Released only a few days ago for HTC Vive, adventure-shooter Crowe: The Drowned Armory is already getting and update to introduce a new play mode to the title in the from of a Survival Mode.
Released on Steam for HTC Vive on 30th May 2017, Crowe: The Drowned Armory is the first virtual reality (VR) experience to come out of development studio Rogue Initiative. Telling the story of a young tribal warrior who finds his village invaded by alien conquerors. To protect his village, the boy discovers a long-forgotten armory of high-tech weaponry which he must learn to use in order to drive back the invaders and protect his home.
With the help of ‘techno fairy’ AMI, the player needs to learn how to use weapons such as a shield and plasma energy bow and solve puzzles in order to reach the bottom of a flooded, abandoned temple and face the giant dragon that lurks within.
The new Survival Mode will introduce some new elements. Players will need to defend a platform from enemies and teleport to a new platform before the current perch is destroyed from underneath them. The developers are also introducing a range of new enemy types to defeat and new weapons; dual plasma pistols. Players will also be able to compare their time and score with fellow players with the introduction of a Steam Leaderboard.
Crowe: The Drowned Armory is currently available on Steam for £11.24 (GBP), a 24% launch discount from the usual price of £14.99. Currently the title is only available for HTC Vive, but is planned to et a Oculus Rift version on 13th June, with a PlayStation VR version following later in the year.
VRFocus will bring you further updates on Crowe: The Drowned Armory as they become available.