The first virtual reality Star Trek game will be heading your way this November.
UPDATE: Ubisoft has pushed the release date back to March 14, 2017.
Ubisoft has announced that Star Trek: Bridge Crew will be released on November 29th for the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Sony Playstation VR virtual reality platforms.
UPDATE: 10/21/2016 – Ubisoft has just announced that the release date for Star Trek: Bridge Crew will be pushed back to March 14, 2017.
The game developer did not give details as to the reason behind the delay, saying only that they want “to deliver the best game experience possible at launch”.
The game, which takes place in the Kelvin timeline, allows you and your friends to take on the role of captain, engineer, tactical, or helm aboard a new starship called the USS Aegis. Players will be exploring an uncharted part of Federation space, searching for a new home planet for the Vulcans, who lost their world in the 2009 film.
A trailer, featuring LeVar Burton, Karl Urban, and Jeri Ryan playing the game, was released a couple of months ago and gives a sense of what the game is about:
Last week, IGN spoke to the game’s Lead Social System’s Designer Justin Achilli about gameplay and the cooperative nature of the game: