Prison Boss VR is a crafting and trading game turning your VR space into a jail cell! Craft cigarettes, alcohol and cookies for other inmates! Customize your cell as your reputation grows! Earn cash until you can’t store it anymore and become the Prison Boss!
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Release Date:
Aug 29, 2017

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December 4, 2018

Free Boss Mode update out now: New way to play, Comfort features, Medal system!

Hey Prison Bosses!

Been a long time. We are proud to announce today our biggest update to Prison Boss VR, the Boss mode update, out now! This update took more time than expected to get out as we ported the game to PlayStation VR at the same time, which will also be out today in Americas and tomorrow in Europe.

We’ve been working hard to offer you this new update, adding a brand new way to play the game!

If you read the forums, when we’re active (yes it happens sometimes… :) ), we’ve been talking about a sandbox mode. After months of designing, implementing and testing this new mode, we decided to give it a more unique name, thus the Boss mode.

What’s in the Boss Mode?!
Boss mode lets you decide your own strategy by giving you skill cards which you can use to unlock the items you desire. The goal is to make the highest score you can before the end of the serving time you go for. You can play for 20, 30 or 40 days in any of the 4 prisons. You can then continue your game if you wish but the score will be calculated at the end of the duration you chose.

New comfort options, with the ability to play without room-scale
This is one big new feature, especially for people who had not enough room to use room scale: You can now play seated with the new “distance interactions”. You can now “distance grab”, “distance drop” and rotate 90 degrees with a dedicated input.

New medals system for Story mode
To make the Story mode more replayable, we added a medals system which lets you replay the prisons to perfect your score. The score is based on the total value of items sold, the number of jobs completed and the number of times you got caught by the guards during the playthrough. You then get a final medal related to your score! Go get those gold medals!

Lots of fixes and small improvements
Along with this, we fixed lots of performance and gameplay issues. We did lots of optimization, drastically reducing loading times and greatly improving overall framerate. You can read the full patch notes below.

New achievements
Some new achievements have been added to offer some challenges related to the new mode and the medal system!

We hope you’ll like the new mode and the new comfort options for the people who had trouble with the standing experience before. It is available now for free! Ready. Set. Craft!

Full patch notes
  • Features:
    • Brand new Boss mode
      • Boss mode allows you to play the prison of your choice with the starter item of your choice, and later on unlock objects you want to craft
      • Boss mode becomes available after completing prison 2
    • Scores and medals based on gameplay performance for each prison completed
    • Full UI rework:
      • Complete rework of the merchant for better user experience
      • All UI can be used from distance via a hand controlled pointer
      • More useful data on the progression tab (required XP to unlock new supplies, days passed, times caught and Items Sold value)
      • You can now get back the items you sold to the merchant if you cancel the trade instead of getting money
    • New comfort options (available in Options menu):
      • Roomscale: same as before
      • Standing: self rotation button
      • Sitting: distance interactions and self rotation button
    • New languages supported (Russian, Spanish and soon Traditional Chinese)
    • 14 new achievements spread across the entire game
    • Can stream a filmed version of yourself playing Prison Boss VR with LIV (for Vive on Steam)

  • Improvements :
    • Moderate performance increase
    • Loading and scene transition significantly faster
    • All prisons and a few objects have been prettied up a little bit

  • Bug fixes:
    • Doesn’t play long intro when playing tutorials through the main menu anymore
    • Bobby can be sold only once per day
    • Tutorials screen now allows leaving back to Main Menu and will return thrown objects
    • Made very hard achievements more realistically obtainable
    • Improved issues caused by defective prisoner pathing
    • Fixed issues that could make announcers and merchants to not come
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About This Game

Prison Boss VR is a crafting and trading game turning your VR space into a jail cell! Craft cigarettes, alcohol and cookies for other inmates! Customize your cell as your reputation grows! Earn cash until you can’t store it anymore and become the Prison Boss!

The crafting system in the game makes use of controllers in unique ways. Each crafting recipe consist in a series of gestures you’ll soon know how to perfect. Roll your cigarettes, fill up bottles, cook cakes, sculpt metal, create ropes out of pieces of fabric… and more! The game features 11 different craftables items, made out of 6 different base resources.

Each morning, the trader comes to see you. You can sell the products from your hard working nights or use them to complete jobs and earn some reputation along with some useful rewards. If you’re looking to buy stuff, prices change every day, so keep an eye out if you’re in need of specific items!

Create your perfect workshop by freely placing the furniture you buy where you want it! Add some posters on the wall or lamps to give it some style! But keep it functional, you’ll need space to hide your contraband and your money stacks from the guards!

  • 11 objets différents à fabriquer
  • 80 jobs à travers 4 prisons différentes
  • 3 différents modes: Histoire, Arcade et Boss
  • Super bande son Jazz!

Available for Arcades on SpringboardVR

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel i5-4590
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel i7-4770
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Storage: 6 GB available space

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