ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill., June 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Stern Pinball, Inc., the world’s oldest and largest producer of arcade-quality pinball machines, proudly announced today the launch of The Stern Pinball Arcade, available on Oculus. The Stern Pinball Arcade was developed in partnership with Oculus and FarSight Studios, the maker of The Pinball Arcade.
The new virtual reality (VR) version of The Stern Pinball Arcade provides gamers with a fun, immersive pinball experience based on digital recreations of ever-popular Stern Pinball titles. The Pinball Arcade has been downloaded over 20 million times across mobile platforms, PC and consoles. Titles available in the initial release of The Stern Pinball Arcade include Star Trek, Ripley’s Believe It Or Not, Starship Troopers and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.
“We’re always looking for creative new ways to provide pinball experiences for current players and future generations,” said Gary Stern, Chairman and CEO of Stern Pinball, Inc. “With the introduction of the virtual reality version of The Stern Pinball Arcade, we’ve put a new, fun spin on our much beloved pinball games.”
Oculus, a subsidiary of Facebook and one of VR’s leading companies, provides unique VR experiences through its products – Rift and the Samsung Gear VR, powered by Oculus.
Pricing and Availability:
The Stern Pinball Arcade is free to download in the Oculus store and comes with Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.
Star Trek: $9.99
Ripley’s Believe it or Not: $4.99
Starship Troopers: $4.99
The Stern Pinball Arcade will also be released on more platforms this fall including; Oculus Rift, PS4, Xbox One, Wii-U, Steam (PC/MAC), iOS and Android.