With the launch of the HTC Vive virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) drawing ever closer, it’s nearly time for Owlchemy Labs to launch its anticipated debut VR project, Job Simulator: The 2050 Archives. This zany title – which makes full use of user-tracked input – has amused VR fans over the past year with its wacky approach to mundane tasks. But how many jobs will actually feature in the final version of the title? That’s something that Owlchemy Labs has recently confirmed for VRFocus.
Speaking at this week’s Steam VR Developer Showcase event, the developer noted that the full version of the title will have five jobs. Three are known so far, which includes Gourmet Chef – rebuilt for this week’s event – Office Worker and Convenience Store Clerk. Players won’t simply be carrying out these jobs as they would in real life, though. Instead, they’re actually experiencing them within a fictional Job Simulator made in the future, allowing them to mess around, throwing items about the environment and generally making a mess.
Job Simulator: The 2050 Archives is also on its way to the Oculus Rift with support for the Oculus Touch motion controller when it launches in the second half of 2016. It’s also planned to be a launch title for PlayStation VR, which should arrive in the first half of the year.
For the latest on Job Simulator: The 2050 Archives, keep reading VRFocus.