Motorsport Revolution Launching on Steam 1/15

Today Austin based virtual reality studio, Ghost Machine, announced it’s newest virtual-reality racing game, Motorsport Revolution, will launch officially on the Steam digital distribution platform tomorrow Thursday, January 15. The new game is described as an immersive car racing action game specifically designed for VR racing in mind. The game action, which can now be seen on the Steam Motorsport Revolution page is reminiscent of popular arcade racers. The Steam launch Announcement Trailer of Motorsport Revolution is included.

The Steam release of Motorsport Revolution adds to Steams’ growing VR library, which already offers popular virtual reality enabled titles such as Team Fortress 2 and Half Life 2. The game which will launch on Thursday, January 15 is playable in Steam VR mode with the newly released DK2 Oculus Rift Development headset, which can be obtained through the Oculus VR website . The game can also be played in a standard view version of the game for players without the virtual reality headset.

When asked CEO of Ghost Machine, Neal Nellans, was enthusiastic about the Steam release. “We’re very excited to be partnering with Steam as they continue to advance virtual-reality as a gaming and entertainment platform of the future. The Steam release of Motorsport Revolution is proof that there is a growing interest and player base for VR native games.”, states Nellans.

Steam is an internet-based digital distribution, digital rights management, multiplayer, and social networking platform developed by the Valve corporation. As of January 2014, over 3,000 games are available through Steam, which has 75 million active users. In October 2013, it was estimated by screen digest that 75% of all games bought online for the PC are download through Steam.

Located in the backlot of the Austin Studios production facility, Ghost Machine VR currently has eight virtual-reality games in production, including Final Burn, which challenges players to pilot a F-16 in a dogfight against an alien invasion reminiscent of Hollywood blockbusters.

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