Onward, the first-person mil-sim shooter for PC VR, is heading to Quest sooner or later—that’s what Downpour Interactive founder Dante Buckley introduced again on the ESL VR League Season three championship earlier this month. Now, Buckley says the studio is at the moment additionally growing Onward to be cross-play appropriate with PC VR headsets too.
In a video highlight with VR League (linked beneath), Buckley introduced that the complete shopper launch of Onward will function customized maps, and map constructing instruments so customers can recreate no matter maps they’ve at all times needed to play within the team-based shooter.
Buckley additional says that Onward will even function a rating system, one thing the Early Entry recreation has lacked despite its devoted fanbase. Onward at the moment provides help for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Valve Index.
It’s unsure how Downpour will implement cross-play between Quest and PC VR headsets and whether or not the customized map builder can be accessible on all platforms. In distinction to the VR shooter Pavlov, which can be consequently headed to Quest, Onward’s fist-party map builder may assist be sure that the whole recreation is playable for all platforms. Pavlov depends on Steam Workshop for its user-generated content material, which might essentially fragment the maps accessible to its playerbase.
We’ve requested Downpour for touch upon how the map builder will work between Quest and PC VR, and can replace this piece once we hear again.