Oculus Gaming Showcase 2021: All The Major Announcements At One Place
The first Oculus Gaming Showcase featured new trailers and game announcements. So, Here is a short recap of all the most important announcements of the Oculus Gaming Showcase 2021
The Oculus Gaming Showcase took place a few hours ago and Oculus and Facebook used this event to present new games and expansions for current titles. We have summarized all announcements for you.
In the Embedded video, you can see the complete show from last night. However, if you just want to get a quick overview, then just read on.
Oculus Gaming Showcase 2021:
- 1. Pistol Whip – Smoke & Thunder and The Concierge
- 2. Multiplayer update for Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sister
- 3. Lone Echo II Confirmed Coming In Summer 2021
- 4. Resident Evil 4 VR
- 5. Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge – Part II
- 6. Star Wars Pinball VR
- 7. I Expect You To Die 2 coming to the Quest and Rift platforms
- 8. Carve Snowboarding is coming to Oculus Quest
- 9. After The Fall VR
- 10. Freestyle Expansion Pack for The Climb 2 is out today
- 11. Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife
- 12. The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners Aftershocks Update
Pistol Whip – Smoke & Thunder and The Concierge: New campaign in the wild west
After Pistol Whip 2089, a new campaign appears for the rhythm shooter , this time in a Western setting . Smoke & Thunder consists of five scenes and tells the story of two sisters and their explosive adventures in the Wild West.
The update for Pistol Whip will be released along with “The Concierge,” which will unlock full customization of the Pistol Whip avatars. Apparently endless combinations of weapons and modifiers should allow each level to refine one’s own style of play.
Pistol Whip: Smoke & Thunder and The Concierge is coming to the Quest and Rift platforms this summer.
Multiplayer update for Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sister
You can now play Warhammer cooperatively with the Oculus Quest.
The update Last Bastion for the first-person shooter, which brought a horde mode, was only recently released. Now it has been given a co-op mode and two new cards. And The cooperative mode is only available in Horde mode.
Oculus also announced that Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sister is coming soon to the Rift platform, with support for cross-buy and cross-play.
Lone Echo II Confirmed Coming In Summer 2021
Jack and Liv return in Lone Echo II, out this summer on the Rift platform and on the Quest platform for those who play with Oculus Link or Air Link .
With all the main features of Lone Echo, the sequel takes you back to Saturn to explore a vast world in zero gravity, use high-tech tools to overcome challenges and uncover the mysteries of the distant future. The following trailer shows new game scenes.
Resident Evil 4 VR
In Capcom ‘s Resident Evil Showcase last week, fans found out that Resident Evil 4 is coming to VR exclusively for Quest 2, and today they got to see exciting new footage and learn more about the game.
Building on the core systems of the original and increasing its immersion as only VR can, Resident Evil 4 on Quest 2 will allow you to play first-person from Leon’s perspective.
Accordingly, more than 4,500 textures have been revised and the upper body of the protagonist Leon Kennedy and his hands have been re-animated to take into account the interactivity that virtual reality brings into play.
Resident Evil 4 will appear exclusively for Oculus Quest 2 later this year. The new trailer gives you important insights into the game.
Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge – Part II
ILMxLAB is working hard on the next chapter of Star Wars: Tales From the Galaxy’s Edge, which expands the main adventure and will contain two more legendary Tales for fans.
Today, one of the characters you can meet in Part II has been revealed: Dok-Ondar, a visitor from the Den of Antiquities.
The studio has also released a brand new concept image featuring the mysterious Ithorian and his translation droid.
Keep your eyes peeled for more details as we await launch later in the year. The expansion will be released for the Quest platform later this year.
Star Wars Pinball VR
Star Wars Pinball VR releases on the Quest, PSVR and SteamVR platforms next week. As part of the Oculus Gaming Showcase, a new video has been released that takes you behind the scenes of game development.
Mark your calendar: Star Wars Pinball VR is out on April 29th.
I Expect You To Die 2 coming to the Quest and Rift platforms
Schell Games is returning with a sequel to its popular spy-themed VR puzzle, I Expect You To Die.
I Expect You To Die 2: The Spy and the Liar takes you on brand new missions to sabotage Zoraxis’ next plan. The game will be released for Quest and Rift later this year and will keep the basic principle of the first part.
Carve Snowboarding is coming to Oculus Quest
1080 ° Snowboarding has redefined the genre of extreme sports games. Now, creator Giles Goddard returns with Chuhai Labs to bring you a modern take on the Nintendo 64 classic: Carve Snowboarding.
Carve Snowboarding is the only new title introduced at the Oculus Gaming Showcase.
After The Fall VR
Vertigo Games has been bringing entertainment to VR gamers for years with Arizona Sunshine. Now they are preparing to take the VR world by storm once again, with the Four Player Cooperative First Person Shooter After the Fall.
Vertigo Games has announced After the Fall for Oculus Quest. The version for Oculus Quest will appear at the same time as the previously announced versions for PC-VR and PlayStation-VR in summer 2021, and each will support cross-platform multiplayer options.
There’s also a brand new gameplay trailer to watch.
Freestyle Expansion Pack for The Climb 2 is out today
The Climb 2, Crytek’s recent sequel to the VR classic The Climb, launches the Freestyle Expansion Pack which be released in two parts with a total of 12 levels.
Today’s update will introduce six new levels that you will be playable in both “Casual” and “Professional” modes.
Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife
The horror game from Fast Travel Games (Apex Construct, The Curious Tale of the Stolen Pets) is out today for the Quest and Rift platforms.
Set in the World of Darkness, Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife is an exploration horror game that will be released tomorrow on the Quest and Rift platforms
Are you ready to solve the mystery of the Barclay Mansion? Find out tomorrow on the Quest and Rift platforms
The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners Aftershocks Update
Last but not least, the next steps for The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners, the action-horror experience by Skydance Interactive, have been shared.
The Aftershocks update was unveiled at the Oculus Gaming Showcase and will be released on May 20th and will bring a lot of new story content for the Quest and Rift versions.
What was your favorite moment from Oculus’ first Gaming Showcase? Let us know in the comments below!