More shocking than an alien spider jumping at your face, I’m happy to reveal Farpoint co-op! The undiscovered planet in Farpoint is unpredictable and dangerous, but no longer does it have to be a solitary experience. You and a friend can explore the planet together in cooperative levels.
Farpoint places you on on a distant hostile world with your only chance of survival and escape being to uncover its secrets and reunite with your team. In addition to the full single-player campaign, sharing the virtual world of Farpoint in co-op has been a key objective of the project from the beginning.
Farpoint features four new online* co-op levels at launch — each level designed to challenge the combined firepower of two players with teams competing for the highest score.
To help players meet the challenge of Farpoint, we have been working with PlayStation to develop the PS VR Aim controller which simulates the look and feel of a weapon in your hands right down to the virtual scope and built in haptic feedback.
Playing Farpoint with the PS VR Aim controller not only gives you precision accuracy and unprecedented immersion when playing through the campaign, but since the controller tracks the movements of your co-op partner, it gives their character a new level of expression. When your friend leans over to look through the virtual scope on their weapon, you’ll see their avatar do it as well!
To go along with the co-op theme here, I want to take this opportunity to tell you that fans who pre-order Farpoint will be able to suit up in the exclusive Red Planet Wanderer Spacesuit Skin.
Farpoint launches May 16, 2017 in the U.S. and Canada, either bundled with the PS VR Aim controller for $79.99 USD/$99.99 CAN (MSRP) or standalone for $49.99 USD/$59.99 CAN (MSRP) in both physical and digital formats.
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