City Builder Townsmen VR Announced as PSVR2 Launch Day Title

Townsmen VR will be available both digitally and physically on February 22nd

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God Game, City Builder Townsmen VR is coming to PS VR2 as a launch day title developer HandyGames has announced. HandyGames said that by leveraging the power of PS5 and the haptics of The PS VR2 Sense Controller, Townsmen VR’s builders, farmers, hunters and soldiers will feel more lifelike than ever before.

Here’s the official game description for Townsmen VR and the official PS VR2 announcement trailer.

Townsmen VR uses the exciting possibilities of virtual reality to further enhance the classic city-building genre through an entirely new gameplay experience and interactive mechanics. The game combines elements of a God-game simulation and a classic building game with the interactive possibilities of VR controls. Whether from a bird’s eye view or zoomed-in close, you will always experience the action from the proper perspective.
Start with a small settlement and expand your might over a world of 13 different islands and archipelagos. Filled to the brim with exciting features, gizmos, and things to lay your virtual hands on. Build more than 20 unique buildings and upgrade them. Immerse yourself in a thrilling story with many exciting quests, or play without restrictions in the sandbox mode with goals set by you. Hours of fun are guaranteed!

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You can learn more about the game on its official website.

Townsmen VR PS VR2 Exclusive Features

As well as some stellar city building and life-sim gameplay, Townsmen VR will also come with several cool features exclusive to PS VR2,

  • Haptic feedback for PS VR2 Sense controller lets you feel the environment, weather, pets, the ocean, and more firsthand
  • Dive in (literally) head first and experience earthquakes with haptic feedback for the PS VR2 headset
  • Finger touch detection allows you to push around your Townies with unmatched precision
  • Feel what you’re holding in your hands with Adaptive Triggers
Townsmen VR screenshot

Townsmen VR will be available for PS VR2 digitally from the PlayStation Store. But for those of you looking to start your PS VR2 physical collection, HandyGames has teamed up with publisher THQ Nordic to bring a physical boxed version of Townsmen VR to retail. The game can currently be pre-ordered from various Amazon sites including Amazon UK. Townsmen VR is priced at £34.99 for the digital version (£31.49 with PS Plus discount) and £34.99 for the physical edition.

Currently, this makes Townsmen VR only the second PS VR2 game to have a confirmed physical release, after The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners Chapter 2.

Townsmen VR will launch on PS VR2 both physically and digitally on February 22nd.