Despite the length of time the title has been in development, it is still quite difficult to pin down exactly what Dreams is. Media Molecule have said that the title will feature a full single-player campaign as well as a ‘create mode’ which is sure to be the real draw. Despite delays, the developer say that Dreams is still set for a Beta release later this year.
Dreams is set to be an exclusive for the PlayStation 4, complete with PlayStation VR compatibility. The title has been in development for almost six years, with some reports showing the development team having difficulty realising the ambitious project.
In a Q&A session with Game Informer, Media Molecule confirmed that Dreams was currently in schedule for a Beta release later this year. In addition, users experimenting with the create mode in the Beta will be able to carry over their creations to the full release.
The PlayStation VR compatibility was originally reported as being part of a post-launch release, though later indications showed it would be integrated into the launch version. Media Molecule confirmed that PlayStation VR compatibility would be included from launch.
So far, only the Create Mode has been confirmed to have PlayStation VR support, with no word on if the Single Player campaign will also be available in VR. The studio did say that keyboard support would be included, though not mouse support.
Undoubtedly the biggest draw for Dreams is the game creation engine that will let players devise and explore their own VR worlds. There are also planned options that will let players share their creations with the online community, similar to one of Media Molecule’s previous titles, Little Big Planet.
Dreams is expected to be released some time in 2019. Further news on Dreams and other upcoming VR titles will be here on VRFocus.