ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill., Nov. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Stern Pinball, Inc., the world's oldest and largest producer of arcade-quality pinball machines, proudly announced today the release of the Stern Pinball Arcade for PS4 and Xbox One. The Stern Pinball Arcade was developed in partnership with Oculus and FarSight Studios, the maker of The Pinball Arcade.
The virtual reality (VR) version of The Stern Pinball Arcade provides gamers with a unique, exciting and realistic pinball experience based on digital re-creations of the all-time greatest Stern Pinball titles. The Xbox One and PS4 releases include the limited edition virtual models of AC/DC and Star Trek, both widely popular and interactive releases. Each month, regular updates will add classics like Star Trek®: The Next Generation™, Terminator™ 2: Judgement Day, Twilight Zone® and many more.
"Stern Pinball is always searching for ways to engage pinball fans of all generations," said Gary Stern, Chairman and CEO of Stern Pinball. "With the additions of virtual reality pinball to more platforms we hope to bring the incredible experience of pinball to even more people."
Oculus, a subsidiary of Facebook and one of VR's leading companies, provides unique VR experiences through its products – Rift and the Samsung Gear VR, powered by Oculus.
Pricing and Availability:
Digital Version ($10.00) – available now on PS4, including Frankenstein and many more tables via DLC at later dates.
Hard Disc Version ($39.99) – will be available for both Xbox One and PS4 on November 28th on Amazon and at other major retailers. This version includes the popular tables Stern Mustang, AC/DC, Star Trek® and Frankenstein.
The Stern Pinball Arcade will also be released on more platforms this fall including; Oculus Rift, Wii-U, Steam (PC/MAC), iOS and Android.
About Stern Pinball, Inc.:
Stern Pinball, Inc., headquartered just outside Chicago, Illinois, is the oldest and largest producer of arcade-quality pinball games in the world. Stern's highly talented creative and technical teams design, engineer and manufacture a full line of popular pinball games, merchandise and accessories. Recent Stern titles include Batman '66 Anniversary Edition, Ghostbusters, Spider-Man Vault Edition, Game of Thrones, KISS, WWE WrestleMania, The Walking Dead, Mustang, Star Trek, Metallica, The Avengers, X-Men, AC/DC, Tron, Transformers, Avatar, Iron Man Vault Edition and many more! All of Stern's pinball games are crafted by hand and assembled by Stern's expert team. A broad range of players enjoy Stern's games from professional pinball players that compete in high-stakes international competitions around the globe to novice players who are discovering the allure of the silver ball for the first time. To join the fun and learn more, please visit http://www.sternpinball.com.
About FarSight Studios:
Based in Big Bear Lake, California, FarSight Studios has been developing video games since 1989. Among their titles are multimillion-unit-selling NFL football games, casual mass-market games, kid friendly sports games, and plug-and-play toys. FarSight has made games for every major console from the original NES to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Virtual Reality devices. FarSight's games have been honoured as Mobile Game of the Year, Greatest Hits, Toy of the Year nominee, and Editor's Choice on multiple platforms.
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