'Rick and Morty' VR latest news: Game to roll out on April 20

(YouTube/Adult Swim)A screenshot of a preview of the "Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-Ality" VR game.

The Virtual Reality (VR) game for one of the most popular adult animated sitcoms will finally come out later this week at an interesting date.

According to a report from Independent, the VR game for the hit cartoon series from Adult Swim, "Rick and Morty," will be released on April 20 on Steam. The game, which is titled "Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-Ality," will be available on the date (4/20) that is unofficially recognized as "international cannabis smoking day." Initially announced last year by Adult Swim and Owlchemy Labs, the VR game will allow gamers to play as Morty while completing different types of puzzles with the use of the VR technology.

In an interview with Polygon, game developer Alex Schwartz provided some key details about the game, which will take place on Rick's garage, where there are things that fans can associate to the "Job Simulator." "Rick's garage is filled with tons of stuff to play with. Chemistry sets and just boxes of things on the shelves. Elements from the show. It's fully crammed in there," explained Schwartz.

Incidentally, the game is the second attempt of the show's co-creator, Justin Roiland, at VR gaming, who also came up with the game "Accounting" under his Squanchtendo studio. As for "Rick-Ality," Roiland also shared his voice and contributed new phrases to the character that are expected to get the fans excited.

"We get like an hourlong, uncut Justin Roiland brain dump, and we sit around in tears laughing at his VO," Schwartz shared. "It's one of the funnest things I've ever done, to hear how he explores the world and the situations we've built inside the game and just kind of goes deep on it. It's super fun," he added.

Meanwhile, a report from PCGamesN confirmed that Steam page had already been updated and it shows the meet the requirements needed to run the game. Players who wish to enjoy "Rick-Ality" should have a PC with an OS of Windows 7 SP1 or newer, a processor equivalent of or greater than Intel Core i5-4590, 4GB RAM, and GeForce GTX 970 or AMD Radeon RX 480 for the graphics.