Ubisoft teams with Elijah Wood’s SpectreVision for VR

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Ubisoft teams with Elijah Wood’s SpectreVision for VR

A production company founded by Elijah Wood, Daniel Noah and Josh Waller is working with Ubisoft to produce virtual reality content.

The announcement was made at the Sundance Film Festival. Ubisoft's FunHouse Studio in Montreal is leading development duties.

We're thrilled to partner with an industry leader like Ubisoft to explore the innovative and burgeoning technology that is virtual reality,” says CEO Lisa Whalen said.

The diversity of Ubisoft's portfolio of titles, from Assassin's Creed to Zombi, makes for an ideal partnership with SpectreVision's varied creative vision. Together, we can tell an infinite number of unique stories in a bold and original new format.”

Elijah Wood added: As a longtime gamer, I'm first and foremost a fan and admirer of Ubisoft. So to be collaborating with them within the realm of VR is an incredible treat.”

SpectreVision was founded in 2010 under the name Woodshed.

We're thrilled to be working with the team at SpectreVision on an interactive VR experience,” Ubisoft Montreal VP Patrick Plourde stated. Their expertise in the horror film genre is exciting for us as a developer of interactive entertainment and we're looking forward to a collaboration that will ultimately offer fans an unforgettable virtual reality experience.”

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