Industrial Light and Magic — the special effects studio behind the Star Wars franchise — is working on a tie-in an experience for the HTC Vive that puts you in the center of the Star Wars universe. Dubbed a "cinematic virtual reality experiment," Star Wars: Trials on Tatooine features R2-D2, the Millennium Falcon, and lots of lightsaber battles with Stormtroopers.
From the trailer, it looks like the experience will include both story-driven and gaming aspects, with players able to control lightsabers during the battle sequences using Vive's position-tracking controllers. There's no further information as to when the experience will be available, but it is likely that it will debut as a launch title for the Vive.
Pre-orders for the Vive are now live, and the headset will be available commercially starting next month with a retail price of $799.
Source: Road to VR