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Capcom, Oculus Studios, and Armature Studio have shared new information on the recently announced virtual reality version of Resident Evil 4 for Oculus Quest 2, which is due out later in 2021.

Here are the details, via Oculus Studios:
Building off the core systems from the original and ratcheting up the suspense as only VR can, Resident Evil 4 on Quest 2 will let you play from Leon’s first-person perspective. The Touch controllers will let you interact with the world in a fundamentally new way from how it’s played on console. Weapons and items have been re-engineered as physical objects you can pick up and interact with. You’ll also be able to switch weapons by grabbing them off your body instead of going into a menu, and you can wield separate weapons with each hand.


You’ll still move in first-person by using the analog stick, but Armature has added a full upper-body rig on top of Leon’s character to combine his movement with the dual-handed interactivity achieved with Touch controllers. They’ve even added support for teleportation and room-scale movement, so you can explore the environment however you choose. With plenty of comfort options at your disposal, you can also play through the game comfortably while seated.
Armature is using core elements from the original Resident Evil 4 to drive gameplay and systems, but they’ve remastered art—over 4,500 textures have either been repainted or had their resolution increased. Character animations have been faithfully converted to Unreal Engine 4 and remain untouched from the original source material, and all cutscenes will be presented in their original format.
Stay tuned for more Resident Evil 4 updates on the road to its launch on Quest 2 later this year.
 
This is something I would probably really get a kick out of playing but I really don’t want to buy an Oculus and have my game purchases tied to my goddamn Facebook account.
 
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I would love to see this come to the new VR bundle the PS5 will be getting, whenever the fuck that happens. This and Half Life Alyx.
 
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This sounds sick but I am cautiously optimistic. A lot of Quest 2 games have awful graphics and bland environments. Hopefully it isn't downgraded too bad.
 
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simplified in some areas like the removal of mantling outside windows (seems you just kinda walk through them now)

re4 wii was a similarly cool mod, problem was the improved gunning made the game too easy even at higher difficulties

lady said capcom is reworking the entire game so maybe the encounters will change as a result
 
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I’m excited for this, especially as a big Quest 2 fan.

I hardly think it’ll be the definitive version, but what it will possibly be, is an utterly new, fun way to experience a classic. That is certainly worth at least a playthrough.

I agree with @Tesseract though, what’s up with the Quest lock? Tons of other VR headset owners would love to play this.
 
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Excited for this. I’m fortunate enough to own a quest2 , but I have a feeling we’ll eventually see a native PC version down the road.
 
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Gotta admit I've been super hesitant to jump on the VR train but this sounds pretty fucking rad.

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In VR. Did I change your mind?
 
Gotta admit I've been super hesitant to jump on the VR train but this sounds pretty fucking rad.
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. I played RE7 in it’s entirety, blind and exclusively in VR and it’s one of the best gaming experiences I’ve ever had.
As a VR enthusiast, I wouldn’t want to see flat gaming die out or anything, but once you VR, you’re going to want to see much much more of it.
 
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. I played RE7 in it’s entirety, blind and exclusively in VR and it’s one of the best gaming experiences I’ve ever had.
As a VR enthusiast, I wouldn’t want to see flat gaming die out or anything, but once you VR, you’re going to want to see much much more of it.
Same here. It goes up there with getting Mario 64 for Christmas back in 1996 for me haha.

And that's what makes it such a shame that RE8 won't have VR support at launch, if ever. Can I really wait to play it and avoid footage of it for a year? And that's just assuming it gets VR support, which feels unlikely anyway.
 
And that's what makes it such a shame that RE8 won't have VR support at launch, if ever. Can I really wait to play it and avoid footage of it for a year? And that's just assuming it gets VR support, which feels unlikely anyway.
I just assume they’re waiting for the new one? RE7 on PSVR was enough of a miracle. RE8 seems outright impossible.

I’d be surprised if they didn’t do it. It was so well-received. Unless it didn’t translate to actual sales?
 
I just assume they’re waiting for the new one? RE7 on PSVR was enough of a miracle. RE8 seems outright impossible.

I’d be surprised if they didn’t do it. It was so well-received. Unless it didn’t translate to actual sales?
Perhaps that is a better way forward short term for franchises looking at how to VR. Take beloved classics and give it a VR treatment
 
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Perhaps that is a better way forward short term for franchises looking at how to VR. Take beloved classics and give it a VR treatment
I hope RE8 VR happens, but yeah. As an aside, these older games can translate well to the demands of VR, even a mainstream, low-cost headset like the Quest 2.

That’d be an interesting thread. What classics should be remade in VR? 🤔
 
I hope RE8 VR happens, but yeah. As an aside, these older games can translate well to the demands of VR, even a mainstream, low-cost headset like the Quest 2.

That’d be an interesting thread. What classics should be remade in VR? 🤔
Cod4, Halo CE, Need for Speed Most Wanted.
 
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