Press release

Gothic Vampire Survival Game V Rising Awakens on PlayStation 5 this year

Sink into the darkness and experience V Rising on console. 

Reveal trailer out now!

Skövde, Sweden – 1st February 2024 – Swedish game developer Stunlock Studios has announced that their hotly anticipated open-world fantasy survival game V Rising will be coming exclusively to PlayStation 5 later this year.
Following V Rising’s rewarding Early Access period on PC with more than 3.9M copies sold and sitting on an impressive 88% positive reviews on Steam, the PlayStation launch marks V Rising and Stunlock Studio’s first step in expanding beyond the PC space into the world of consoles. Partnering with Sony and with additional support from Auroch Digital, Stunlock Studios has focused on creating optimal console gameplay with UI improvements, DualSense game controller support, and a much smoother overall experience that will benefit all players regardless of their platform choice.
“As a lifelong gamer, playing V Rising on the PS5 has been a standout experience for me,” said Rickard Frisegård, CEO of Stunlock Studios. “This launch is a significant milestone for Stunlock Studios, as we’ve leveraged Unity technology to push boundaries and elevate our game to new heights. We’re excited for both our dedicated fans and newcomers to embark on this epic vampire journey. With the help of our partners, we’re not just launching a game; we’re setting the stage to keep on rising!”

Watch the V Rising PS5 Announcement trailer:
Check out the full Stunlock Studios News post here about the reveal. The dark, gothic world of Vampires awaits you, controller or otherwise in hand. In the meantime, join the coven with the links below to stay up to date with V Rising news and updates. 
More on V Rising:

Survive as a newly awakened vampire in a world ruled by humans and rise to become the next Dracula. Feed on blood to gain new powers, hide from the scorching sun, and engage in real-time PvE and PvP combat set in a dark fantasy realm. Raise your castle and invite friends to join as you explore a vast open world, pillage villages, skirmish with bandits, and delve into the lairs of supernatural beasts. Attack other player’s castles, or become a diplomat in a game of blood, power, and betrayal.

Wishlist now on PlayStation Store:

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About Stunlock Studios
Stunlock Studios is one of the leading independent Swedish game developers in Skövde, known for vampire survival game V Rising and arena brawler Battlerite. Out now in Early Access, V Rising’s gothic world has already attracted more than 3.9 million vampiric initiates and Battlerite was one of the most popular free-to-play games on Steam with over 6 million unique players entering the arena. With a passion for multiplayer action games, the studio crafts groundbreaking and community-driven games, always with their players in mind.