Bethesda Is Going All-In On Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality has been a reasonable success and games like Resident Evil 7 prove that it can work in some capacity with games that work with or without VR. Bethesda seems to agree, announcing two brand new virtual reality experiences today at their E3 2017 press conference.

The first, Doom VFR, lets players immerse themselves in a UAC Facility on Mars as well as the depths of Hell itself. Said to include “intense combat” and “puzzle-solving”, you’ll play as a cybernetic survivor of sorts who must fight invaders of the UAC facility.  Basically, you’re playing as Robocop shortly before the events of the base Doom game.

The second, Fallout VR, is a modified experience which features revamped combat, crafting and building systems to better take advantage of virtual reality control methods. While it’s based on Fallout 4, Bethesda promises the full game will be playable.

Doom VFR is coming to both HTC Vive and PlayStation VR, whereas Fallout 4 VR is only coming to the HTC Vive at this stage.

UPDATE: Amazon has listed Doom VFR for just $30 (US).