Digital entertainment studio Maze Theory, in partnership with BBC Studios, have today launched Doctor Who: The Edge of Reality, playable on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X and Steam and coming to Nintendo Switch.
Doctor Who: The Edge of Reality expands upon the thrilling VR experience of Doctor Who: The Edge of Time, and brings the story-driven game to players across current and next gen consoles, as well as PC. Featuring new monsters, worlds and gameplay, players are swept up into their own Doctor Who adventure under the guidance of familiar characters: the Thirteenth Doctor (voiced by Jodie Whittaker), and the Tenth Doctor (voiced by David Tennant in a guest appearance).
In the new story written by Gavin Collinson (Doctor Who: The Edge of Time, Doctor Who: The Lonely Assassins), players come face to face with classic Doctor Who monsters including the power-hungry Daleks and metal clad Cybermen… and a brand-new foe, the CyberReaper.
Exterminate the havoc wreaking ‘Reality Virus’ which is threatening the universe, through ‘time glitches’ that distort the past, present and future Explore immersive new environments like the ‘Chaosverse’: a corrupted alternate universe where worlds and timelines collide to create new adventures, encounters, and threats Packed with easter eggs guaranteed to surprise and delight fans of the epic sci-fi series, returning for a brand-new season on 31 October 2021 Digital deluxe edition offers fans exclusive content, including additional Sonic Screwdrivers, as used by previous incarnations of the Doctor. Doctor Who: The Edge of Reality is available now on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X and PC, priced at £19.99/£24.99/€24.99 for the standard edition and £24.99/£29.99/€29.99 for the digital deluxe edition. The Nintendo Switch launch has been rescheduled to 28 October 21 to accommodate final testing.
Maze Theory Studio Director Russell Harding said: “Players will love how they get to be part of a brand new Doctor Who story in Edge of Reality; and actively be immersed in the compelling adventure, alongside the two Doctors. We know fans love facing iconic monsters such as Daleks and Cyberman, but there will also be brand new foes equally as terrifying. The story around the ‘Reality Virus’ is incredibly tense and exciting, unfolding in brand new environments. We can’t wait to see their reaction!
At Maze Theory, we’re committed to pushing the boundaries of entertainment and creating highly innovative fan and gaming experiences. We’re very excited to be bringing fans into the heart of the Doctor Who universe.”
Mat Way, Global Director of Live Entertainment, for BBC Studios said “Maze Theory have created another incredibly exciting opportunity for fans to fully immerse themselves in the world of Doctor Who in this brilliant new story. Voiced by two hugely popular Doctors who guide players as they battle to save the universe, Doctor Who: The Edge of Reality is bound to be a future fan favourite and we can’t wait for the show’s dedicated gaming fanbase to discover this new story.”
Doctor Who: The Edge of Reality is a Maze Theory production for BBC Studios with development by Just Add Water.