As Gamescom 2018 kicks off it seems that Ubisoft are already getting their announcements out ahead of the rest by releasing a new trailer, the release date and a demo for their upcoming virtual reality (VR) title, Transference. The videogame is a joint venture between Ubisoft Montréal and Spectrevision are sees players enter a deranged mind where they must explore a chilling new dimension.
The newly release trailer sets up the stage for the demo titled Transference: The Walter Test Case Demo. Players will journey into a corrupted mind, where the only way to escape is to attempt to solve a mystery within. Acting as a prequel set several years before the events of the main title, players will enter the experiment that laid the foundation for the events which followed. Experiencing the troubled mind of a test subject suffering from PTSD, players will need to complete mind-bending puzzles in order to repair the mind and piece together the story as they switch between a number of different perspectives. Once more, the demo can be played in both in and out of VR, making it accessible to all.
Though this is only a taste of what players can expect to experience in the full release, Transference: The Walter Test Case Demo looks to be filled with plenty of tension and horror throughout. The main entry will see players projected into a narrative experience where they must explore damaged minds in order to piece together the story. Plunged into the experiment of a troubled scientist, a corrupted digital simulation of his family formed using their collective brain data. Players will need to shift between three perspectives to uncover the mystery of the mind-bending psychological thriller.
The Transference: The Walter Test Case Demo has released on PlayStation VR and is available to download right now. As mentioned, it can be enjoyed in VR and without meaning anyone who is interested in the thrilling title can jump right into the experience.
Finally, Ubisoft have announced the release date of Transference which is set to release on September 18th, 2018 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC with VR support for PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.