A very long time in the past in a press launch far, distant, ILMxLAB revealed that they have been engaged on a digital actuality journey starring Darth Vader. Well, immediately we acquired our first have a look at Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series in the previous few years, and it is…one thing.
Based on what we see on this trailer, it seems that the plot of this sequence – or no less than this episode – will happen between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope. It sees an unidentified particular person being drawn to Vader’s liquid sizzling magma evil lair on Mustafar. It appears that Vader has introduced this particular person to Dr. Evil’s summer time residence for a particular function. Unfortunately, he doesn’t reveal that function.
That’s about all we all know by way of concrete particulars, however there are different plot factors implied by this trailer. The truth Vader is accompanied by an interrogation droid means that he believes this unidentified particular person could know one thing useful. The indisputable fact that we see a lightsaber duel on the finish of the trailer additionally implies that both the person – or a mysterious outdoors celebration – could also be one of many Jedi who survived Order 66.
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All of that’s fascinating, however essentially the most fascinating points of this venture stay the issues we do not learn about it. Most importantly, what, precisely, is that this venture? It appears to be a narrative-driven VR journey with interactive parts, however how interactive is Vader Immortal actually going to be? Our greatest guess is that is it is going to be a largely on-the-rails Star Wars story.
Luckily, we’ll get some solutions on the Vader Immortal panel at Star Wars Celebration in April. For now, this is all the pieces we all know up to now:
Star Wars: Vader Immortal Trailer
Star Wars Celebration 2019 brings us a brand new trailer for Vader Immortal that’s surprisingly action-packed and loaded with particulars. It additionally offers us our first have a look at droid companion Zoe-3 (voiced by Maya Rudolph). This appears like a captivating use of VR expertise and the Star Wars mythos.
Check out the announcement trailer beneath:
We additionally acquired a really transient have a look at the sport on the 1:00 mark on this Oculus Quest sizzle reel:
Star Wars: Vader Immortal Release Date
Vader Immortal will launch throughout the spring of 2019. The sport is coming to the Oculus Quest and also will be obtainable on the Oculus Rift.
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