Obduction Surprises with Thrilling VR Launch on Oculus Rift for Halloween

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Critically-acclaimed Myst successor delivers cinematic marvel showcasing advanced graphics technology

Obduction NVIDIA Ansel 360 panorama screenshot

Obduction NVIDIA Ansel 360 panorama screenshot

It’s been Cyan's tradition to make the most immersive worlds possible by pushing the boundaries of advanced graphics technology. We're grateful for the incredibly robust development tools of our partners that have enabled us to create Obduction.

Cyan, Inc., the legendary indie studio that established the adventure exploration genre with the beloved and best-selling games Myst and Riven, today released the VR version of its critically-acclaimed sci-fi thriller, Obduction, on Oculus Rift. Reviewers have raved that Obduction’s jaw-dropping vistas, breathtaking sounds and masterfully integrated puzzles will blow your mind in virtual reality, calling it the most rewarding experience of 2016.

“We’re so excited to ship Obduction VR this Halloween as we celebrate the 19th anniversary of our blockbuster Riven,” said Rand Miller, CEO of Cyan. “It’s been Cyan's tradition to make the most immersive worlds possible by pushing the boundaries of advanced graphics technology. We're grateful for the incredibly robust development tools of Oculus, NVIDIA, Apple, Epic and other partners that have enabled us to create Obduction.”

Obduction players can now immerse themselves in VR on Oculus Rift, or on a traditional monitor. Also being added is NVIDIA HDR support and NVIDIA Ansel, which allows players to capture stunning 3D 360 panoramic screenshots in super resolution, customizable with post-process filters and shareable with friends. Details on how to view the screenshots can be found on the NVIDIA GeForce blog: geforce.com/whats-new/articles/nvidia-ansel-for-obduction-available-now

This updated Obduction version is available for PC and Rift on the Oculus Store, Steam, GOG, and Humble Store, for the introductory price of $29.99 (and coming soon to Mac). NVIDIA will be giving away $50,000 of Obduction codes on November 2. For a chance to win, register at geforce.com/geforce-experience/giveaways.

About Obduction:
Obduction is a sci-fi adventure puzzler from Cyan, Inc., legendary creators of the award-winning titles Myst and Riven. Kickstarter-backed by 23,000 devoted fans and lovingly built by Cyan's small, innovative team using Unreal Engine 4, Obduction is now available for PC and Rift on the Oculus Store, Steam, GOG, and Humble Store for the introductory price of $29.99 (and coming soon to Mac). For more information, visit obduction.com.

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Obduction Trailer
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