As VR gamers on PC look forward to the release of The Gallery – Episode 2: Heart of the Emberstone, launching October 18th, PSVR should be excited too; developer Cloudhead Games is working on a PSVR version of Heart of the Embertsone, and is also considering porting the first episode in the series, Call of the Starseed (2016).

In many ways The Gallery – Episode 1: Call of the Starseed is a foundational VR title, defining & refining a number of VR game design concepts that we now find in many titles to date. However, initially targeted for room-scale gameplay, the game hasn’t yet found its way to PSVR, thanks in part to the system’s more limited tracking tech.

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With the second episode in the series, Heart of the Emberstone, launching on Vive and Rift next month, PSVR players might be feeling a bit left out. Thankfully the studio says that a port of the game is planned for Sony’s PlayStation VR headset, though they’re encouraging players to be vocal in order to gauge demand.

“We’re currently planning a port to PSVR, but if you’d like to see PSVR support sooner rather than later, please let us know in the forums!” reads the Steam FAQ page for the game.

As for the first episode, Call of the Starseed, the studio has a PSVR port under consideration, but doesn’t seem committed just yet.

“Because [Call of the Starseed] was built for roomscale VR, porting the experience to hardware such as PSVR requires a bit more effort and care. But, if you’d like to see PSVR support sooner rather than later, please let us know in the forums!” reads the game’s Steam FAQ page.

So if you’re looking forward to seeing The Gallery on PSVR, be sure to let the developers know on the forums, though a tweet would probably work well too!

Don’t miss our preview of Heart of the Emberstone on PC.

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  • Foreign Devil

    so the 2nd episode is not designed for room scale VR? That is kind of dissapointing.

    • thermyy

      It was, but there were also design implementations early on to support front-facing, such as for Oculus. Call of the Starseed only has partial front-facing support.

  • Graham

    Would love to see psvr versions of both episodes. Appreciate they will be more limited in scale / tracking than the pc versions but they’d still be on my buy list