After a string of main releases from Oculus Studios which have garnered so-so receptions, Asgard’s Wrath has damaged the chain as essentially the most critically acclaimed title from the writer since 2017’s Lone Echo.
As anybody with a VR headset will let you know, nice VR video games are exhausting to return by. So any time one thing new comes alongside that basically feels compelling, it’s a giant deal. For its half, Fb has been making essential investments in VR content material as a writer underneath the Oculus Studios banner. Sadly, enough funding isn’t the one ingredient wanted to make an important VR recreation, and whereas Oculus Studios has introduced a sequence of ‘should play’ titles to fruition, the previous few years of its main releases haven’t been as impactful.
Launched earlier this month, Asgard’s Wrath has damaged that string, turning into essentially the most critically acclaimed Oculus Studios title since 2017’s Lone Echo, in keeping with evaluation aggregator Metacritic, which exhibits the sport averaging 89 factors out of 100 throughout 10 evaluations from critics. Whereas this might change as extra evaluations are printed, presently the rating ties Asgard’s Wrath with Lone Echo as the perfect rated main launch from Oculus Studios in keeping with its Metacritic rating.
Right here’s a have a look at the foremost Oculus Studios releases from Lone Echo till Asgard’s Wrath, and their aggregated evaluation scores in keeping with Metacritic:
The 89 level common places Asgard’s Wrath only one level beneath what’s, to our data, the perfect rated VR title with 10 or extra critic evaluations on Metacritic, Astro Bot: Rescue Mission which has averaged 90 of 100 factors throughout 50 evaluations. Whereas solely at 6 critic evaluations, the PC model of Beat Saber has managed 93 of 100.
Gamers appear largely in settlement with critics on Asgard’s Wrath, with the sport managing a four.6 of 5 stars over 900+ Oculus consumer evaluations (which might convert to 92 on a 100 level scale).
Asgard’s Wrath has set the stage for a string of upcoming Oculus Studios releases:
Phantom: Covert Ops
Medal of Honor: Above and Past
Lone Echo II