The Farm 51’s virtual-reality adventure lets you explore Chernobyl and Pripyat

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 3 December 2015 14:07 GMT

The Farm 51 has announced the Chernobyl VR Project, a game with a documentary feel featuring 3D scanned locations in Chernobyl and Pripyat.

The virtual-reality adventure promises to “put players in the role of a documentary crew” sent to uncover secrets surrounding the tragic event. It features photorealistic recreations of numerous areas in Chernobyl and Pripyat, such as the Restricted Zone where players will seek clues pertaining to past events and help “a survivor find his family memories.”

“The Farm 51 was granted special scientific access to areas unavailable to tourists, spending dozens of hours in the area and using its Reality 51 technology to scan locations in detail,” said the studio.

“Minor details, including paint peeling off the walls, scuffs on an abandoned amusement-park ride, and rust on an old cash register were captured with exceptional accuracy utilizing photogrammetry and stereoscopic, 360-degree camera technology.”

The Chernobyl VR Project will support multiple VR headsets such as Oculus, PlayStation VR, Vive and Samsung Gear VR.

You can get a brief look at the project through the video above along with the team behind it along with the process.

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