All Announced at Meta Quest Gaming Showcase 2023 | Digital Trends

June’s first big game showcase is here, and it gave us a glimpse into what’s next for games made for the Meta Quest family of VR headsets. It was also a major showcase, as the Meta Quest Pro came out last year with very modest results, the metaverse idea is fading in its relevance, and the Meta Quest 3 headset is due out this fall. During this showcase, Meta sought to restate why people should bother owning one of its VR headsets.

It did this mainly by revealing VR follow-ups to popular IPs. Games like Samba de Amigo, The Seventh GuestAND Bullet storm are redone in VR. Meanwhile, known IP as Stranger Things, Attack on TitanAND Assassin’s Creed they are also making the leap to VR and as a sequel to Asgards Wrath is in the works. A lot was revealed during the preshow and the actual showcase, so I’ve rounded up all that was revealed for you right here.

Meta Quest 2023 game showcase

Samba de Amigo is coming to VR

Samba de Amigo | Announcement Trailer | Meta Quest 2+3+Pro

Saw Samba de Amigo revival will be released for Switch in August, but will also receive a VR version of the Meta Quest headsets. Samba de Amigo: party powerhouses the rhythm game experience seems to adapt surprisingly well to VR, with players using Meta Quest controllers to shake their maracas and strike poses. Samba de Amigo will be released for Meta Quest 2 this fall and is now available for pre-order on the Meta Quest Store.

The 7th Guest is redone in VR

7th VR Guest | Announcement Trailer | Meta Quest 2+3+Pro

The seventh guest was one of the first iconic PC games that helped promote the popularity of CD-ROMs and left a clear mark on the adventure game genre. Now, Vertigo Games is redoing The seventh guest in VR, with the exploration of the house as a virtual space replacing the interactive movie feel of the original. The seventh guest will be released for Meta Quest 2 and Meta Quest Pro later this year.

Stranger Things VR game lets you take control of Vecna

Stranger Things VR | Game trailer | Meta Quest 2+3+Pro

We’ve also had our first look extended to Stranger Things VR during the show. Let’s see what it’s like to play the role of Vecna, the villain of the Netflix shows of the last two seasons, as he explores the Upside Down and tries to get his way and bribe Hawkins. It should give us a better idea of ​​exactly how Vecna ​​orchestrated the events of Stranger things first three seasons and reveals more of his backstory both at Hawkins Lab and when he was banished to the Upside Down by Eleven. Stranger Things VR is slated for release this fall for Meta Quest 2, 3, and Pro and is expected to carry fans through to season 5, which has been delayed due to the writers’ strike.

Bulletstorm VR has been announced

Bullet Storm | Announcement Trailer | Meta Quest 2+3+Pro

One of the more surprising announcements of the show was that Bullet storm it’s coming back as a VR game. People Can Fly, the developers of the original 2011 fast-paced shooter, are working with Green Hill VR developer Incuvo to adapt FPS for PC and consoles to virtual reality. As Resident Evil 4 before it, this is a classic, albeit a cult classic, that players will be able to experience from a new perspective in VR. It will be released for Meta Quest 2, 3 and Pro later this year.

Asgards Wrath 2 will launch this winter

Wrath of Asgard 2 | Official Gameplay Intro Trailer | Meta Quest 2+3+Pro

As a final reveal of the show, Sanzaru Games Wrath of Asgard 2sequel to one of the most critically acclaimed VR games. Its announcement trailer featured a heavy dose of gameplay, highlighting its intense combat, some puzzles, huge boss fights, and the new Eygpt environment. An extended gameplay look after its reveal trailer went into even more detail, showcasing the new mount system, Godscale puzzles, some of the heroes players can take control of, weapon customization, a mode of infinitely replayable dungeon crawling and more. Those who pre-order will receive a copy of the original Wrath of Asgarda home environment sandsea, an Wrath of Asgard 2themed character and title in Population One, and some in-game items when the sequel finally releases. Wrath of Asgard 2 will be released in winter 2023.

All the rest

  • I expect you to die 3: Gear in the machine got a new trailer and is now available for pre-order.
  • Schell Games also revealed Silent Slayer: Vault of the Vampirea stealth horror game.
  • Ghostbusters: The Rise of the Lord of Ghosts has a new trailer.
  • Physics-based brawler WASTE has been revealed by Racket: Nx One developer Hamsa.
  • A new version of He was NFL Pro will arrive this year with new modes, features and roster updates.
  • Racquet club has a new trailer.
  • Vampire: The Justice Masquerade has been announced and will be released this fall for Meta Quest 2 and 3.
  • Procedurally generated dungeon crawler The dungeons of eternity has been announced and will be released later this year.
  • Arizona sun 2which was revealed at the PlayStation Showcase in May, will also release for Meta Quest 2 later this year.
  • Attack on Titan VR: Indestructible has a new trailer.
  • THE Assassin’s Creed VR game got the title Assassin’s Creed: Nexus VR. Find out more about it during the Ubisoft Forward event on June 12th.

Pre-show announcements

  • No more rainbows is now available on the Meta Quest Store.
  • Small towns Sandbox Update will allow players to create island cities later this month.
  • SWERY has revealed a deadly Poker VR game called Game of Death hotel.
  • Ghost Signal: A Stellaris Games the free Fleet Expansion update was revealed and launched today.
  • Minigolf walk is getting a Journey to the Center of the Earth course on June 8, an Exploding kittens crossover in July and iOS crossplay support later this summer.
  • After you Update 1.11 will add new weapons, improve graphical fidelity, and revamp the killhouse and shooting range this summer.
  • Demeo PvP spinoffs Demeo Battles has a new trailer.
  • The puzzle shooter We Are One is available today for Meta Quest 2 and Meta Quest Pro.
  • PowerWash VR simulator was announced for Meta Quest 2 and Meta Quest Pro. It will be released later this year.

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