Island 359 is a Virtual Reality survival game for the HTC Vive and Oculus Touch. Players will scrounge for weapons, upgrades, food, and other items they can find to survive for as long as they can against hordes of dinosaurs, as they explore the increasingly dangerous, beautiful, and expansive island.
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Mostly Positive (349) - 79% of the 349 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Feb 26, 2018

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Notice: Requires one of the following virtual reality headsets: HTC Vive or Oculus Rift. See the VR Support section for more info.

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July 13

Update 1.09

UPDATES
Version 1.09 Updates
  • Added Hand Orientation setting to change the angle of your hands
  • **HOTFIX** fixed a recoil issue with hand orientation (7/14)
  • Fixed Stegosaur’s stiff neck on death

Additional Notes
Just a quick update to add back in a much requested feature.
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July 10

Update 1.08

UPDATES
Version 1.08 Updates
  • Added Left Handed Movement Mode (in the Controls Settings)
  • Added a button to increase amount of ammo when purchasing at the store
  • (Vive) Added an indicator when holding menu button to let users know holding will pause the game
  • Fixed pain fx not activating when loading arcade save
  • Fixed disappearing backpack bug (a band-aid fix but it’s solving the issue for now)
  • Made hunger less aggressive in Survival
  • Fixed a number of Arcade mode bugs
  • Fixed a ton of Bow/Arrow interaction bugs that mostly occurred in Survival Mode
  • Fixed final 3 missions in Survival Mode that had no rewards spawning
  • Fixed Virtual Self footsteps not working
  • Fixed Virtual Self not playing crouched walking anims in seated mode
  • Made Tutorial map’s graphics settings transfer to any newly loaded map
  • Added some AMD GPU’s to the list for auto-calibrating graphics settings

Additional Notes
Sorry for the long delay in getting these bugs fixed. Hopefully these additions improve your experience with the game.
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Reviews

“Island 359 is about one thing, hunting dinosaurs, so if you thought you’d kick ass in Jurassic Park then this is going to be the videogame for you. Split into three separate modes, Survival, Mercenary and Arcade, even the introduction to Island 359 doles out plenty of intense action, giving a brief glimpse at the legendary T-Rex.”
5/5 – VR Focus

“Almost two years removed from the launch window of the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, Island 359 — a game that’s been in Early Access for almost just as long — has evolved from its humble beginnings into a shining example of not only quality VR gaming, but how to improve a project while in Early Access. They iterated on what worked and expanded in areas that were lacking until Island 359 became just as polished as it was ambitious. It’s still not for everyone, but fans of tense action games, shooters, and hardcore survival games owe it to themselves to get lost in the lush jungles of Island 359.”
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FULL RELEASE FEATURING SURVIVAL MODE

Explore six square miles of a dinosaur infested island in our new Survival Mode!

Celebrating the Full Release of Island 359, we've worked really hard to bring you our most insanely ambitious update yet: Survival Mode.

  • Craft useful items and weapon upgrades from found items throughout the island
  • Over 30 unique item blueprints to discover via experimentation at Crafting Tables
  • Find forty-five unique Survivor Stories and attempt to uncover just what happened on Island 359
  • Classic Survival Tropes (Health, Hunger, Stamina, Energy). Fight, Eat, Run, and Sleep
  • Forage for food, weapons, scrap metal, duct tape, and whatever you can find to craft into more useful items.
  • Smart Holographic Watch featuring a map, vital statistics, and your missions/active stories
  • Radio Towers (enable them to see a better world map)
  • Cook compies you've hunted for the first time ever!

About This Game

You step off the chopper and into the sweltering heat of the jungle, grab your gear, and head off in search of fame, fortune, and prehistoric beasts. Nobody knows exactly why dinosaurs have shown up on this remote jungle island, but you know you can take them out. You've been hired as a mercenary to kill as many of these things as possible, and the good news is the checks have all cleared.

Island 359 is a Virtual Reality survival game for the HTC Vive and Oculus Touch. Players will scrounge for weapons, upgrades, food, and other items they can find to survive for as long as they can against hordes of dinosaurs, as they explore the increasingly dangerous, beautiful, and expansive island. You're a mercenary, the money's no good to you if you're dead, so you're going to need to survive long enough to get out if you want bragging rights and a fat bank account.


  • Accessibility Modes (Reach Assist, Bump Turns, Seated Mode)
  • All New Survival Mode
  • Virtual Reality Shooter
  • Mercenary and Arcade Modes
  • Global Leaderboards
  • See Your Entire Body in VR with Virtual Self
  • Multiple Player Movement Systems (Sprint, Teleport, Trackpad)
  • Mercenary Store
  • Realistic Weapons
  • Throwable Melee Items and Explosives
  • Upgradable Weapons and Character Stats
  • Intelligent Dinosaurs
  • Incredible Jungle Island Presence
  • Chopper Rides
  • Climbable Ladders



Now Featuring our all new Survival Mode. Can you last on six square miles of dino infested island with only your wits to guide you? Loot, craft, and fight for your life as you attempt to uncover just what happened on Island 359.

Survival Mode Features:
  • Over six square miles of ferocious dinosaur infested island for you to explore
  • Craft useful items and weapon upgrades from found items throughout the island
  • Forage for food, weapons, scrap metal, duct tape, and whatever you can find to craft into more useful items.
  • Over 30 unique item blueprints to discover via experimentation at Crafting Tables
  • Smart Holographic Watch featuring a map, vital statistics, and your missions/active stories
  • Find forty-five unique Survivor Stories and attempt to uncover just what happened on Island 359
  • Classic Survival Tropes (Health, Hunger, Stamina, Energy). Fight, Eat, Run, and Sleep
  • Radio Towers (enable them to see a better world map)
  • Cook compies you've hunted for the first time ever!



See your entire body in VR! Using our Virtual Self solve, you can now see your body in Island 359. It works with or without the HTC Trackers (and even works with Oculus Touch!). Just step into the boots and follow the easy-to-follow instructions and get calibrated! Kick some Jurassic in Island 359 using your Virtual Self!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 SP1 or newer
    • Processor: Intel i5-4590 / AMD FX 8350 equivalent or greater
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 970 / AMD Radeon™ R9 290 equivalent or greater
    • Storage: 11 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: HDMI 1.4 or DisplayPort 1.2 or newer, 1x USB 2.0 or greater port

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