We all love original games designed specifically for virtual reality. Because they’re made for VR developers have paid specific attention to what makes an immersive experience good. From locomotion and interaction to accessibility and spatial audio, there are fundamentals that VR games need. However, that’s not to say that a flatscreen game can’t work in VR. In fact, there’s a thriving community dedicated to porting these titles over. For today though, what we’re focusing on are the official and best VR ports currently available.
It has been an interesting 12 months for Meta and its Quest headsets. The most popular VR device, Quest 2, has now been superseded by the Quest 3, bringing with it new mixed reality possibilities. And a year after launch the Quest Pro is both the flagship and runt of the trio. But what about the games? We’ve enjoyed spending countless hours in VR this year and it’s been a tough choice. So here are XR Source’s Best Meta Quest Games of 2023.
2023 is set to finish with a flurry of big VR games, one of which is Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Nexus VR. Built from the ground up for VR gaming, the launch will bring one of Ubisoft’s biggest and longest-running franchises into VR. Featuring the same wall-to-wall action as its flatscreen cousins, here’s everything you need to know about the VR edition.
Ubisoft is no stranger to virtual reality (VR). Through subsidiary studios like Red Storm Entertainment, the company has released VR escape room experiences for arcades worldwide. Then you have titles like Transference, Wolves Within and Star Trek: Bridge Crew for home VR headsets. But its next project, Assassin’s Creed Nexus VR, is likely to be the biggest – and most important – to date. Because it could very well rejuvenate the franchise.
French videogame company Ubisoft held its ‘Ubisoft Forward’ event this week showcasing plenty of exciting titles. One of which was the long-awaited Assassin’s Creed Nexus VR. Originally teased back in 2020, VR fans got their first glimpse at the upcoming game thanks to a trailer and screenshots. Here are all the Assassin’s Creed Nexus VR release details we know so far.