The successor of the racing simulation DiRT Rally 2.0 by Entwicklerstudio Codemasters will officially be released on February 26 for PC, PS4 and Xbox One. Unlike its predecessor, however, the racing title does not yet include VR support for publication. A fact that is provoked by many VR enthusiasts displeasure, after all, DiRT Rally is considered a popular VR racing game with immersive driving experience. But the call of the community seems to have arrived, because via Twitter announce the responsible persons now the addition of the VR support for the time being however exclusively for Oculus Rift.
DiRT Rally 2.0 – VR support for Oculus Rift will be released in summer 2019
Deploy the steering wheel, put on VR goggles and press the accelerator pedal to thunder immersively over the virtual tarmac – a feel that many VR enthusiasts at DiRT Rally appreciate. Despite possible nausea prepares the VR predecessor of the soon to be released DiRT Rally 2.0 for years, a lot of joy with friends of well-groomed racing. With the release of the upcoming successor in a few weeks many fans of the series wished of course a new edition of this feeling.
A VR support for the final version of the game was initially denied. Based on the feedback from the players, they wanted to make the VR feature dependent, it was said by the official side in 2018. Accordingly, the development studio Codemasters focused initially on the core elements of the game to ensure a smooth gameplay. The support for VR glasses have lower priority.
Now there is news, because via Twitter, the studio announced the addendum of much desired VR support for summer 2019:
– DiRT (@dirtgame) February 8, 2019
With the words, “We heard you, Oculus heard you. DiRT Rally 2.0 + Oculus = this summer … “the Devs promise an exclusive update with VR support for Oculus Rift. Reason for the exclusive rights could be the financing of the VR support by Oculus. However, this has not been confirmed officially.
When the VR feature for PlayStation VR (PSVR) or other PC glasses appears, is not yet fixed.