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Survival Legend Les Stroud’s Survivorman VR: The Descent is Out Now for Meta Quest 2 & 3
Early 2024 Release Window Also Announced for PCVR and PlayStation VR2
October 18, 2023
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Cream Productions | Toronto, Canada (October 18, 2023) - Today, entertainment company Cream Productions and Les Stroud Productions Inc. announce that their immersive VR survival game Survivorman VR: The Descent is now available on Meta Quest 2 and 3.
Based on the highly popular TV show Survivorman which ran for 14 years, Survivorman VR: The Descent is an authentic survival simulator that teaches players how to brave the perils of wilderness survival in an Arctic setting. Along with its Meta Quest launch, Cream and LSPInc are excited to announce their new partnership with games distributor VRKiwi to co-publish Survivorman VR: The Descent on PCVR and PlayStation VR2 in early 2024.
Watch the Survivorman VR: The Descent launch trailer here:
In Survivorman VR: The Descent, would-be survivalists find themselves stranded on top of a treacherous mountain after narrowly escaping a helicopter crash in the Canadian Arctic. Lost, alone, and with only their wits to count on, players need to find their way to safety before they freeze or fall to death, or worse…! Luckily for them, Les Stroud appears as a vision to guide their way and to teach them the true ropes of wilderness survival.
In a solid test of endurance, intellect, and skills, players face a myriad of challenges inspired by real-life survival ordeals faced by Les Stroud himself. Under his watchful eye, they learn to navigate icy ravines, craft hunting traps, and, most importantly, keep the fire burning!
The first of its kind, Survivorman VR: The Descent is a VR survival game that is based on true and tested survival scenarios and aims to leave players better prepared for real-world challenges both mentally and physically.
Key Features of Survivorman VR: The Descent:
Learn from a True Survival Legend: Les Stroud is an iconic survivalist who has proven time and time again he’s the best there is at what he does. Lucky for you, he’ll be your guide during your own authentic survival experience in Survivorman VR: The Descent
Photorealistic First-Person Action: Explore a truly immersive world that will include all of the extremes of mountain-top survival
Fire, Shelter, Food: Surviving extreme environments means paying attention to the state of your body. Keep a close eye on your body temperature, fatigue, and hunger with a handy diegetic HUD-like display on your wrist!
Cutting Edge VR Tech: Les Stroud is brought to life using Cream’s patented proprietary technology Dynamic Digital Humans (DDH), created in partnership with Sheridan’s SIRT, to produce realistic-looking 3D avatars for VR and AR
Survivorman VR: The Descent is available now on Meta Quest 2 and 3, and launches on PlayStation VR2 and Steam in early 2024.
Keep up to date with the latest Survivorman VR news by following the game on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Discord, liking it on Facebook, and visiting the official website at https://survivormanvr.com/.
A press kit with logos, artwork, screenshots, and trailers is available here: https://uberstrategist.link/CD-Survivorman_PressKit.
About Cream Productions
Cream Productions has been producing top-rated and distinctive content for television for twenty years and digital content for six. It successfully developed, sold, and delivered traditional and interactive content to clients that include Netflix, Amazon, CNN, Discovery Channel US, Canada and Discovery Network International, National Geographic Channel US and International, Travel Channel, History Canada, BBC America; BBC Worldwide Channels, Discovery ID, OLN Canada, HGTV Canada, W Network Canada, Smithsonian Channel, ZDF, France 5, ProSieben, Channel 4 and Channel Five.
Cream is known for shows like A Ghost Ruined My Life with Eli Roth, Crypt TV’s Trick-VR-Treat directed by Eli Roth and the interactive VR Sci-Fi fiction Dark Threads with Dominic Monaghan. Slated for release on October 18, 2023, Survivorman VR, funded by the Canada Media Fund, Ontario Creates, and Meta, will be the first VR project Cream will release in the Oculus Quest store. For more information, visit https://www.creamproductions.com/.
About Les Stroud
Les Stroud is one of the world's most well-known survival experts. Best known as the creator, writer, producer, director, cameraman, and host of the television series Survivorman, there are few people on the planet that can match his skills and experience. Survivorman, which featured Les surviving on his own in remote locales with no crew, little or no food, water, or equipment, ran for 14 years and is still a featured syndicated series around the world, effectively defining the survival TV series genre. Stroud is an award winning film producer, author and composer and boasts more than 170 individual documentary episodes over five separate docu series on international TV. For more information, visit www.lesstroud.ca.
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