Will we ever see No Man’s Sky VR on Oculus Quest? That is perhaps right down to the sport’s neighborhood… and the headset’s hardware.
Final week we went alongside to Whats up Video games to see the No Man’s Sky Past replace. It hits this Wednesday, however we acquired to play the VR assist early. We additionally sat down and discuss with the staff’s Sean Murray. We’ll have the complete interview to learn by means of this week however, naturally, we needed to ask about the potential for an Oculus Quest model of the sport, irrespective of how unattainable it could appear.
“I’ve been taking part in it lots, truly, and it’s pretty,” Murray mentioned of Fb’s new standalone headset.
“There’s a future there, proper, for that type of gadget, proper? Individuals have a tendency to think about, once you launch a recreation, and it’s the factor I all the time need to hammer house to individuals, once you launch a recreation that ‘that’s it’.”
He continued, explaining that the staff’s work on the VR model is much from performed. “This is perhaps model 2.zero for the sport, however it’s model 1.zero for VR,” Murray mentioned. “There’s lots that I anticipate individuals will need, and we’re going to see numerous new gamers taking part in numerous alternative ways.”
A lot of these updates will apply to the gameplay itself, however Murray did go away the potential for new hardware on the desk.
“It’s actually laborious to foretell however we’ll comply with that. Whether or not it’s individuals wanting far more controller choices, far more headset choices or no matter. We’ll see. As a result of it’s very a lot a hobbyist area, particularly on PC. There are such a lot of issues which are potential methods for us to go.”
Nonetheless, given Quest’s restricted horsepower No Man’s Sky may by no means match onto the gadget. Murray’s feedback actually recommend it would come to a future, extra highly effective iteration of the gadget, although. For now, No Man’s Sky Past is arriving as a free replace with assist for Rift, Vive, Index and PSVR.