, 2022. The definitive VR city-builder will be available on Meta Quest 2 headsets, and prospective planners can save 10% if they pre-order the game. Players can also expect Cities: VR to be continually improved and expanded post-launch with free content and exciting updates.
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Cities: VR will give management fans and upstart urban planners the chance to live out their architecture and civil engineering dreams in a virtual world by simulating bustling neighborhoods, streets and buildings in all-new ways. Playing mayor has never been more intuitive, with the opportunity to handle your city’s economics, emergency services, education and entertainment by building and managing your city in an interactive landscape… With precise and tactile feedback, as well as a palette of easy to use tools, players can enjoy a specially designed control system that encourages productive creativity.
“When we got the opportunity to reimagine Cities: Skylines for VR, we knew we had to jump at the opportunity,” said Erik Odeldahl, Creative Director of Fast Travel Games. “We’ve taken heavy inspiration from what the teams at Colossal Order and Paradox Interactive have created over the last seven years. We think that Cities: VR will be a great introduction to this franchise for new players, as well as a compelling new interpretation for Cities: Skylines veterans.”
With a never before seen level of immersion, Cities: VR will allow players to see their skylines shoot up from an expansive bird’s eye view, or become part of their cities and watch them come alive from building level. After all, a mayor should be able to observe their citizens in real time, seeing new neighborhoods emerge from hard work and thoughtful design.
Cities: VR is a more intimate and focused city management simulation than its predecessor, and isn’t a direct port of Cities: Skylines. VR does not allow for the size and scale the PC version offers, choosing to emphasize more intimate experiences set in smaller areas. Some features PC players have grown accustomed to, such as terrain editing and natural disasters, are not part of Cities: VR. However, just as the PC game has been continually updated throughout its history, Fast Travel plans to add additional content and features to Cities: VR over time.
Get ready to begin construction when Cities: VR launches April 28, and make sure to Wishlist the game today or pre-order it for a 10% discount. Additionally, fans can follow @CitiesVR on social media to stay updated.
About Fast Travel Games
Fast Travel Games is a VR exclusive games developer and publisher based in Stockholm, founded by industry leading veterans and behind critically acclaimed VR titles such as Apex Construct, The Curious Tale of the Stolen Pets and Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife. Our mission is to create high quality VR games with believable interactions, set in immersive worlds and populated with memorable characters.
About Paradox Interactive
The Paradox Interactive group includes development, publishing, and licensing of games and brands, consisting of a portfolio of more than 100 titles created both internally and by independent studios. Paradox owns an array of award-winning and top-selling brands including Cities: Skylines, Stellaris, Crusader Kings, Victoria, Age of Wonders, and the World of Darkness catalog. From the company’s start in 2004, Paradox has published its games worldwide, with top markets including the USA, UK, China, Germany, France, Russia, and Scandinavia. Today, over five million gamers play a Paradox game each month. Paradox Interactive AB (publ)’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm First North Premier under ticker PDX. FNCA Sweden AB is the company’s Certified Adviser. For more information, please visit www.paradoxinteractive.com.