Bethesda has already iterated in the past that it plans to bring VR to its library of games. Finally, this is becoming true, as both Fallout 4 and DOOM are confirmed to be getting such support. So far, the reception from gamers and critics alike has been quite overwhelming.
According to IGN, the studio has shed some light on two of its massive VR games during its Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) presentation. Doom will now be called Doom VFR, along with Fallout 4 being called Fallout 4 VR. The audience were mesmerized by the beauty of the technology, something that the studio promised to achieve since day one.
Doom VFR will not really be a full game, but rather a take on a series of activities all set throughout the action-horror setting of the title. The footage featured puzzle solving, something that involved the usage of mechanical arms. It also explored a derelict space station of sort by using a node-based movement. And of course, it showcased the fun and thrill experience of blasting hellish monsters using all sorts of available weapons.
Fallout 4 VR, on the other side of the spectrum, is a complete version of the studio's massive open-world game. It is expected to arrive this year in October, with no definite date yet. It will be made available on HTC Vive. Apparently though, the video game company did not explicitly say if Doom VFR will also arrive on Vive or if it will get released via Oculus.
The Verge notes that Bethesda became a highly talked about topic following the reveal of the two VR games. This is most especially with the absence of Xbox One X from Microsoft, which only catapulted Bethesda's popularity at E3. Things are definitely looking interesting now.
Both Fallout 4 VR and Doom VFR are readily available for preorder. With their release dates nearing, it is expected from the video game company to release more details about the forthcoming titles in the next few weeks to come.