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VR Sword-fighting Game ALTAIR BREAKER Launches Globally on August 18

New video trailer showcases high-action gameplay, unique game mechanics and more information about price and on-going campaigns.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

TOKYO - August 11, 2022 - Thirdverse, Inc. (HQ: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; CEO: Hironao Kunimitsu) is pleased to announce that its new multiplayer VR sword-fighting action game, “ALTAIR BREAKER'' will launch globally for Meta Quest 2 and PCVR platforms on August 18, 2022, at a set price of $24.99. The game is already available for wishlisting on the Meta Quest and Steam stores.


Meta Quest Store: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/quest/4599090550122539
Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1909820/ALTAIR_BREAKER/


Official Website: https://altair-breaker.com/
Launch Trailer: https://youtu.be/kZuG40g1yJY


Virtual Athletics League Partnership and on-going campaigns


After appointing several content creators from the “Virtual Athletics League” Creators program, we had the pleasure to receive their early gameplay reactions and comments regarding the game. SoulFoxGaming on Youtube commented: “I liked the aerial combat the most! It stands out as a really cool game mechanic!”. Full game review coming out on Youtube later this month.

You can also watch “ALTAIR BREAKER Official Ambassador” Techman_ju early gameplay on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@techman_ju/video/7128133100168842542?

As the release date approaches, more content is set to release on TikTok, Youtube and Twitch as well. 
 
Additionally, the Gleam Giveaway is still open for everyone to participate in and have a chance to win a Meta Quest 2 headset and an Amazon Gift Card of the value of $300.

Gleam Giveaway Page: https://gleam.io/S9tpg/altair-breaker-prelaunch-quest-2-giveaway


Transcendent VR Sword-Fighting

Designed with casual players in mind, ALTAIR BREAKER brings a "new generation of VR sword-fighting action" to the VR world. The game features several unique aspects and actions that would be impossible to perform in the real world, such as high-speed sword-fighting action, blow-ups, aerial combos, and wide-range attacks with special moves.

ALTAIR BREAKER also enables multiplayer gameplay for up to four players and cross-play between Meta Quest 2 and PCVR, leaving players free to be matched with players from all over the world and communicate via voice chat.


The World of ALTAIR
The game takes place in an aerial city located in the VR world called “ALTAIR”, where AI was created in the past to help and develop singularity-like creatures. Once a group of islands covered in a sea of clouds, most of the islands have collapsed to this day. Now they are nothing but ruins floating in the void inhabited by LAWS, the experimental battle AIs left behind and free to wander around. Players are guided by the humanoid AI “Stella” who observes and manages this land, and are challenged to fight against the vicious “LAWS”.


Listen to ALTAIR BREAKER Main Theme “Singularity”; Composed and arranged by Hideki Sakamoto (noisycroak): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Q3ZIea_A2Q


Product Overview


Title: ALTAIR BREAKER
Supported Platforms: Meta Quest 2, PCVR
Genre: VR Multiplayer Sword-fighting
Release Date: August 18, 2022
Price: $24.99
Players: Up to 4 player online co-op
Developer/Publisher: Thirdverse, Co., Ltd.


Follow us on social:


Twitter: https://twitter.com/AltairBreaker
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/altairbreaker/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ALTAIRBREAKER/
Discord: https://discord.gg/9tGJfZs4gZ
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjYDeOPBQ6F_muWtmshL6Ew
TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@altairbreaker


About Thirdverse
Founded in 2020, Thirdverse Inc. is a virtual reality game development, distribution and management company paving the path to the metaverse, and based out of Tokyo, Japan and San Francisco. In 2019, the studio released the world’s first VR multiplayer sword-fighting action game, SWORDS of GARGANTUA. Thirdverse is also currently promoting the “Thirdverse Plan”, aiming to create a “Third Space” in the virtual metaverse. The company currently has several VR and blockchain projects in development. For more information visit www.thirdverse.io.

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