Join the Peaky Blinders in New VR Gangster Drama, Peaky Blinders: The King’s Ransom, Launching 2022

Show talent Cillian Murphy and Paul Anderson voice their roles for the iconic series’ debut in virtual reality

London, UK - 9th February 2022 - Digital entertainment studio, Maze Theory, and global distributor and content creator, Banijay, in collaboration with Peaky Blinders official brand and series owner and series producer, Caryn Mandabach Productions, are proud to announce the launch of the first virtual reality game inspired by the BAFTA-winning drama in 2022.

Peaky Blinders fans and VR enthusiasts can – for the first time – infiltrate the Peaky Blinders underground world, coming face-to-face with much-loved and much-feared characters such as Tommy Shelby (voiced by Cillian Murphy) and Arthur Shelby (voiced by Paul Anderson), as well as host of other brand-new characters. The game is an authentic, embodied experience set in an atmospheric 1920s England. Players will choose their path in moments of subversion, wish fulfilment, narrative intrigue, and gripping set pieces, to see how the story will play out. Ian Hambleton, Maze Theory, CEO, says: “For the first time, fans will have access to believable and responsive characters from Peaky Blinders, coming face-to-face with Tommy Shelby and encountering first-hand some terrifying situations. It’s an intense and thrilling experience.” He adds: “At Maze Theory, we’re committed to pushing the boundaries of entertainment and creating highly innovative fan and gaming experiences. We’re very excited to be giving fans and VR enthusiasts access to the Peaky Blinders’ world, transporting them back to 1920s Birmingham and putting them in iconic locations such as The Garrison and Charlie’s Yard.” Lex Scott, Commercial Director, Gaming & Gambling at Banijay Brands comments: “With huge anticipation for the upcoming series, the Peaky Blinders brand is stronger than ever, and this is a fantastic addition to its extensive portfolio. Peaky Blinders: The King’s Ransom is an exciting, authentic, and totally unique game that takes the immersive experience for fans to a whole new level.” Jamie Glazebrook, Executive Producer of season 1 – 6 Peaky Blinders, Caryn Mandabach Productions said: “Maze Theory has brought the world of Peaky Blinders to life in an entirely new way. Now you have the chance to walk the streets of Small Heath alongside the Shelby family. I can’t wait for the fans to experience this.” Peaky Blinders: The King’s Ransom delivers…

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