One of many VR sport reveals that appeared throughout in the present day’s State of Play occasion is Metro: Awakening VR. This new title within the Metro world is developed by Vertigo Video games, the creators of Arizona Sunshine and The seventh Visitor VR. It’s additionally created in collaboration with Deep Silver and is impressed by Dmitry Glukhovsky’s unique novels. It launches on PlayStation VR2 someday in 2024.
In response to Vertigo, and as its title may suggest, its set in 2028, earlier than the occasions of Metro 2033. As a substitute of sequence stalwart Artyom, the participant character is Serdar, who’s searching for his spouse within the metro tunnels. It options the same old Metro staples, together with deteriorating air filters, restricted bullets and dim lighting by way of headlamp.
Samar Louwe, Vertigo’s affiliate sport director, stated the sport makes use of PS VR2’s haptic suggestions techniques within the controllers and headset to simulate a number of the sport’s sensations. This contains reloading, pulling triggers and getting hit by bullets. Louwe added, “It’s nuances like these that push the extent of immersion in VR even additional on a visceral stage.”
Louwe additionally added that Vertigo has been engaged on Awakening in collaboration with Deep Silver for two-and-a-half years. Deep Silver is the writer behind the Metro: Final Gentle, Metro Exodus and Metro 2033 Redux. Supposedly a sequel to the final sport within the sequence, Exodus, is in improvement at 4A Video games, the developer of the non-VR Metro titles.
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