During today's PlayStation State of Play event, Resolution Games revealed that Demeo — the award-winning digital tabletop RPG that broke the mold for experiencing this beloved and nostalgic genre digitally — will be coming to PlayStation 5 and PSVR2 in 2023.
“When we created Demeo, we did so with the understanding that playing with friends would be the most important part of the experience,” said Tommy Palm, founder and CEO of Resolution Games. “To continue to build on that vision, we are committed to ensuring Demeo is available everywhere that players want to be and fully cross-play across all devices — which is why we're so excited to be extending the dungeon-delving fun to console owners for the first time with our upcoming debut on PSVR2 and PlayStation 5.”
Developed by a team of renowned industry veterans who have spent decades creating hit multiplayer experiences, Demeo recreates the magic of tabletop gaming with friends and the commoradere that goes along with that in the digital realm. True to the authentic tabletop experience, Demeo puts the emphasis on strategizing and tabletalk, recreating the feeling of moving miniatures around the game board, rolling the die and staking out dungeons with friends. Players' time in the game together forms the narrative and the memories that last long after game night as the social interactions, teamwork and success of group adventures will differ greatly between sessions depending on each person's individual play style, class selection and the semi-procedural nature of each level.
In this cross-platform, multiplayer strategy game of miniatures and monsters, players select from one of six playable classes — each with unique sets of offensive, defensive, and supporting abilities — and work together to explore dungeons and other fantasy lands as they quest for treasure and glory. Supporting up to four players, Demeo can be played both in and out of VR with a single purchase on most storefronts — including the PlayStation Store when it launches in 2023.
Following the game's initial release in May 2021, the Demeo's playable universe has grown exponentially with the addition of new adventures and new classes as free updates. All of the adventures released to date, including The Black Sarcophagus, Realm of the Rat King, Roots of Evil, Curse of the Serpent Lord and Demeo's yet-to-be-disclosed upcoming fifth adventure will be included when Demeo debuts on PlayStation hardware.
Demeo will also take advantage of a number of hardware benefits available on PSVR2, including haptic feedback to give weight to objects and feel the impact of big actions, eye-tracking for menu selection, and a 120hz refresh rate.
About Resolution Games:
As the world's most prominent VR/AR games studio, Resolution Games is redefining how people come together and play. The studio is evolving the craft of multiplayer game development and publishing with its approach to delivering new IP across VR/AR platforms and beyond. With the largest portfolio of games across all major VR and AR platforms, no other studio has the reach, ratings and range that Resolution Games does.
The studio's titles rank among the top-rated and most downloaded games in the space. Games like Demeo, Ultimechs, Blaston, Bait!, Acron: Attack of the Squirrels! and Cook-Out: A Sandwich Tale illustrate the innovative and immersive ways the studio is constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible.
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