Don’t fear, Downpour Interactive hasn’t forgotten in regards to the Onward Oculus Quest port it promised practically a 12 months in the past.
Onward was confirmed to be coming to Fb’s standalone VR headset in mid-2019, simply after the equipment’s launch. We’d assumed that that may have made it a 2019 window sport, however the developer has really been fairly quiet in regards to the Quest model since. An replace this week offered us with a bit of extra readability.
“We all know you might be anxiously ready on information, and we’re working very onerous to get you a Quest port that not solely runs properly and retains Onwards core gameplay and really feel, however a port that appears Wonderful,” the studio wrote in its month-to-month replace weblog. “We’re actively alpha testing, and can quickly be in beta testing, by which we are going to introduce extra QA testers from the neighborhood.”
Not solely that, however the developer offered an up to date Improvement Timeline that tells us just a few issues about Onward’s roadmap. First up, the subsequent replace for the sport might be a bug repair and efficiency patch. Following that would be the Quest launch which, on the identical time, will see Downpour begin engaged on an replace that can convey the PC VR model of the sport out of Early Entry.
The workforce’s additionally engaged on a Participant Ranks replace and, in fact, new gamemodes and content material, that are the furthest down on the record of priorities proper now. No precise timelines got for any of those updates, nevertheless it’s good to know no less than what order they’ll arrive in.
We’ll hold our eye out for extra Onward Oculus Quest information, then. Within the meantime, let’s all get a bit extra apply in on PC, we could?
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