SAN FRANCISCO — August 21, 2018 — Today, Ubisoft announced that a free stand-alone demo for the psychological thriller Transference™ is now available on PlayStation®VR and PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system. The game is developed by Ubisoft Montreal in collaboration with SpectreVision, the production company founded by Elijah Wood, Daniel Noah and John C. Waller. The game will be available worldwide on September 18, 2018, at the suggested retail price of $24.99 in both VR and non-VR on PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift and HTC VIVE as well as on PlayStation®4 system, the Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One, Xbox One S and Xbox One X and Windows PC. The game is currently available for pre-order.
“The positive response we’ve seen from press and excitement from fans has been amazing. We’re thrilled to provide players the opportunity to download and experience the free prequel Walter Test Case demo beginning today, which will provide the first hands-on experience with the Transference universe, diving into the experiment that started it all,” shared Transference producer Kévin Racapé. “Working closely with the talented team at SpectreVision has been a tremendous achievement and we’re thrilled to release the game next month for both VR enthusiasts and non-VR players.”
Players will navigate a digital recreation of the mind, working to unfold the secrets of a home that conceals a corrupted truth. While exploring and solving the mysteries of the house, players will cross paths with a family where each member has a story and a unique perspective on the events buried in their memories.
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Founded in 2010 by partners Elijah Wood, Daniel Noah and Josh C. Waller, SpectreVision was created to tell character-driven stories tackling emotional and human experiences that test the boundaries of the genre space. In 2015, Lisa Whalen joined the company as the fourth partner.
The SpectreVision productions of A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, Cooties, Open Windows, The Boy and their latest cult hit, The Greasy Strangler, have earned spots at the most prestigious festivals in the world, as well as numerous awards and nominations. SpectreVision has also released, under its SpectreVision Presents banner, the acclaimed films, Toad Road, LFO and, in partnership with Cinefamily, the enormously successful restoration and re-release of the lost animated classic, Belladonna of Sadness.
SpectreVision has expanded its focus, with new and exciting forays into the worlds of television and digital media, and has a partnership to create virtual reality content with Ubisoft. At the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, SpectreVision’s parent entity, Company X, premiered their first production, Bitch, which sold to MPI.
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