E3 2017 – Ubisoft Unveils Transference, A New Psychological Thriller VR Title

June 12, 2017 Written by Martin Patiño

Ubisoft has just unveiled a new IP called Transference, a new VR title that “merges movies with games.”

Here’s an overview of the game:

Transference is a true collaboration between Hollywood and gaming. At SpectreVision, partners Elijah Wood, Daniel Noah, Josh C. Waller & Lisa Whalen, tell character-driven stories tackling emotional and human experiences that challenge conventions. Combined with the experience of building rich gameplay Ubisoft is known for, Transference™ is a dark, thrilling puzzle featuring Macon Blair (Blue Ruin, Green Room).

UNFOLD A MYSTERY AS YOU SOLVE THE RIDDLE OF A FAMILY

Come face to face with a fractured family as you freely explore their minds. Navigate a dream-like home filled with secrets you can discover. Collect the evidence of a family’s history to choose how you repair their lives. Learn the rules of a place bent on breaking them to unlock the truth.A MULTI-BRANCHING

NARRATIVE WHERE YOUR ACTIONS DETERMINE A FAMILY’S FATE

Affect their lives from the unique perspectives of each family member to piece together the mystery. The choices you make from every angle ripple through time and space, learn their story and make your own decisions about how they will live on.

FEEL THE PRESENCE OF CORRUPTED MEMORIES THROUGH VR

For the best immersive experience, we welcome you to join the test case and experience the unsettling creation of a deranged mind through VR. The game offers full interactivity for touch control on all VR platforms through PlayStation® Move, Oculus Touch and HTC Vive Controller. Match your VR playstyle with customizable input controls on every platform. The game is also fully playable on PS4, Xbox One and PC.

Transference is scheduled for release sometime in the Spring of 2018 and is coming to PSVR on the PS4 and other VR platforms.

We’ll keep updating this post as new information becomes available. In the meantime, check out all our E3 coverage here.