Experiment 7 is set to bring the Catan franchise into virtual reality, “an immersive take on Klaus Teuber’s landmark title that revolutionized tactical modern board gaming”, Catan VR is “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. The fun begins at launch, 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.