Online game Doctor Who: Worlds in Time has officially launched, the BBC confirmed today.
As reported in December, the browser-based, free-to-play multiplayer game draws on the show’s “rich mythology, locations and excitement” to create a world for fans to enjoy and explore.
Players can join together in missions identified by the Time Lord to defend civilization from infamous villains, including Daleks, Cybermen and Weeping Angels, bent on creating chaos and destruction in the universe.
Locations in the game inclose Skaro, Messaline, The Library and New New York, delivering the authentic experience of being part of the Doctor Who realm.
“We’ve developed Worlds in Time with the goal of becoming the largest online community for Doctor Who fans, while also being a fun, compelling and immersive gateway into the world of Doctor Who for all gamers,” said Robert Nashak, Executive Vice President, BBC Worldwide Digital Entertainment and Games.
“I have been a fan of Doctor Who since I was a child, so developing this game with BBC Worldwide is a dream come true,” said Daniel James, CEO of game designers Three Rings Design, Inc.
“Like the Doctor, we have our own mission, to provide Doctor Who fans an experience matched only by the wondrous TV series, and casual gamers a warm opportunity to discover the marvelous world for themselves. It’s exciting to see the Doctor Who universe come to life in such a unique way.”
The game can be accessed at DoctorWhoWIT.com