Adult Swim and Owlchemy Labs’ Rick and Morty VR game, Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality, finally has a release date and it’s pretty damn perfect: April 20.
The game, which has toured different conventions in the past year including San Diego Comic-Con, allows people to take on the role of one of Rick’s clones and experience the troubles that come along with it. Players will have to complete puzzles and missions using VR technology in order to progress through the game and explore new aspects of the show that haven’t aired yet.
"It’s actually the perfect overlap," Owlchemy Labs' Alex Schwartz told Polygon last summer. "The game takes place in Rick’s garage, and instantly you would associate all the things that are great about Job Simulator, all the near-field interactions ... Rick’s garage is filled with tons of stuff to play with. Chemistry sets and just boxes of things on the shelves. Elements from the show. It’s fully crammed in there."
Co-creator and voice actor Justin Roiland also lent his talents to Virtual Rick-ality, and Schwartz said fans of the TV series will get a real kick out of new phrases Roiland brings to the game.
“We get like an hourlong, uncut Justin Roiland brain dump, and we sit around in tears laughing at his VO,” Schwartz said. “It’s one of the funnest things I’ve ever done, to hear how he explores the world and the situations we’ve built inside the game and just kind of goes deep on it. It’s super fun."
Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality will be available to play on the HTC Vive via Steam and Oculus Rift via Oculus Home. The game will cost $29.99.