Vertigo Games and Wolfdog Interactive launched their tabletop strategy title Skyworld for for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Windows Mixed Reality back in October. Getting into the festive spirit of giving the developers have announced the Skyworld Holiday 2017 Tournament which is being sponsored by AMD, so there will be AMD prizes in store.
The Skyworld Holiday 2017 Tournament lets players take on the developers and other players in a knock-out tournament for glory and prizes. Places are limited however with slots filled on a first come, first served basis. If you want to be in with a chance then registration opens Saturday, 23rd December 2017 at 10PM CET / 1PM PT with the competition running through to Sunday, 14th January 2018. Players can subscribe to the Skyworld newsletter to get notified or keep an eye on the Skyworld Steam Community Hub.
Vertigo Games’ holiday festivities don’t just stop at the tournament. A holiday update has gone live today with new Christmas player avatars as well as festive Dragons Peak and Royal Mine skirmish maps to play through.
Skyworld is a one to two player videogame, that mixes turn-based strategy with real-time battles in which you play a king looking over their battle map. From here armies and buildings can be created to storm enemy strongholds, whether that’s in the single-player campaign, skirmish mode or the online cross-platform multiplayer.
Skyworld is normally available to purchase for $39.99 USD/ € 39.99 EUR/ £ 30.99 GBP through Steam but at the moment it has been discounted by 30 percent, dropping it to £21.69. While on Oculus Store Skyworld retails for £20.99. If you’ve not bought the title yet but want to see more of it, you can always download the free demo from Steam.
The demo features the opening mission from Skyworld’s single-player campaign – which was revealed just prior to launch – in which players start to build their empire in one of the videogame’s miniature fantasy VR worlds. There’s around 1.5 hours of unlocked content to enjoy with any progress made carrying over to the full videogame if players want to continue.
Or for more info check out VRFocus’ review of Skyworld which said: ‘for those tacticians after a challenge Skyworld is definitely one of the best RTS style VR titles available.’ For any further updates, keep reading VRFocus.