We’ve already gotten so many reveals through the Resident Evil showcase that embody a new gameplay trailer for Village in addition to some new movie footage. Along with these bulletins, Capcom is now partnering with Oculus Studios and Armature Studio to deliver the acclaimed and fan-favorite Resident Evil four to Oculus Quest 2.
Mike Verdu, the VP of Content material at Fb Actuality Labs, made the thrilling announcement in direction of the tip of the showcase. Whereas the sport will arrive as a first-person expertise versus the third-person perspective that was on show again within the day, Verdu guarantees that the VR model will nonetheless have that traditional RE4 look and feel. Verdu concludes, “You’ll be capable of step into the sport, for the primary time.”
Extra details about Resident Evil four VR — how the title was optimized for VR and a few extra gameplay footage — will premiere through the Oculus Gaming Showcase on April 21.
Everyone knows that this gained’t be the primary time that Resident Evil is getting a VR port. Resident Evil 7: Biohazard not solely signified a visible and mechanical shift for the sequence, it was additionally playable utilizing the PlayStation VR headset. Elise Favis declared that the seventh entry is finest performed on VR:
“It might sound gimmicky, like 3D films on the theater, however Resident Evil 7 in VR surpasses that ideology with intense scares and a powerful sense of immersion I’ve but to seek out elsewhere. Digital actuality nonetheless has its flaws and obstacles, however in Resident Evil 7’s case, it doesn’t really feel like an afterthought. As a substitute, it holds promise for future full-length VR video games by exhibiting that it’s doable to not simply make a great horror recreation, however a terrifying VR expertise value taking part in.”
Hopefully which means Resident Evil four VR will probably be simply nearly as good when it drops!