Looking to play any of Ubisoft’s forthcoming virtual reality (VR) titles online? Your opponent, or partner might not be on the same head-mounted display (HMD). They might not even be on the same base system. Revealed today on the Ubisoft Blog, the games publisher has revealed that not only will Eagle Flight allow Oculus Rift and HTC Vive players to battle each other, but PlayStation VR users will also be able to join the fun. Taking the console VR vs PC VR argument to the battleground that is the skies above the ruins of Paris.
This itself is only a first step however, with cross-platform gameplay coming to Ubisoft’s other VR titles. Star Trek: Bridge Crew and Werewolves Within “from launch”.
Speaking on the Ubisoft Blog, David Votypka, the Senior Creative Director at Red Storm Entertainment (developers of Star Trek: Bridge Crew explained how it all came about.
“Making our VR titles cross-platform has been a goal of ours from the start and we’re happy to announce that Eagle Flight, Werewolves Within, and Star Trek: Bridge Crew will be playable cross-platform on PSVR, Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive. Our games feature a strong multiplayer experiences, so letting friends play together regardless of which headset they own will enhance the social nature of our games and let them be played the way we envisioned.”
VRFocus will bring you more information about Ubisoft’s VR line-up as the additional platforms and titles are released.