Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe to publish BATTLEZONE® on PlayStation®VR
Oxford, UK, Aug 17th, 2016 – Rebellion, one of the UK’s longest-running and most innovative independent studios, is thrilled to announce that its flagship virtual reality title BATTLEZONE® will be receiving a boxed edition, published by PlayStation®.
One of the most lauded PlayStation® VR titles revealed so far, BATTLEZONE® will be one of only a select few games to receive both a digital and boxed release alongside the much anticipated launch of the PlayStation® VR hardware on October 13th, 2016.
For more details please head to the updated Battlezone website – http://www.battlezone.com
Usama Al-Qassab, Vice President of Marketing at SIEE had this to say on the partnership:
“2016 is the year of VR, and we are committed to providing a full range of the best and most innovative experiences for PlayStation VR at launch. We have been working with a number of independent studios to bring their creative visions to life, and are delighted to be partnering with Rebellion to bring the classic Battlezone franchise to PlayStation VR.”
Jason Kingsley OBE, Co-founder of Rebellion, also commented:
“We are delighted Rebellion can work with PlayStation® to give Battlezone® a boxed, retail release. We’re extremely proud of Battlezone; it’s a title that helps to show just how powerful and transformative an experience VR can be.
“With help from our friends at PlayStation®, Battlezone® will have an even broader reach than we could have imagined. Right from the earliest days of Project Morpheus they’ve played a huge part in supporting independent VR games development and worked closely with our team to deliver the kind of complete VR gameplay experience players have been calling out for. We know you’ll love it if you play it – and now you’ve got no excuse not to!”
Battlezone will be playable in the consumer hall during Gamescom 2016 in Cologne, Germany. Head to the PlayStation® stand in Halle 7.1 to give the game a blast!