Eyes on the news announced at Meta Quest Gaming Showcase 2022, the event in which Meta unveiled some of the games that will soon – or almost – be available for the Quest 2 VR headset. Among them, the long-awaited Among Us VR, which has already done a lot of talking about itself. And other titles that Meta will release by the end of 2022, although “there is always a risk that games will be delayed due to the real development challenges”. In any case, what matters is that the company is ready to release many new features for gamers who are passionate about virtual reality. Let’s find out what it is.
Meta Quest Gaming Showcase: all announcements
Apparently, Mark Zuckerberg himself appeared as a special guest on the YouTube livestream to share the news that Ghostbusters VR is coming to the Meta Quest 2 headset. In the game, you will be working outside the Ghostbusters’ headquarters in San Francisco to solve an intriguing mystery, while continuing to hunt down ghosts that roam the city. The title will also include a multiplayer mode, which will allow you to play with up to three friends at the same time. And Zuck could be one of them.
NFL PRO ERA
Ladies and gentlemen, here’s to you first officially licensed NFL game coming to VR. NFL PRO ERA, in fact, will allow you to take on the role of an NFL quarterback, playing a season in your favorite team. Inside the game you will have the opportunity to experience the thrill of playing in one of the official NFL stadiums. And using the multiplayer mode you can have fun playing with or against your friends. “Read the defense, execute the attack and play the plays just like the pros do on Sundays and find out if you have what it takes to compete at the highest level,” so the title was unveiled at the Meta Quest Guest Showcase.
Among Us VR
Among Us it needs no introduction. During the first lockdown the game was so successful that even the representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) streamed game sessions featuring Twitch stars the likes of Pokimane, HasanAbi, and DrLupo. Already in December of last year, therefore, Meta had announced that she would bring the title on her VR viewer. And now the project looks set to become a reality by the end of 2022.
Is there anyone among you fond of noisy and incredibly populated cities? If so, here is the perfect title for you. Cities: VR, in fact, will allow you to build your ideal city and then also to live there virtually. A daydream. Especially considering this was the only game featured at the Meta Quest Gaming Showcase to have a release date. The next April 28in fact, the title will be available in the Quest Store. Ready to try it?
Red Matter 2
After the success of the first chapter, Vertical Robots chose to release a sequel to meet the expectations of the public. Here then comes Red Matter 2, which takes up the plot of the game right where the previous title had left it. So the developers presented the novelty at the Meta Quest Gaming Showcase: “This adventure will take you throughout the solar system, from a base on our moon to a space station orbiting above the rings of Saturn, and beyond. Uncover dark secrets and do your best to stop the spread of red matter and save humanity. Vertical Robot has learned from the lessons learned from the first game, and the result is a longer and more ambitious adventure. Puzzles are still central to Red Matter 2, but the sequel offers more variety with new tools, a more mobile jetpack to help you navigate difficult terrain, and… well, some surprises we wouldn’t want to spoil anytime soon. It’s also a technical tour de force, with one of the most striking graphics seen on Quest 2 to date ”.
Beat Saber: Electronic Mixtape
Fans of electronic music will undoubtedly be delighted with this announcement. Beat Saber will arrive on the Meta Quest 2 headset bringing a series of tracks that EDM enthusiasts won’t be able to say no to. Then get ready for virtual reality in the company of the likes of deadmau5, Pendulum and Marshmello.
Resident Evil 4: The Mercenaries
Not just new titles announced at the Meta Quest Gaming Showcase. On the occasion of the event, in fact, the exclusive debut from the Mercenaries mode in the VR version of Resident Evil 4. This mode, available for free right away, guarantees many bonuses to single players, provided that they are able to unlock them. Seeing is believing.
We close the Meta event announcement review with Bonelab, a game released by the developers of Boneworks. It is an adventure in which players will be required to run, fight, climb and participate in combat missions in which creativity will dominate. Guaranteed support for mod.