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PS4's Battlezone Will Soon Look Like the 1980s Original With a Free Update

The PlayStation VR game gets an optional new retro look.


A free update is on the way for Battlezone that will let you play with its graphics similar to the the 1980 original.

Revealed through the trailer above, Classic mode is coming as part of a free update on December 20. The PlayStation VR game will allow you to take part in a "retro score-attack game set across the iconic black and green worlds of the original."

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Now Playing: Battlezone - "Classic Mode" Free Update Trailer

The original Battlezone, released by Atari in 1980, was technically in black and white, though a green overlay gave it the distinct look most players will recognize. What's seen in the trailer seems to be a pretty faithful recreation of those graphics, albeit at a much higher fidelity.

For more on the new Battlezone, which launched alongside PSVR, check out our review.

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