Vertigo Games has announced Metro Awakeninga new entry in the Metro series for PlayStation VR2, Steam VR, and Quest 2 and 3. The game will be released in 2024.
“This origin story is so essential to me,” said Dmitry Glukhovsky, author and creator of the Metro series, who is also serving as a lore consultant for Metro Awakening. “It feels like returning to the foundations and roots of the series, now at the level that virtual reality technology can offer.”
About Metro Awakening
Metro Awakening is a story-driven first-person adventure built exclusively for virtual reality, combining atmospheric exploration, stealth and combat in the most immersive Metro experience yet.
The year is 2028. Survivors of nuclear Armageddon cling to existence in the buried subways of the Moscow Metro, the last refuge and tomb of civilization, where ghosts and spirits haunt the living in this man-made purgatory. You are Serdar, a doctor who braves the darkness, paralyzing radiation, and deadly threats of the Metro in search of your wife and the medication she so desperately needs. As your bravery and sanity are tested to the limit, you must learn to walk the line between life and death, spirit and the material world, and awaken to the being you will become…
Immerse yourself in a journey of spiritual awakening in this chilling supernatural origins story from Metro creator Dmitry Glukhovsky. Experience Metro’s tense, pulsating gameplay in VR for the first time as condensation clouds your mask, ammo and filters run out, and your flashlight flickers and dies in the dark. Wield a distinctive arsenal of handcrafted weapons, don your gas mask, and delve into the depths of the Metro where ruthless bandits, mutants, and worse creatures stalk your every step.