Meta and CBS Partner to Release "Survivor: Horizon Island"

Meta and CBS Partner to Release "Survivor: Horizon Island," A Custom VR World Featuring an Interactive Social Gaming Experience



eta and CBS partner to launch SURVIVOR: HORIZON ISLAND, an immersive and interactive social gaming experience that takes fans into the VR world of the hit CBS Original series SURVIVOR. The custom world made for VR, developed by Albyon, VR in Review and Well Played Studios, goes live Friday, March 8 in Meta Horizon Worlds.

Guided by the voice of SURVIVOR host/executive producer Jeff Probst, SURVIVOR: HORIZON ISLAND brings the ultimate experience for die-hard fans of CBS' hit series SURVIVOR from the comfort of home. Players will have the option to join a tribe, team up with other users or fly solo. They can step onto the island to strategize with their tribe and/or compete in classic SURVIVOR challenges, fish for food, maintain a fire, collect idols and form alliances. Classic physical and mental SURVIVOR challenges will be featured in the world. The last person standing at the final Tribal Council will earn points toward the Sole Survivor leaderboard. Players can also play again to climb the ranks of the "Most Survivor World Days Completed" leaderboard to show the world their dedication.

The SURVIVOR: HORIZON ISLAND world will be launching in VR in Meta Horizon Worlds on Friday, March 8 to celebrate the upcoming 46th season of SURVIVOR. The new season kicks off with two historic two-hour episodes for the premiere Wednesday, Feb. 28 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) and the second episode on Wednesday, March 6 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) followed by 90-minute episodes throughout the season on the CBS Television Network and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+*.

SURVIVOR: HORIZON ISLAND takes fans into the world of SURVIVOR for a first-hand experience; players can subscribe for world updates on the RSVP page HERE. To engage in the free SURVIVOR: HORIZON ISLAND VR experience, standard Meta Quest VR headsets are required.



Building upon its legacy, this groundbreaking series continues to be the ultimate test of physical and mental endurance as this new set of 18 castaways embark on the adventure of a lifetime when they are left stranded on the breathtaking islands of Fiji. These determined players must form a new society and adapt to their physical and social surroundings while facing difficult obstacles and navigating a complex social game. The participants will be divided into three tribes of six and endure a faster, more intense season from the moment they step foot on the beach. The moral dilemmas, extreme situations and new twists in the game will test even the strongest competitor, and the mental and physical challenges require players to masterfully evolve their strategies to survive another day. The individuals competing on the 46th season are fans from diverse backgrounds and bring fresh perspectives to this new era of the game, with the same ultimate goal: to outwit, outplay and outlast. And in the end, only one will remain to claim the title of Sole Survivor and win the $1 million prize. The show is hosted by Emmy Award winner Jeff Probst.

Source CBS

February 28, 2024 9:00am ET by CBS  

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