CCP Games has announced Gunjack 2: End of Shift, the sequel to the critically acclaimed and best-selling VR shooter Gunjack, which is currently available for Samsung Gear VR, Oculus Rift and HTC Vive VR platforms. Gunjack 2: End of Shift is created exclusively for Google’s Daydream mobile VR platform and will be released in November 2016.
Gunjack 2 is developed by CCP’s Shanghai studio which has quickly become world renowned as a leader in the creation of quality mobile VR experiences. Hilmar Veigar Pétursson, CEO of CCP, spoke about the game, saying:
“We are extremely excited for the Daydream platform and what it means for VR. Collaborating with Google and developing Gunjack 2 for their VR platform has been an amazing experience. We started a new chapter for CCP a year ago with the launch of our first VR title, and now the upcoming release of its sequel on the Daydream platform bears testament to our commitment to VR in gaming and entertainment.”
Gunjack 2: End of Shift seamlessly incorporates the Daydream controller as players use it to aim and shoot down swarms of enemies, strategically deploy their special weapons, and activate their energy shields to survive the most dangerous situations. The game will also include daily generated missions, ensuring endless replayability. Presence and storytelling are also core to the new title and Gunjack 2: End of Shiftleverages cinematic cut-scenes and voice acting to makes players feel, more than ever, fully immersed and engaged in the action and narrative of the game.
“Gunjack 2’s core gameplay is all about destroying masses of enemies, and Google’s Daydream controller allows us to make that experience even more natural and fun,” said Jean-Charles Gaudechon, executive producer of Gunjack 2: End of Shift. “In Gunjack 2, we’re pushing the limits of what a mobile VR game can be.”
In Gunjack 2: End of Shift players are transported to a heavy-duty mining rig in the Outer Ring of the EVE universe. Part ship and part station, the vast Kubera platform is home, far from the eyes and comforts of civilization.