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Operation Wolf Returns: First Mission

Platform(s): Meta Quest 2, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre: Action
Publisher: Microïds
Developer: Virtuallyz Gaming
Release Date: Fall 2023

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'Operation Wolf Returns: First Mission' VR Edition Comes To PS VR2, Quest 2 And Pico In June, Non-VR Delayed Until Fall 2023

by Rainier on May 5, 2023 @ 9:29 a.m. PDT

Discover or rediscover Operation Wolf, the cult classic arcade game developed and published by TAITO in 1987, one of the very first games to offer side scrolling rail shooting action.

Developed and published by TAITO in 1987, the arcade game Operation Wolf left a mark for a whole generation of gamers, being one of the first games to offer side scrolling rail shooting action. 

Operation Wolf Returns: First Mission remains faithful to the original game whilst offering a brand new art style. Players are invited to experience the mood of an 80’s action movie thanks to a non-stop frenetic gameplay!

In the game campaign, play solo (VR) or co-op locally (non-VR) as special agents tasked to fight a criminal organization. In addition to drug and weapon trafficking, the organization lead by the mysterious General Viper seems to have developed a weapon of mass destruction! Following the discovery of several of the group bases, the agents are sent on location to dismantle the consortium, eliminate the weapons and free the hostages from various prisoner camps.

Microids and Virtuallyz Gaming are thrilled to announce the release of the rail shooter Operation Wolf Returns: First Mission VR on June 22nd 2023 for Meta Quest 2, PlayStation VR2 and Pico 4.

Key Features:

  • Comeback of the 1987 cult arcade game!
  • New art style
  • Non-stop action
  • A campaign for one or two players
  • A survival mode (endless waves of enemies)
  • A full blown arsenal (smg, shotgun, grenade launcher…)
  • A leaderboard

Operation Wolf Returns: First Mission is coming on Meta Quest 2, PlayStation VR2 and Pico 4 on June 22, 2023, followed by Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC in Fall 2023.

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