Experiment 7, Asmodee Digital and Catan Studio has jointly announced their new VR game “Catan VR” today at PAX!

Catan VR is a tactical modern board game that will sees release on the Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR for holiday later this year, followed by additional VR platforms after that.

Catan VR™ is an immersive take on Klaus Teuber’s landmark title that revolutionized tactical modern board gaming, set to release on Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR for Holiday 2017.

True to the classic, but optimized for virtual reality, Catan VR allows tabletop fans and new players alike to experience the best-selling board game in a fresh, fully-immersive format. Whether taking on other players around the world, or playing against Catan personalities, players can watch the island come to life in VR for the first time, with beautiful in-game environments and cross-play functionality. Created in conjunction with Klaus and Benjamin Teuber, along with the Catan and Asmodee Digital teams, Catan VR brings everything board gamers love to the Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR, with additional VR platforms to follow.

Catan is itself a real world board game, and over the years, also see releases in digital, video game forms on a variety of platforms such as Steam, Windows 8 Touch, mobile devices (iphone, iPad, android), Nintendo DS and on browser.

Here’s the announcement trailer, but unfortunately doesn’t shows any gameplay.