Beloved loot shooter Borderlands 2 is getting a really stunning PlayStation VR port.
Let’s get the (doubtlessly) dangerous information out of the way in which first. According to the announcement from 2K, the VR model of Borderlands 2 goes to be a single-player solely recreation. Considering how a lot enjoyable it’s to play Borderlands 2 with your mates, that is going to return as considerably of a blow to some followers of the unique expertise.
The excellent news is that this model of the sport is being developed by Borderlands 2 developer Gearbox. That means you possibly can count on the identical degree of polish that we noticed within the authentic model of Borderlands 2 in addition to a lot of the identical content material. So far as we will inform based mostly on the knowledge accessible to this point, nothing important has been reduce from the VR model of this title. Of course, we doubt that this construct will embody all the content material featured within the recreation’s quite a few (and infrequently wonderful) DLC releases.
What we will inform you is that the PSVR model of Borderlands 2 will benefit from the capabilities of the VR medium in some attention-grabbing methods. For occasion, all car sections within the recreation will now play out in first-person (the sport beforehand modified to third-person whenever you obtained in a car). You’ll additionally have the ability to benefit from the “teleportation” system we see in lots of VR video games, however may even have the ability to management your character’s actions as regular by way of joysticks.
Interestingly, this VR model of the sport may even give all lessons the flexibility to decelerate time throughout fight. It’s not clear if this potential is one way or the other associated to limitations of the VR fight system, or whether it is simply one thing that Gearbox felt like including to the sport because of the manner it’ll improve fight.
In any case, you possibly can count on to play Borderlands 2 on PSVR when it launches on December 14th. Gearbox has not confirmed whether or not they have any plans to carry the VR model of Borderlands 2 to every other VR units.
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