'Rock Band VR' will solely allow you to shred guitar
Abandon all hope, ye Rock Banders who stay to bang on the drums, lovingly ‘pluck’ that bass or croon such as you’re America’s subsequent prime somebody — for now, at the least. In line with UploadVR, developer Harmonix has confirmed that its upcoming Rock Band VR for Oculus Rift will solely be playable with the guitar. Harmonix had hinted as a lot this previous March once we attended a Rift preview occasion, saying that help for these three different devices would doubtless be left off the desk. Nevertheless it looks like the trouble to place the “band” again collectively in VR was simply too difficult for the developer’s first Rift effort. As an alternative, Harmonix has determined to good the immersive expertise utilizing solely the guitar, which requires a clip-on Oculus Contact controller to trace its placement within the digital area.
Although the Rift’s now out within the wild for anybody with deep pockets and a suitable PC, there is no phrase on when Rock Band VR shall be launched. However, contemplating how integral Contact is to the expertise, you’ll be able to financial institution on seeing it launch someday within the second half of this yr when Oculus brings that controller to market. Solely then will you get the prospect to shred in VR.