Peaky Blinders: The King’s Ransom, Maze Theory’s upcoming action-adventure VR game inspired by the popular drama series, is scheduled to release on March 9, 2023. The game will be accessible through SteamVR or Oculus VR system.
The announcement was made during this year’s Golden Joystick Awards. “As a studio, it’s been incredibly hard keeping quiet about this news, but we wanted to announce it in the best way possible. That’s why we were so excited to premiere the game’s latest cinematic trailer last night at the 40th Golden Joystick Awards in London, officially revealing the release date for Peaky Blinders: The King’s Ransom – 9th March 2023,” developer Maze Theory said.
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Set in 1928 Birmingham, Peaky Blinders: The Kings Ransom will include iconic characters like Thomas and Arthur Shelby. Players will find themselves asking the Shelbys for help retrieving a valuable box.
The developers promise an immersive world featuring familiar places, faces, and lots of action. Players can explore locations like The Garrison pub, Charlie’s Yard, and Shelby’s Betting Shop and meet a bunch of different characters.
Talking about the announcement Tim Jones, Game Director at Maze Theory said “The clock is ticking and the launch of Peaky Blinders’ TV series debut on VR is fast approaching. For fans of action-adventure and crime drama, Peaky Blinders: The King’s Ransom allows players to explore the gritty streets of 1920s Birmingham in an authentic Peaky Blinders virtual reality experience inspired by the hit TV drama series. We think this new trailer will give players an exciting glimpse of what’s to come in March.”