Darknet Coming to PlayStation VR Sometime in Early 2017

on January 20, 2017 6:56 PM

Earlier this week, developer E McNeill and publisher Archiact announced that VR strategy/puzzle game Darknet, which launched on PC earlier this year via Oculus Rift, is set to arrive on PlayStation VR sometime in early 2017.

For those that don’t know, Darknet, as mentioned above, is a strategy/puzzle game where you play as an elite hacker in the Net. Plugged into cyberspace, you use viruses, worms, and exploits to steal the data before you can get traced. Inspired by cyberpunk classics like TRON, Neuromancer, The Matrix, and Johnny Mnemonic, Darknet is made exclusively for VR.

According to Archiact, the game on PlayStation VR has been refined and tailored for the platform, and now boasts several new improvements exclusive to PS VR, such as full audio integration for the PS4 Dualshock controller. PlayStation VR players will also notice art enhancements to areas such as the in-network nodes, the user interface, and the main menu. Trophy support has also been confirmed, though there is currently no word on whether or not there will be a Platinum trophy.

Renee Klint, Community Manager at Archiact, added the following over on the PlayStation Blog:

The Archiact team has been digging the 80’s cyberpunk vibes of Darknet since the game was first released, so when we had the opportunity to join forces with the creator and build upon an already-proven title, we jumped right in. We’ve worked hard to refine and tailor Darknet for PlayStation VR, and our final build includes several new improvements.

Darknet will cost $14.99 USD when it launches on PS VR. Below, you can check out the new trailer:

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