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Another big update called ‘Shock & Awe’ just released for all players of the game as part of its Frontrunner Season
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Theale, UK - 28 April, 2022 – Vertigo Games, the VR specialist publishing and development arm of the global Koch Media Group, have just released the ‘Shock & Awe’ update for After the Fall. This addition to the game’s Frontrunner Season brings a great set of arsenal and is available for free to all owners of the game on Meta Quest 2, PSVR (both digital and physical) and PC VR.
To celebrate, Vertigo Games have released two separate trailers today. The action-packed co-op trailer is made with supported LIV software, which allows creators to produce high-quality mixed reality content. The Frontrunner Season overview trailer showcases all the new and previously added content in the game since launch.
Watch the co-op trailer here.
Watch the Front Runner Season trailer here.
The ‘Shock & Awe’ update brings a great set of arsenal, including the Shockwave Power Device, Rage Booster, Warhead, and a Tommy Gun. Players can grind for floppy disks in order to claim these new items, which enable them to take on hordes of Snowbreed in new, impactful ways.
Besides the new consumables and combat device, a free-for-all PvP mode and the ‘Stockpile’ PvP map are now added to the game as well. This new map is a repurposed warehouse that’s all about close-quarter combat and lightning fast respawns with items that can be found scattered throughout the map.
The Frontrunner Season already brought the well-received Horde mode update and Boulevard update, which introduced two horde mode maps, a new revolver, the Boulevard Harvest map, the ‘Skimmer’ enemy (which is now added to all Harvest Maps), the LMG and Revolver weapons, and lots of player outfits. Moving forward, Vertigo Games plans to keep expanding and further improving the world of After the Fall for all its players.
With intense 4-player co-op and cross play at its core, After the Fall offers action-packed co-op gameplay, built from the ground up for VR.  Starting out in a shared space with up to 32 other players across all platforms, players venture out into the remains of post-apocalyptic LA in squads of four, wielding weapons with real-life movements. To stay ahead of their enemies, players scavenge the undead-infested VR world, with new discoveries lurking around every corner. When they’re ready, the competitive Tundradome PvP arena and endless hordes in Horde mode awaits them.
After the Fall - Launch Edition is now available on Quest 2, PlayStation VR and Steam for an SRP of £34,99, with a Deluxe Edition on PS VR and Steam for an SRP of £44.99. A release on the original Quest will follow at a later date. The physical edition called After the Fall – Frontrunner Edition is now available on PlayStation VR in Europe and Japan for £39.99.
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About Vertigo Games
Vertigo Games is a multi-platform VR publisher and developer with offices in Rotterdam and Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Los Angeles, California. With teams in the areas of development, publishing and LBE (location-based entertainment) distribution, the company offers a growing portfolio of quality VR games that provide novel, powerful and full-featured gaming experiences both inside of the home, and outside of the home through its leading LBE content provider and management platform SpringboardVR. Games include Vertigo Studios’ evergreen brand Arizona Sunshine®, the epic VR action FPS After the Fall®, and the music game Unplugged VR®. The company recently announced it has 5 more high-end titles in the pipeline for the coming years. Vertigo Games is a Koch Media Group company.

About After The Fall
From the creators of Arizona Sunshine comes an epic VR action FPS set in the frozen remains of an alternate 1980s LA with intense 4-player co-op gameplay at its core. After the Fall pits players and their friends across platforms against a hostile, evolving post-apocalyptic VR world in a raging fight for survival.
About Vertigo Games
Vertigo Games is a multi-platform VR entertainment company with offices in Rotterdam, The Netherlands and Los Angeles, California. With teams in the areas of development, publishing and LBE (location-based entertainment) distribution, the company offers a growing portfolio of quality VR games that provide novel, powerful and full-featured gaming experiences both in- and outside of the home. Current games include Vertigo Studios’ evergreen brand Arizona Sunshine®, critically acclaimed VR titles such as A Fisherman’s Tale, and LBE-exclusive VR experiences like Ghost Patrol® VR. Among six upcoming releases for 2020/2021 is Vertigo Studios’ next VR action FPS game After the Fall®. Vertigo Games is a Koch Media Group company.
About Koch Media
The Koch Media Group is a global developer, publisher and distributor of video games, VR games, gaming hardware and merchandise.  
The group’s publishing, marketing and distribution activities extend throughout Europe, America, Australia and Asia. Koch Media has more than 25 years of experience in the digital media business and has risen to become a leading global publishing partner.
The Koch Media Group runs a multi-label strategy, with fully owned publishing units, such as Deep Silver, Prime Matter, Milestone, Vertigo Games and Ravenscourt; publishing games for consoles, PC and VR platforms across all physical and digital channels. 
Additionally - as a global publishing partner - Koch Media has formed long-term multinational publishing collaborations with numerous game publishers including; Activision Blizzard, Bethesda, Capcom, Focus Multimedia, Giants Software, Koei Tecmo, Paradox, Sega, SNK, Square Enix, Techland, THQ Nordic, Tripwire, Warner Bros and many others.
With its parent company in Höfen / Austria - and the HQ in Munich / Germany - Koch Media owns local publishing companies in Germany, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Sweden, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Australia, the United States as well as Japan and Hong Kong.
The Koch Media Group owns 10 game development studios: Deep Silver Volition (Champaign, IL / USA), Deep Silver Dambuster Studios (Nottingham / UK), Deep Silver Fishlabs (Hamburg / Germany), Warhorse Studios (Prague / Czech Republic), Milestone (Milan / Italy), Voxler (Paris / France) , Digixart (Montpellier / France), Flying Wild Hog (Warsaw, Kraków, Rzeszów  / Poland), Free Radical Design (Nottingham / UK) and Vertigo Games (Rotterdam / the Netherlands). Additionally, the Koch Media Group collaborates with numerous independent development studios around the world.
Part of the Koch Media Group is also Koch Films; a leading European independent film distributor with business primarily in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy as a cinema, TV, online and Home Entertainment distributor. The Koch Media Group also owns leading video game merchandise companies Gaya Entertainment (Munich / Germany) and DPI Merchandising (Denver, Roseburg / USA) and a Quality Assurance Facility in Olomouc / Czech Republic.
Koch Media is an Embracer Group company.

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