Resident Evil 4 VR launches this yr
Throughout final week’s Resident Evil Showcase we discovered in regards to the upcoming Resident Evil 4 VR that is coming to the Oculus Quest 2. Oculus have now had their very own showcase occasion, and so they’ve revealed extra about its VR options and remastered visuals. It is launching later this yr, they’ve now confirmed.
Oculus say that Armature have not messed with the Resident Evil 4 fundamentals, however it’s getting lots of VR touches. “Weapons and gadgets have been re-engineered as bodily objects you may choose up and work together with,” they are saying. “You’ll additionally have the ability to change weapons by grabbing them off your physique as an alternative of going right into a menu, and you may wield separate weapons with every hand.” We did see only a little bit of that in final week’s video. You probably did catch the knife and gun juggling, proper?
Oculus’s recap video up there offers the quick model, however you may catch a bit extra of their full look within the showcase. Oculus additionally say that Resi4 VR will assist motion with the analog sticks on the Contact controllers, teleportation, and room-scale motion too. Audio is getting an improve as properly, with 3D spacial sounds and enemy sounds that really point out which route you are being attacked from.
Should you seen that the visuals regarded just a little brisker, Oculus have additionally defined that the builders at Armature have dusted off a number of the outdated Resi information.
“Armature is utilizing core parts from the unique Resident Evil 4 to drive gameplay and techniques, however they’ve remastered artwork—over 4,500 textures have both been repainted or had their decision elevated. Character animations have been faithfully transformed to Unreal Engine 4 and stay untouched from the unique supply materials, and all cutscenes will likely be introduced of their unique format.”
Questionable high quality textures have been one of many few issues to critique in RPS’s Resident Evil 4 HD overview from years again, so a spit shine on the pixels looks as if a plus.
Oculus did not announce a selected launch date for Resident Evil 4 VR however they do point out that it is coming later this yr.
You’ll be able to catch a few of Oculus’s different bulletins from the showcase of their recap publish.