With 2022 comparatively sluggish out of the gates for main new VR releases, the VR modding group has greater than picked up the slack with a slew of unbelievable new mods.
Final week we noticed a nice mod for Elden Ring, and there’s additionally been assist for Wolfenstein II and extra. However Praydog’s Resident Evil 8 VR mod may simply be the very best of them.
Praydog already impressed with unbelievable conversions of Resident Evil 2 and three in VR, which introduced each video games into first-person and carried out movement controls. However subsequent week’s Resident Evil 8 mod — which releases alongside an identical assist for Resident Evil 7 on PC — ports a sport that was helpfully already performed in first-person. That makes this a way more pure transition.
And it exhibits. There are moments — lengthy sections, even — the place this mod appears like an official conversion of the horror sport completed by Capcom itself. Try over 35 minutes of gameplay slightly below.
Resident Evil 8 VR Mod: 35 Minutes Of Gameplay
Essentially the most spectacular a part of the mod is the implementation of movement controls, which makes aiming a way more pure expertise while retaining the problem. Plus there’s some brilliantly humorous moments, like holding Ethan’s new child baby, Rose, in your arms, solely to find she sticks to your left hand.
There’s some trickier factors, after all. Watching cutscenes in VR is an unbelievable novelty at first, however compelled digital camera actions — an enormous VR no no because the early days — shortly makes you queasy and so they occur fairly often.
All-in-all, although, that is simply one of the spectacular and polished VR mods we’ve ever seen, up there with the unbelievable assist for Alien Isolation and The Outer Wilds. Now we are able to solely hope that Capcom learns just a few classes from this unofficial port if/when it lastly decides to deliver Resident Evil 8 (and remaster 7) to PSVR 2 and PC VR. We’ve nonetheless bought our remaining two fingers crossed for that. Lycans bought the remainder of them.
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