Early Access Has Arrived

Today's the day! OrbusVR has made the long journey from Alpha, to Beta, and now to Early Access. If you've been waiting to play until you knew your progress wouldn't be wiped, or you wanted to buy the game when it was on Steam, now is your chance.

If you backed the game on Kickstarter or bought it on our site

You must use either the Steam or Oculus Home store now to play the game. The old Launchers that we used during the Alpha/Beta process will no longer function or allow you to log into the game.

If you already bought the game from us on our website or via Kickstarter, and have not already done so, you should claim a Steam or Oculus Key on your My Account Page.

If you haven't bought the game yet

You can purchase the game starting today on Steam:

Then just login to your OrbusVR account when the game launches and you're all set!

Note that as of right now, the game is not available for purchase via the Oculus Home store. We are working with them to get it fully approved as soon as we can, but I can't give a hard date on that as it's out of our control.

However, the version that is available via Steam supports both SteamVR and the Oculus SDK directly, so it's a great choice if you own either an HTC Vive or an Oculus Rift. You do not have to use SteamVR to play on the Rift via the Steam version.

Claiming Your Rewards

If you backed the game on Kickstarter or bought it from us directly on our site prior to today's launch, and it’s your first time logging into the game, there is a “Backer Rewards” vendor that is across the plaza from your house in Highsteppe. Just talk to them and they will give you all rewards to which you are entitled based on the level at which you bought the game.

Dragon Pets

Of special note, the Dragon pets were a Kickstarter-exclusive reward. And that’s still the case. However, we have listened to the community’s feedback on this and we know that you all want a pet as well. There is now a quest you can complete for Sicilus in the Zoological Gardens which will reward you with a dragon pet (although a different one than the Kickstarter-exclusive ones).

Reporting Bugs and Issues

If there are bugs or issues that you have while playing the game, please continue to make posts on our forums under the Bugs category to let us know. While we’ll do our best to check other places such as the Steam discussion forums for the game, your fastest response will always come from here.

Enjoy and we'll see you in-game!

Riley Dutton

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