The Dark Pictures Switchback VR is the latest entry in the anthology series from SuperMassive Games. But, this time the PSVR 2 adventure takes you back to the best locations, scares, and creatures from season one of the games. But, what features and gameplay additions can you expect when The Dark Pictures Switchback VR release date arrives?
It’s safe to say that SuperMassive isn’t doing much you haven’t seen before in terms of how Switchback will play. But, the game is clearly set to show off many features of the new PSVR 2 headset and the studio has conjured up some terrifying horrors for us to experience.
The Dark Pictures Switchback VR release date
The Dark Pictures Switchback VR is set to release on March 16, 2023, alongside the PSVR 2. This will make it one of the big, exclusive launch window games for the headset.
Right now the game is a PSVR 2 exclusive and there don’t appear to be any plans to release it on other VR headsets. Originally it was set to release on February 22, 2023, but SuperMassive had to delay it to work on polishing the experience.
The Dark Pictures Switchback VR story
The latest game in the series puts you on a rollercoaster as you have to shoot your way to survival, where every move you make and everything you see is the difference between life and death. The game is mostly separate from the core storyline of The Dark Pictures, however, it will feature a number of the nightmarish creatures from season one of the anthology.
These include surviving the Ghost Ship from Man of Medan, the demons of Little Hope, the otherworldly vampires of House of Ashes, and a horrifying hotel from The Devil In Me. As you play, you will encounter new threats as you explore and take multiple paths.
The Dark Pictures Switchback VR gameplay
The gameplay in Switchback VR is what you would expect if you have played Until Dawn Rush of Blood. However, the game will make use of the PSVR 2 features in some terrifying ways. These include enemies that will move when you blink or look away from them, thanks to the PSVR 2’s eye-tracking feature.
The haptic feedback and adaptive triggers will also put you on a rollercoaster ride like never before with horrors up close. You can take a look at the gameplay below:
That about covers all you need to know about The Dark Pictures Switchback VR release date and what to expect from the gameplay. Will you be hopping on the rollercoaster once you get a PSVR 2? If you are curious about what else to play, check out our guide on some of the best PS5 games available right now.