The game was announced during The Game Awards 2017 pre-show alongside a gameplay trailer. The brief trailer sets the lighthearted tone that the studio is known for, as you lounge around in the water, cook hot dogs, and play beach ball. "After your job, you go on vacation", said Alex Schwartz, cofounder of Owlchemy, which was recently acquired by Google.
As one of the best displays of VR in action, Job Simulator brought players into the wacky world of an office cubicle and the ability to do (almost) anything they wanted, with developer Owlchemy Labs bringing players out of the cubicle and into a bright, sunny tropical setting. Visit Vacation Island and experience RECREATION, optimal RELAXATION, and classic human pasttimes like SUNBURN. Book your vacation in 2018 on Vive, Oculus, and PlayStation VR!