The Oculus Rift is edging closer to hitting shelves in Q1 2016 which means that consumers will be able to get their hands on top of the range VR technology.
Various games announced for the VR technology mentioned at the conference included, Gunfire Games’ Chronos and Insomniac’s Edge of Nowhere. Various other games reported were Damaged Core from High Voltage, VR Sports Challenge from Sanzaru Games, Esper from Coatsing, and a version of Aimerch for VR from Carbon.
The VR teach company will also be pushing $10 million towards helping independent game developers fully realize their projects in an indie development accelerator fund.
New gameplay trailers were also highlighted at the conference for CCP’s EVE Valkyrie and Playful’s Lucky Tail. Industry giants Square Enix, Read at Dawn, 4A Games, and Signal Studios are reportedly working on titles.
After announcing that the company will be shipping a wireless Xbox One controller during an Oculus Rift pre-E3 press conference. Founder Palmer Luckey at the end of the event showcased the Oculus Touch, a device which can be held in each hand.
Luckey commented: “We see virtual reality input coming in lots of different forms.”
“One of the first things that a lot of people do [in VR] is they reach out into this virtual world,” said Luckey. “We wanted to create an input device that actually lets people reach out, that lets those people react with objects in the virtual world.”
“We wanted to deliver hand presence,” said Luckey, “the sense of feeling, as though your virtual hands are actually your real hands.”
Check out the link below for the Oculus VR Reveal trailer, “Step Into the Rift