Following Altair Breaker, Thirdverse has revealed X8, a tactical 5v5 VR shooter coming to Quest 2 and PC VR.
It’s been a crowded week for VR shooters. First, we had Breachers from Triangle Manufacturing unit, which seemingly affords a VR tackle Rainbow Six Siege. Then we had Firewall Extremely, First Contact Leisure’s PSVR 2 unique sequel to 2018’s Firewall Zero Hour. Now, we’ve acquired X8, however in contrast to the opposite two, Thirdverse has taken the hero shooter strategy as a substitute, just like Larcenauts.
X8 presents a fictional crossover, seeing a digital cataclysm drive quite a few up to date shooters right into a reboot, with every hero united by a typical recreation engine. Competing throughout a number of maps, they’ll combat to revive their unique worlds, splitting into 5v5 on-line groups with as much as 16 rounds.
Each hero makes use of three skills with customizable skills and loadouts, alongside unique weapons and particular gadgets. Because the attackers, you’ll want to position a detonation system referred to as ‘The Extrapolator’, whereas defenders have to disrupt deployment. Up to now, Thirdverse has solely confirmed the one recreation mode however indicated that “a number of recreation modes are deliberate for the long run.”
Marking Thirdverse’s third VR recreation, X8 follows on from on-line multiplayer Swords of Gargantua – which is being taken offline on September 30 – and sword-fighting title Altair Breaker. There’s no pricing particulars introduced but however X8 launches this winter on Meta Quest 2 and PC VR by way of Steam
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