Just hours after Meta surprised many by officially revealing its Meta Quest 3 VR headset, the company held its annual online Quest Gaming Showcase. More than 20 upcoming VR games were either revealed or received new updates as part of the event.
gave MetaQuest Blog Here’s a solid recap of all the VR games shown during the Games Showcase. However, not all of these will be exclusive to the Meta’s headset. In fact, many of the games will be coming to Sony’s PS VR2 and even Valve’s SteamVR platform.
One of them will be sports. Bulletstorm VR, an adaptation of the great 2011 sci-fi first-person shooter from developer People Can Fly. Here’s what you can expect:
Use everything from your Flailgun to Bulletstorm’s iconic energy belt to unleash creative acts of carnage on your enemies. Easily switch between melee and ranged combat to perform an array of unique skill shots on your opponents to gain extra experience and increase your abilities. These range from kicking an enemy into a cactus, impaling them on rebar, to shooting them in the back. Everything in Bulletstorm VR is a weapon, and you’re encouraged to create as many as you can while increasing your kill count!
Another VR game adaptation coming this year. 7th guest, the classic adventure game of the 1990s. This new version is being developed by Vertigo Games. Here’s what you can expect:
The team is using volumetric video capture to tell the FMV (Full Motion Video) story of the original game, bringing the classic adventure to life like never before. And for the first time, the iconic mansion is being recreated in full 3D—though don’t be surprised if it starts moving around you. After all, it is haunted.
Both games are slated for later this year.
Some other highlights from the MetaQuest Gaming Showcase include:
Wrath of Asgard 2 – It’s a sequel to Meta’s in-house developed VR title, the new game will continue the theme of players fighting mythical creatures and even gods in this fantasy RPG.
Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord – Announced at last year’s Quest Gaming Showcase, we got Watch a new story trailer For this multiplayer co-op game based on the movie franchise.
Power Wash Simulator VR – Yes, this cult hit game where you wash things is perfect for a VR game, and later this year we’ll get our wish.
Assassin’s Creed Nexus VR – This was the only game that was announced during the showcase but we didn’t see any footage. Ubisoft’s hit franchise is coming to VR with more information to be revealed at the Ubisoft Forward streaming event on June 12.
As we previously reported, Meta revealed the Quest 3 headset, which will be a huge improvement over the current Quest 2.