London, UK, Thursday 18th May 2023: Maze Theory is excited to unveil brand-new free content coming to action-adventure VR game, Peaky Blinders: The King’s Ransom, on Meta Quest 2 from today.
Today’s new content – the latest in a previously detailed roadmap of free DLC set to be rolled out across the course of the next few months – adds more depth and replayability to the game, with a new shooting gallery, a new shotgun weapon and two new combat challenges for players to get to grips with.
You can watch a brand new video detailing May’s content update: https://youtu.be/VoPj0HJQjW0
Hone your shooting skills in the new shooting gallery by taking aim at targets as you move through Limehouse docks. Find the brand-new shotgun in free roam after completing the main game and defeat your enemies in a new replayable shotgun combat challenge, as well as a headshot challenge with the pistol, all against live moving NPC targets.
“We are super excited to see how Peaky players take to the next batch of free content,” said Tim Jones, Game Director at Maze Theory. “We’ve made a huge effort to respond to player feedback and we look forward to continuing to improve the game and add to the experience in the months ahead.”
PICO users will be able to get their hands on the new content in the coming days.
Inspired by the BAFTA-winning drama, Peaky Blinders: The King’s Ransom is an original story written in collaboration with Peaky Blinders’ producer and brand owner Caryn Mandabach Productions, and with series creator and writer Steven Knight. The game is created in partnership with the distributor, Banijay.
Peaky Blinders: The King’s Ransom is available now on Meta Quest 2 and PICO 4 for £24.99/€29.99/$29.99. For more information and to sign up for updates, visit the website here. Follow the game on social media, or join the official Discord.
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About Peaky Blinders
Peaky Blinders was created and written by Steven Knight (Dirty Pretty Things, Eastern Promises and Locke). The multi award-winning BBC One series is produced by Peaky Blinders’ official series and brand owner, Caryn Mandabach Productions, and co-produced with Banijay’s Tiger Aspect Productions. Series 1 to 6 are available on BBC iPlayer and Netflix. Peaky Blinders is distributed by Banijay Rights and has sold in more than 183 countries and is widely available internationally on Netflix including in the U.S.
The Peaky Blinders brand enjoys international success across multiple categories including gifting, live experience, apparel, accessories, and essentials. Officially licensed products are proving a hit with consumers and retailers, with over 40 licensees across multiple territories.
About Maze Theory
Maze Theory is an immersive gaming studio led by experienced industry veterans from top entertainment companies including Activision, Sony PlayStation, Oculus, EA, Disney, BBC, Channel 4, Output Group and more.
Recent expansion has seen the business grow to over 40 people with the team comprising multiple award-winning developers and creatives. The studio believes in delivering unforgettable stories through innovative, multi-tech and multi-platform narrative experiences that go beyond mere gaming and re-define the future of entertainment.
The game portfolio includes the first ever Doctor Who VR game Doctor Who: The Edge of Time and award-winning found-phone horror game Doctor Who: The Lonely Assassins, which launched this year to massive critical acclaim, heralded as ‘the best Doctor Who game ever’.
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