Crytek announces Oculus-exclusive rock-climbing game, The Climb

Crytek has announced it has a new game that is coming exclusively to the Oculus Rift called The Climb.

The Climb allows players to experience the ultimate in extreme sports: free solo rock climbing. The title promises to deliver hyper-realistic climbing locations from various locations around the world,and supports the use of either the Xbox One controller or the Oculus Touch controllers.

“Crytek is renowned for leveraging their CRYENGINE tech to create beautiful, immersive games,” said Oculus head of worldwide studios Jason Rubin in a statement submitted to Shacknews. “Their early VR demos really captured public imagination, and to see their ideas come to life with Rift is incredible and not to be missed. The Climb is a beautiful combination of art and thrill that’s bringing an entirely new level of adventure gaming to Rift.”

The Climb’s main game mode will feature various settings and difficulty levels as well as a Training Mode, for those who may need some pointers on how to climb massive pieces of rock.

Crytek also revealed the recommended game requirements, which follows:

  • CPU: Intel i5-4590 equivalent or greater
  • Memory: 8GB RAM
  • GPU: NVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD 290 equivalent or greater
  • OS: Windows 7 SP1 or newer
  • HDD: Unknown
  • Display: Oculus Rift, native resolution

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