House Junkies, the upcoming Unreal Event-style VR shooter from Ubisoft Montpellier, is headed to all main VR platforms immediately, March 26th.
Replace (March 26th, 2019): House Junkies is about to launch on all platforms quickly. It’s already reside on the PlayStation Retailer. Each Steam and Oculus variations seem like fast in tow. The sport prices $40, and consists of cross-platform multiplayer for all supported platforms.
The unique article asserting the March 26th launch date follows under.
Unique Article (February 12th, 2019): Initially House Junkies was solely introduced as a PCVR title, though now Ubisoft says PSVR customers can get in on the enjoyable too, albeit utilizing utilizing a Dualshock four controller. The studio makes no point out of PS Transfer, which is a bit unusual contemplating the sport’s chaotic, freewheeling nature and emphasis on each object interplay and communication through hand gestures.
Contemplating PSVR and PCVR have little or no crossover in relation to on-line multiplayer, it could be a moot level so far as competitors is anxious. Cross-platform multiplayer hasn’t been confirmed no less than for PSVR and the PCVR variations.
Final week the studio introduced that House Junkies was coming to 100+ VR arcades later this month, which can function a potent advertising technique, interesting to would-be VR eSports gamers searching for the following Echo Fight (2018).
The potential for a bustling on-line group is positioned squarely within the palms of Ubisoft nonetheless. Content material updates, bug fixes, and promotional occasions are all necessary parts of retaining gamers engaged, one thing the studio has did not do with most of its VR video games excluding Star Trek: Bridge Crew (2017), which obtained it newest content material replace in Summer season 2018; on-line multiplayer video games Werewolves Inside (2016) and Eagle Flight (2016) have principally languished within the meantime.
We went hands-on with House Junkies at E3 final yr, and it’s confirmed to be a extremely polished taking pictures expertise paying homage to zero-G model of Unreal Event, albeit with extra ‘Y’ to the ‘XYZ’ of conventional multiplayer shooter arenas. If that tickles your latent Unreal itch, try a full match in closed beta to see simply what’s in retailer.