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Farpoint “Cryo Pack” DLC Out June 27

Posted by on Jun 12, 2017

Hello PlayStation Blog readers!

Today we are excited to announce new DLC for Farpoint, the Cryo Pack. The Cryo Pack takes players to two new regions of the planet which are covered in snow and ice, with enemies reskinned to adapt to the cold. Players will also receive a new skin representative of an explorer who has trekked through the snowy wastelands.

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PlayStation Store: May’s Top Downloads

Posted by on Jun 08, 2017

Welcome back! This month, NetherRealm’s acclaimed superhero brawler Injustice 2 leads the charge on the PS4 top downloads list, with a bloodthirsty Jason Voorhees lurking behind it in Friday the 13th: The Game. Farpoint launched at number 1 on the PlayStation VR chart, but Star Trek Bridge Crew made an impressive debut considering its late-in-the-month […]

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The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 5/16/2017

Posted by on May 12, 2017

While on a mission near Jupiter, you and your colleagues are ripped from the familiar and plunged into the ravenous wastes of a strange planet. Stranded, alone, and desperately outnumbered, it will take more than a steady aim to survive the dangers of Farpoint.

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The Story Behind the PS VR Aim Controller

Posted by on May 11, 2017

May 16 marks the launch of our big-budget PlayStation VR shooter Farpoint, and from what I’ve played it’s set to be one of the medium’s defining games.

But the date will also see the release of the PlayStation VR Aim Controller, a sleek device that seeks to become the standard-bearer for VR first-person controllers. It’ll be available in launch bundles for Farpoint, and separately in limited supply.

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First Look at Farpoint TV Spot

Posted by on May 02, 2017

The May 16 launch of Farpoint is quickly approaching, and we wanted to give you a preview of a new TV spot set to air nationwide this week. This is the latest spot in our “Two Worlds” campaign for PlayStation VR. As the name implies, this campaign brings together the real world and incredible gaming worlds — putting the player directly into the experience.

If you’ve tried PlayStation VR, then you know how it can quickly transport you to another world. In the case of Farpoint, that means sending you to a distant planet filled with nasty space bugs (including giant spiders).

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Farpoint Goes Gold, Watch the New Story Trailer

Posted by on Apr 18, 2017

This is a very exciting moment for everyone at Impulse Gear. Farpoint has gone gold and is on track for release on May 16, 2017!

In our past few PS.Blog posts we’ve talked about the PS VR Aim controller and how it brings a whole new level of control and immersion to Farpoint. We’ve also discussed the co-op mode and how you and a friend can play online together in VR. Now we want to take a moment to share a little about the single-player narrative experience that Farpoint offers.

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PlayStation Blogcast 242: Hob and Effect

Posted by on Mar 17, 2017

It’s a half-staffed show jam-packed with valuable #content for our dear listeners this week! Join us for lots of Mass Effect Andromeda talk, Justin’s early impressions of Persona 5, and interviews with the teams behind Hob, The Persistence and Farpoint. Phew!

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Farpoint: Meeting Your Friend on an Alien World

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017

The craggy, barren chasms of Farpoint are already dangerous. Now add the hissing, scampering, spitting creatures that live on the planet and you’ll be more thankful for your rifle in this first-person shooter for PlayStation VR. But why brave such dangers alone? The team at Impulse Gear worked hard to build unique levels that you can enjoy with a friend online, and I gave them an honest (albeit doomed) attempt with Impulse Gear Co-founder Seth Luisi.

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