When it comes to VR videogame development in the UK, nDreams is a veteran powerhouse. The VR studio behind Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord, Synapse on PSVR 2 and many more, nDreams has now been acquired by Aonic Group for $110 million USD.
With the nights getting longer and the weather getting cooler, the onset of Autumn means an abundance of new videogames. So far October 2023 isn’t going to disappoint VR fans with over 20 titles confirmed so far, for PlayStation VR 2, Quest 2 and 3, and PCVR headsets. So let’s dive in and see all the new VR games set to arrive this October.
The upcoming Ghostbusters VR game has been haunting headlines recently. Not only did we get a release date, but also confirmation that Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord will support crossplay. Now, we also have news on the DLC plans for the game. Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord will benefit from a planned six months of DLC updates, all included as part of the ‘Full Containment Edition’ package.
Sony Pictures Virtual Reality (SPVR) and nDreams recently revealed a 26th October, 2023, launch date for Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord. While many could’ve guessed a Halloween release was on the cards, there’s another announcement that comes as more surprising. Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord will support crossplay between PlayStation VR2, Meta Quest 2, and Meta Quest 3 headsets.
We’re halfway through 2023 and what a year it has been! PlayStation VR 2 kicked the year off with a bang and with hardware updates like the Quest 3 announcement, there’s plenty of tech to look forward to. The same goes for software. Games like Horizon Call of the Mountain and Peaky Blinders: The King’s Ransom highlight the quality being output by VR developers and there’s still more to come! So here are XR Source’s most anticipated VR Games still to come in 2023.
Meta’s next Quest Gaming Showcase is set to make its return tomorrow. It’s a chance for the company to really highlight the power, depth and fun of virtual reality to the gaming public. Hopefully, it’ll prove to be more exciting than the PSVR 2 PlayStation Showcase which was rather muted. What we need are some big names and franchises to really stoke excitement for 2023 and further afield. So here are the Quest Gaming Showcase games we’d like to see appear.
E3 might not be happening in 2023 but that’s not stopping the industry roll out some big showcase events. Arriving way earlier than everyone else’s in Sony Interactive Entertainment’s (SIE) PlayStation Showcase. With a special event taking place next week focused on PlayStation 5 and PlayStation VR 2, it’s going to be an event PlayStation fans will want to watch. Nothing has been teased just yet, but these are the PlayStation Showcase PSVR 2 games we’re really hoping will make an appearance.
February has arrived and that means the launch of PlayStation VR 2 draws ever nearer! Only three weeks to go in fact. You’ve probably seen some of the best PSVR2 games coming at launch and made a “most wanted list”. There are tons to get excited about for the near future, but what about during the rest of the year? Here’s our rundown of the most exciting PSVR2 games to come.