Bethesda Softworks has announced through the official PlayStation blog that the next March 29 will go on sale Doom 3: VR Edition, a version of the classic shooter completely redesigned to adapt to virtual reality. In principle it has been reported that being available for PS VR, the headset PS4 that is also compatible with PS5.
Doom 3: VR Edition includes both the base game and expansions Resurrection of Evil Y The Lost Mission, all redesigned to take advantage of the possibilities of the Sony virtual reality headset: “Discover the secrets of the profane experiments of the UAC, Encounter amazing monstrosities in claustrophobic environments and wield an arsenal of iconic weapons (and even otherworldly) “. You can see the example thriller of the project under these lines.
Gameplay improvements, but also graphics and sound
By adapting the original to make it a VR experience, new forms of play have been added that were not available in the 2004 title: we will be able to peek around corners, tilt our shots using the motion controls, perform quick 180 turns to face the monsters that stalk us stealthily and also we will have a kind of immersive bracelet what can we do for control our health, armor and ammunition that we have left.
In addition to adapting the game to virtual reality, its managers have taken the opportunity to give the game a facelift. Doom 3 original and have added visual and sound enhancements: “With new textures, shaders and sound effects as you survive against the forces of hell through more than 15 hours of breathtaking action. “
This announcement was the first of a PS VR Spotlight that Sony announced today by surprise. On the official PlayStation blog they warn that they will launch six new announcements, one every half hour, so be careful.
For its part, Bethesda Softworks has shared a galley with images in-game of Doom 3: VR Edition. You can see them all at the end of this news.