Detail emerging on Sniper Elite VR

by: Rob -
More On: Sniper Elite VR

Maybe it's just me, but I think this has the potential to be really good. Sniper Elite games tend to be really good, and while the crew at Rebellion could easily have just ported that into VR, the video below really shows the lengths they are going to make Sniper Elite VR a true first rate VR experience. All the while working hard to maintain the key elements from the franchise like bullet cam and all the trappings and intensity of the carefully placed shots of sniper combat. I love the way they aren't forgetting about the PSVR Aim Controller too. I've played vr shooters where everything feels great with the handguns but gets very loosey goosey as soon as you try and manipulate a two handed weapon and incorporating the aim controller could actually push PSVR above the bigger badder headsets in my mind for a true sniping experience.

New story, new mission, new experience, new medium: I'm very happy for what I'm seeing here for Sniper Elite VR and only wish we had a release date rather than "coming soon." But if we're honest and realize the effort they are putting in to making this a standalone success then that soon is certainly going to be farther away than I'd like. However, it is important to bear in mind that this is way more detail than we had last time we were talking about Sniper Elite VR back in March when it was but a whisper. Here's to hoping good things come to those who wait...


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