Bethesda Softworks Supports OSD Military “Respawn” Program with Newly Released Skyrim Virtual Reality Game for Soldier and Veteran Therapy
TACOMA, WASH. & BETHESDA, MARYLAND November 27, 2017 /For immediate release/ — Bethesda Softwork’s recently released Skyrim VR for Playstation 4 will find a new home with soldiers of the Joint-Base Lewis McCord (JBLM) Warrior Transition Battalion (WTB) in Tacoma, Washington
Skyrim VR reimagines the complete epic fantasy masterpiece with an unparalleled sense of scale, depth, and immersion. From battling ancient dragons to exploring rugged mountains and more, Skyrim VR brings to life a complete open world for you to experience any way you choose.
Led by Medical Director, Erik S. Johnson OTR/L, OSD’s Respawn program emphasizes therapy through gaming. Johnson said, “There’s also a lot of research out there that talks about the benefits of gaming as it relates to cognition. I love that we’re seeing more and more research as it relates to health benefits and video games.”
Since 2016, OSD Seattle has been working closely with the Adaptive Sports Program at the JBLM WTB utilizing Virtual Reality (VR) for therapy. The occupational therapists join their patients for outings that emphasize range-of-motion, cognition and the benefits of a friendly social environment.
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About Bethesda Softworks
Bethesda Softworks, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, is a worldwide publisher of interactive entertainment software. Titles featured under the Bethesda label include such blockbuster franchises as The Elder Scrolls®, DOOM®, QUAKE®, Fallout®, Wolfenstein®, Dishonored®, The Evil Within™, and RAGE®. For more information on Bethesda Softworks’ products, visit www.bethsoft.com.
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