GAME Retail today confirmed it will host a number of virtual reality demos in partnership with Sony Interactive Entertainment UK ahead of the official launch of the PlayStation VR on Thursday 13th October. Starting on Saturday 1st October, GAME will extend the recently announced “The Future of Play Tour” in six* of its stores allowing you to truly ‘Live the Game’. To book a demo slot visit, players must be 12yrs** or over. For players who aren’t able to book a slot, there will be limited, additional opportunities to try PSVR in store without a booking.

Showcase titles in The Future of Play Tour appearing in GAME stores include: all-action sports shooter RIGS Mechanized Combat League, sci-fi thriller Eve Valkyrie, PlayStation VR Worlds* and the VR reboot of first-person tank warfare classic Battlezone. GAME and PlayStation VR experts will allow gamers to both sample immersive gaming and receive advice on making sure their console set-up will deliver the very best experience.

Guy Lister, COO at GAME, said: “We know that UK gamers are desperate to get their hands on virtual reality and they will be able to do that with PS VR at GAME! 2016 is the year of VR and this is technology that has to be experienced to be believed. Our expert store teams can help advise on set-up and offer the best finance and trade in package to save you money. GAME is the only place for gamers to get into VR.”

*Demos will be available at the following GAME stores ahead of the launch on Thurs 13th October:

Sat 1st Oct to Thurs 6th Oct
·         Newcastle Metro
·         Edinburgh
·         Hull

Fri 7th Oct to Thurs 13th Oct
·         Trafford
·         Telford
·         White City

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** All PlayStation VR participants must be 12 or over with attendees. Please note VR Worlds – Ocean’s Descent is PEGI 16 and can only be played by those who are 16 and over. ID may be required as a result