VR Introduced Completely For Oculus Quest 2
Published on December 2, 2021
Fast Travel Games today announced a VR version of Cities: Skylines from Paradox Interactive. The port is aptly titled Cities VR and is exclusive to the Quest 2 headset from Oculus.
“Cities: Skylines is the ultimate modern city builder and it is an honor to bring this franchise into VR,” said Erik Odeldahl, Creative Director at Fast Travel Games. “The urban development genre has enormous potential in the VR market and we couldn’t wait to work on this IP. We spent a lot of time, research, and energy translating Cities: Skylines to VR in a way that is both accessible to new players and a new challenge for Cities veterans. We can’t wait to see what the players build! “
Cities: VR is described as both a great introduction to the franchise and an immersive new experience for Cities: Skylines veterans. This experience keeps the key gameplay elements of the franchise intact while offering a unique approach to simulation through VR.
The announcement comes along with the game’s first trailer:
Here is an overview of the main features of the game:
Build and manage your ideal city
- Take part in an immersive and comprehensive city building simulation like no other. Control every aspect of town planning – from downtown streets to laying utility lines in the suburbs – and build your ultimate city.
An immersive and scenic simulator
- Experience your creations in the most immersive VR city building simulation to date. Bring the city of your dreams to life from the ground up through unparalleled levels of presence, immersion, and hands-on gameplay. See your skyline rise from a wide, bird’s-eye view, or become part of your creation and watch your city come to life from the streets.
The definitive VR game for city planning
- Cities: VR takes the core game experience of the leading urban planning simulation Cities: Skylines and brings it to life like never before.
Easy to pick up
- A detailed, easy-to-understand tutorial guides players through the basics of city building in VR. Precise and tactile feedback and a range of tools at your fingertips make for an easy-to-use control system.