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Owlchemy Labs revealed a brand new, unnamed challenge at Gamescom at present — a VR-based multiplayer title that options controller-less hand monitoring. The corporate revealed the title in a brief teaser trailer that includes three gamers.
In keeping with Owlchemy, the sport is constructed from the bottom up with hand-tracking in thoughts. It’s going to function “quirky characters [and] wealthy interactivity,” says the corporate. It’s going to reveal extra particulars concerning the challenge within the coming months.
Devon Reimer, CEO of Owlchemy Labs, mentioned in a press release, “Hand monitoring has supplied an unprecedented degree of communication between gamers. Bundle this new expertise with gamers experiencing our quirky worlds with buddies and you’ve got all of the elements for a magical VR expertise. Since Cosmonious Excessive’s launch, our studio has almost tripled in measurement. Owlchemy values attempting new issues and our subsequent challenge places us ready to push VR ahead to new heights.”
Andrew Eiche, Owlchemy COO, added, “The primary time we noticed and used our personal arms in VR we realized that is the way forward for the platform. Hand monitoring lowers the barrier of entry into VR, making video games extra accessible and intuitive to extra individuals. Enjoying video games is rather more enjoyable if you’re utilizing your precise physique because the controller. Ever since we launched Job Simulator, VR gamers have been requesting a multiplayer sport from Owlchemy. Our subsequent challenge lets buddies benefit from the basic Owlchemy expertise collectively, with hand monitoring opening the door to a complete new world of VR interactions.”
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