RETROSPECTIVE OF A GREAT 2016
With the holiday season approaching, Virtuos ends 2016 on a high note! 2016 marks a new record of co-development releases for both consoles and PC. Titles such as Heavy Rain, Final Fantasy X and X.2 HD Remaster, Batman: Return to Arkham, and Assassin’s Creed The Ezio Collection represent a lineup we are proud to stand behind!
Assassin’s Creed® The Ezio Collection releases graphically enhanced and with improved effects from Virtuos
Shanghai, China - November 17, 2016 - Virtuos, a worldwide leader in videogame content production, announced its partnership with Ubisoft Montreal for the portage of Assassin’s Creed® The Ezio Collection out today. Available for PlayStation®4 and Xbox One, Assassin’s Creed® The Ezio Collection offers fans single-player campaigns and single-player add-ons for Assassin’s Creed II, Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood and Assassin’s Creed Revelations. Additionally, this three-title bundle includes the complete Assassin’s Creed Lineage and Assassin’s Creed Embers short films, giving a clearer glimpse into the background of the dashing yet dangerous Ezio Auditore da Firenze, from beginning to end.
Carbon Warfare Launches on IOS and Android!
Shanghai. - November 17, 2016 - Gamesource, the Virtuos-group game development studio behind XCOM: Enemy Unknown and XCOM: Enemy Within mobile versions, today launched Carbon Warfare, a new shockingly realistic strategy simulation title. Carbon Warfare lets players experience the lethal consequences of global warming arising from excess investment in carbon-fueled industries. It’s up to players to find the optimal winning combination of industries and ecological disasters that will ultimately lead to the destruction of Earth, before positive forces, their opponent in the game, can find the solutions to carbon emissions.
FINAL FANTASY XII: THE ZODIAC AGE ANNOUNCED FOR PS4
Shanghai, China –September 30, 2016 – Virtuos is thrilled to announce that we took a direct part in fully renovating Square Enix 2006 PS2 version of Final Fantasy XII, providing a second life for the title on PS4. For the renovation process visuals have been upgraded with high definition textures, post filters and lighting improvement via Current Generation Rendering Hybrid. Improvements of gameplay experience have been made with new features such as the turbo function, the auto save system and the decrease of loading time.
"Virtuos-contributed games" have been showcased at all E3 2016 staged conferences
Shanghai, China – 17th June 2016 – Virtuos is thrilled to announce that we have worked on 16 of the hottest games at E3 this year. The lineup of Virtuos-contributed games included prominent titles displayed at the press conferences held by EA, Bethesda, Microsoft, Ubisoft and Sony.
Batman: Return to Arkham Announced for PS4 and Xbox One with Remaster by Virtuos
Batman: Return to Arkham is the first Xbox One title for Virtuos’ co-development team and the third for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system.
GARY SHAPIRO, CEO of the Consumer Technology Association attended Virtuos VR game Domino's Premiere at CES Asia.
Shanghai, China, May 16th 2016 – Virtuos had the pleasure to welcome to its VR space Gary Shapiro, CEO of the Consumer Technology Association and Axel Cruau, French consul. The French consul tried ‘Domino’, Virtuos latest VR game and enjoyed our virtual immersive experience. Domino is a game for the whole family where everybody can play with domino pieces and create infinite possibilities which would be impossible in real world. The content can then be shared with friends. Domino was showcased for the first time during CES Asia and is the third VR game Virtuos worked on after Star wars Trials on Tatooine and Mars 2030. With hundreds of companies exhibiting thousands of products to hundreds of thousands of attendees there was a lot to see at Shanghai’s CES Asia. It is worth noticing that Robots, drones and virtual reality stole the limelight of the show. About Virtuos Virtuos is one of the largest game developers specializing in 3D art and game software development for consoles and mobile devices. Virtuos’ clients include 15 of the top 20 digital entertainment companies worldwide as well as renowned independent studios. For more information, please refer to: www.virtuosgames.com; Twitter @virtuosgames
Virtuos showcasing vr game at CES Asia
Shanghai, China – 10th May 2016 Virtuos will be present at CES Asia, taking place in Shanghai from May 11th to 13th Virtuos will be located in the Hall 4, within the French tech pavilion. Started in 2005, Virtuos has become the biggest independent game company in China and one of largest game developers in the world. Virtuos is now working with the majority of the biggest names in Entertainment, such as Disney, Warner, Sony, Microsoft, Ubisoft. The company is growing fast with plus 20% revenue in 2015 and at least the same planned for 2016. In terms of overall growth, Virtuos has planned to hire more than 200 people in 2016 alone and intends to double its overall presence in France, within the Virtuos Paris Studio. At CES, Virtuos will showcase for the first time an innovative VR game named Domino, where the player can create content and share with friends. The Virtuos team looks forward to meeting with everybody on the floor at CES. About Virtuos Virtuos is one of the largest game developers specializing in 3D art and game software development for consoles and mobile devices. The company has locations in Shanghai, Chengdu, Xian, Saigon, Vancouver, San Francisco, Paris and Tokyo, and employees representing 15 nationalities. Virtuos’ clients include 15 of the top 20 digital entertainment companies worldwide as well as renowned independent studios. For more information, please refer to: www.virtuosgames.com; Twitter @virtuosgames
Heavy Rain releases on PS4 with HD Upgrade by Virtuos
Shanghai, China – 24th March 2016 – Virtuos is proud to announce our first co-development project of 2016: Quantic Dream's title Heavy Rain HD on PS4. Virtuos fully remastered the 2010 PS3 version of Heavy Rain, providing a second life for the title on PS4. This process involved upgrading all visuals, taking the pipeline and engine from 32-bit to 64-bit, and adding PS4 exclusive features such as PLAYGO & Share. This is our second co-developed PS4 title after Final Fantasy X & X-2 HD and another important milestone in Virtuos’ flourishing co-development track record. Originally released on PlayStation 3 in February of 2010, Heavy Rain was an interactive drama action-adventure game developed by Quantic Dream. It has come to be known as a “film noir thriller”, featuring four diverse protagonists. Each are uniquely involved in the mystery of the Origami Killer, a serial killer who uses extended periods of rainfall to drown his victims.