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3D Photogrammetry-Based VR Jigsaw Game Puzzling Places Coming To PSVR

3D Photogrammetry-Based VR Jigsaw Game Puzzling Places Coming To PSVR

Today in a slew of indie game-related announcements, Sony revealed that 3D jigsaw puzzle VR game, Puzzling Places from, is now coming to PSVR. Here’s the official PlayStation webpage.

Puzzling Places is a laid-back puzzle game in which you manipulate real-life 3D objects and locations that have been exploded into dozens of pieces and then gradually stitch them back together. The puzzles themselves are based on photogrammetry data of actual buildings and locations from the real world that were 3D-scanned specifically for the game.

You can try the beta version of Puzzling Places right now for free on Quest via Oculus App Lab, or subscribe to their Patreon for access to additional monthly (or weekly) test puzzles. It’s still unclear what the exact payment model will be for Puzzling Places on PSVR, but I’d expect a flat fee price to download the entire game is likely.

According to the PS Blog post there will be “a whole bunch” of puzzles at launch with “a lot more content” to be released after release—so take that for what you will. Every puzzle is scaled to different difficulty levels, such as only 50-pieces for something quicker and easier, or if you want way more to really challenge yourself.


There is no release date yet for Puzzling Places, nor a price, but it is expected to hit this year. Perhaps around the same time the game will reach 1.0 status on other platforms as well.

Let us know what you think of Puzzling Places and if you’ve tried it out yet on Quest for yourself.

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