Ubisoft Forward unveils new space VR game AGOS, looks awfully familiar, from Watch Dogs 2. It coming to Steam and Oculus VR on October 28.
At Ubisoft’s digital press conference, Ubisoft Forward, the company announced AGOS: A Game of Space™, a space exploration adventure built for virtual reality. The game will launch on October 28 on Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Valve Index headsets.
Ubisoft Forward VR space game AGOS looks awfully familiar
In the not-too-distant future, you are the last to go. Humanity will rely on advanced AIs to help guide them to their next home where they can rebuild civilization.
AGOS will put players in the silicon of an AI overseeing a colony ship, exploring, gathering, trading, and upgrading to complete the mission of finding a new home in the stars. Players will become the AI operating the last ship to leave a condemned Earth. They guiding a group of survivors across eight unique stellar systems to find a new home.
Therefore, through innovative and realistic physics-based gameplay, players will build and pilot their space probes to upgrade their world ship. Along the way, players will scavenge resources, unlock new technologies. And face the perils of space to maintain life on board their ship during this extraordinary voyage to save humankind.
And it looks familiar because one Watch Dogs 2 mission had us steal the E3 trailer for a fictional game which actually turned out to be real. Previously known as Pioneer, it was in development hell for years, and now it’s due to finally launch in October.
In addition, Ahead of today’s Ubisoft Forward stream, company CEO Yves Guillemot apologised to the people they didn’t protect. Here is Ubisoft’s response to allegations of misconduct within the company: