Microsoft has been teasing us for awhile with the Halo franchise and the chance of being ported over to the VR platform. They’ve labored on a few small immersive experiences previously however immediately, Microsoft has confirmed that we are going to be seeing the favored first individual shooter make its approach into VR.
Working with 343 industries, Microsoft plans on bringing the brand new Halo VR sport to their Home windows blended reality platform and the a number of VR headsets which might be set to launch this vacation season. “It’s my pleasure to let that we’re working with 343 Industries to carry future Halo experiences into blended reality,” stated Alex Kipman, a technical fellow at Microsoft. “We are not providing specifics right now, but it is going to be a lot of fun to work with them.”
Above, you possibly can see all of the titles and experiences that’ll be making its technique to the Home windows blended reality platform and Halo is without doubt one of the listed VR games in the interim.
Microsoft hasn’t confirmed but whether or not the Halo VR sport will likely be launched with a full storyline or if it’ll be launched with a teaser like experience demoed at E3 2015. Additionally they haven’t clarified it there will likely be extra experience than one, which is definitely a chance.
There are sufficient VR games on the market to get an understanding on how a Halo VR sport would look it’s was being launched as a primary individual shooter sport. The primary state of affairs might be one thing like Lone Echo the place we see excessive quantities of details and storytelling to the sport. Whereas the sport itself isn’t a taking pictures sport, it demonstrates the energy in high quality content material, detail, and gameplay supplied from an enormous studio. The experience can even provide locomotion motion which many individuals want relating to a FPS sport in VR.
The second state of affairs will be one thing like Robo Recall the place we have now teleportation based mostly motion and see journey the world by pointing your controller. This affords the likelihood to cut back movement illness because the Home windows blended reality headsets are rumored to be much less highly effective than the present Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.
Microsoft has been in a position to launch a number of kinds of genres from the Halo franchise so the upcoming Halo VR sport might simply be one thing we’re not anticipating. Solely time will inform. Keep tuned as we get some extra updates concerning the upcoming title.