SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – August 3, 2023 – Thirdverse, the renowned development studio responsible for the exhilarating VR multiplayer hero shooter ‘X8,’ has exciting news for gaming enthusiasts. The company is gearing up to make a significant impact at PAX West, one of the most esteemed gaming events in the industry. Gamers attending PAX West at the Seattle Convention Center from September 1-4 will have the exclusive opportunity to delve into the action-packed world of ‘X8’ firsthand. With the chance to participate in heart-pounding 5v5 rounds and pick up exclusive X8 merchandise, PAX West visitors are in for an unforgettable experience.

Ever since its Early Access release on Meta Quest and Steam in late May, ‘X8’ has garnered remarkable attention within the gaming community. Over 70,000 players have already installed the game, engaging in an impressive 250,000 matches and 2 million rounds of intense 5v5 gameplay. The overwhelming response has solidified ‘X8’ as a popular VR multiplayer hero shooter game.

In ‘X8,’ players have the freedom to customize their loadouts with an assortment of weapons, armor, items, and abilities, giving them an edge before the battle even commences. With each hero possessing three special abilities and unique hero-specific items that offer situational advantages, strategy and teamwork play a pivotal role in mastering the game.

The objective is clear – teams must penetrate enemy defenses to deploy ‘The Syphon’ at specific sites on the map during an attack, or defend and deactivate it within 30 seconds using ‘The Defuser.’ Victory is determined by the team that successfully eliminates all attackers or disrupts the deployment process, earning the most points over the course of the 14-round game.

Being at the forefront of VR gaming, Thirdverse is continuously pushing the boundaries of what is achievable in the virtual realm. ‘X8’ represents the studio’s latest effort to redefine the 5v5 multiplayer hero shooter experience in VR and captivate players worldwide. Their commitment to innovation and passion for creating unforgettable battle gaming experiences have earned them a prominent position in the VR gaming industry.

Gamers and industry professionals attending PAX West are strongly encouraged to visit Thirdverse’s booth at number 3105. It’s the perfect opportunity to discover ‘X8’ firsthand and immerse themselves in the adrenaline-pumping VR action.

For those keen to join the ‘X8’ community, the game is available on Meta Quest App Lab and Steam. Interested players can access ‘X8’ through the following links:

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In addition to PAX West, Thirdverse maintains a strong online presence for ‘X8’ through various social media platforms. Gamers can stay updated and interact with the ‘X8’ community through the following links:

• Discord: • Twitter: • Facebook: • Instagram: • Youtube: • TikTok:

As Thirdverse prepares to wow the gaming world at PAX West, ‘X8’ stands poised to captivate even more players, further establishing itself as a standout in the VR gaming landscape. With its innovative gameplay and dedicated community, ‘X8’ is set to continue its ascent in the realm of virtual reality multiplayer hero shooters. Gamers and VR enthusiasts alike should keep their eyes peeled for this thrilling title, as it is sure to take the gaming world by storm.

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