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Crytek’s The Climb brings rock climbing to Oculus Quest today

The Climb

Crytek today released the free solo rock climbing game The Climb on Oculus Quest.

The climbing game allows players to experience the rush of dangerous solo climbs in hyper-realistic settings from the comfort of almost anywhere with the wireless Oculus Quest.

The Climb is available now for $29.99 in the Oculus Store and supports cross-buy, which means that players who already own The Climb on Oculus Rift will receive a free copy for Quest (and vice versa).

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Here are more details from Crytek:

Experience the ultimate in extreme sports: go beyond the point of no return and scale deadly cliff faces unaided, with three locations, tutorials, a practice wall, and six intense bouldering routes to beat. In Tourist mode, players can explore the expansive settings with simplified game mechanics to discover new routes, show friends and family, or just enjoy the scenery. Meanwhile, The Climb’s asynchronous multiplayer mode allows climbers to compete against other players’ ascents and send challenges to their friends.

The Climb’s three settings give climbers a variety of landscapes to explore—Alps, Bay and Canyon—each painstakingly created based on real-world locations. For example, Canyon takes inspiration from the geography of the Grand Canyon, drawing upon wider natural and cultural cues from across the U.S. and combining iconic elements to create an immersive blend of sights, sounds and adrenaline-pumping challenges. By night, fireworks from a music festival accompany the breathtaking ascents, while daylight reveals endless vistas marked by winding rivers, mysterious mine shafts and jets performing dramatic formation flyovers. The heat will be on as players feel the scale of the environment, the vertigo of the height and the challenge of the competition to achieve the best times on the leaderboards.

Watch the Oculus Quest launch trailer below: