Fans of the popular series can look forward to a new Stranger Things game next year. The upcoming title will be a virtual reality game of a very special kind.
The fourth season of Stranger Things just came to a spectacular end this summer. While fans are eagerly looking for the fifth season, a new game for the popular TV show is already in development.
The new Stranger Things game will be a VR experience dedicated to the story from season 4. However, this time the player takes on the role of the antagonist Vecna.
The new Stranger Things game meets VR
Attention, spoiler alert!
In Stranger Things VR, developed by Tender Claws, you’ll take on the role of the antagonist and try to penetrate the dreams and memories of the main characters. In the process, you’ll learn more about his backstory and once again have the opportunity to get revenge on Eleven and Hawkins National Lab. According to a press release, players will also get to know more about “Creel’s transformation into Vecna”. They can enter the dream worlds of the main characters as villain and “harness telekinetic powers to battle humans and creatures alike […]”.
Here you can watch the first official teaser for the game:
The “psychological horror/action” game is a cooperation between the writers of the series and Netflix. According to Sunday’s announcement, the release of “Stranger Things VR” is scheduled for winter 2023 on all “major VR platforms”. An exact release date remains unclear.
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