Award-winning Baobab Studios Brings Galactic Catch to Meta Quest on June 29th
Los Angeles, CA (June 29, 2023) – Nine-time Emmy® Award-winning independent animation
studio, Baobab Studios, announces the arrival of its intergalactic VR fishing game, Galactic Catch, coming to Meta Quest 2 on June 29th. Baobab has previously released VR experiences
Invasion!, Asteroids!, Jack, Crow: The Legend, Bonfire, Baba Yaga, and Namoo all to
commercial and critical acclaim.
Originally priced at $12.99, Galactic Catch is now available for wishlisting and pre-order with an
exclusive discount on the game and other Baobab VR experiences.
In Galactic Catch, players take on the role of a trusted robot on a mission to save their friends,
Mac and Cheez. Players can enjoy the challenge of catching 60+ unique cosmic fish across
unknown alien planets, crafting powerful fishing gear, and building out customized space
aquariums. Galactic Catch also features a 14 original song soundtrack from distinguished
composer, Rex Darnell. The first three tracks — “Shroom Lagoon Nights,” “Predator’s Peak,”
and “Crystal Cove” will be released ahead of launch on a popular streaming music platform.
Galactic Catch is the first game in the Invasion! Universe and expands on the original voice
acting, storyline, and beloved characters from fan favorite VR experiences, Asteroids! and
“Baobab Studios mission is to inspire you to dream, bring out your sense of wonder, and make
you matter,” said Baobab Studios CEO and Co-Founder Maureen Fan. “Galactic Catch puts
players in the heart of the story to save Mac and Cheez, the clumsy alien duo attempting to take
over the galaxy, through epic fishing missions. We’re excited for the expansion of the Invasion
Universe on Oculus.”
About Baobab Studios
Recently the studio announced two projects with Disney+ to develop an animated anthology
series called THE WITCHVERSE, based on the Emmy-winning VR short film, BABA YAGA.
Disney Branded Television is developing Intercats, an animated cat workplace comedy for
Disney+ from Baobab Studios, alongside screenwriter Pamela Ribon (Ralph Breaks the
Internet, Moana) and Disney Television Animation. Baobab’s most recent release, Namoo, was
acquired by Warner 150 earlier this year and is now streaming exclusively on HBO Max.
Founded by Maureen Fan, Eric Darnell, and Larry Cutler, Baobab Studios is the world’s leading
independent interactive animation studio. Currently the leaders of IP development in VR, their
universes are being turned into films (Disney), series on premium streamers (Disney+, HBO
Max), books (Penguin Random House, MacMillan), and games (Oculus, Roblox, Web3). Their
projects have attracted talent such as Oprah Winfrey, John Legend, Ali Wong, and more.
Named Fast Company’s 2018 Most Innovative Company, Baobab’s investors and board include
Ed Catmull (Pixar co-founder and former President of Disney), Kevin Lin (Twitch co-founder),
Disney, Comcast, and Shari Redstone (chairwoman of Viacom).
Galactic Catch EPK: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0AGXJBkFryHPvUk9PVA