Wednesday, 20 September, 2017

Fallout 4 VR, Doom VFR, and Skyrim VR Release Dates Announced

Skyrim, Doom and Fallout 4 get VR release dates Bethesda just revealed the release dates for the VR versions of Fallout 4, Doom, and Skyrim
Clarence Schmidt | 24 August, 2017, 01:44

Instead of being a full conversion of the base game like Skyrim and Fallout, Doom VFR is a brand-new title designed from the ground up for Virtual Reality headsets. Make sure to take regular breaks if you want to keep your eyesight though. This is great news and it goes hand in hand with Bethesda's upcoming releases. "Everybody at id is just thrilled to be bringing DOOM to VR". The company created playable demos of Fallout 4 and Doom in virtual reality, and it confirmed that Fallout 4 VR was in development. The virtual reality editions were announced at E3 2017 earlier this year.

We may learn a bit more about the games this Thursday, when Bethesda's Quakecom 2017 gets underway in Texas. Now, all three games have release dates too, with all three arriving in the holiday season. It's fairly easy to imagine how all three will play in VR, though Doom VFR in particular should be a very intense affair.

Skyrim VR will be the first to roll out on November 17.

KitGuru Says: I'm looking forward to seeing how such a huge game like Fallout 4 handles in VR. And Fallout 4 VR will round out the company's 2017 VR schedule by launching exclusively on the HTC Vive on December 12.

They'll also get to try out Doom VFR when it debuts on December 1, though that game will also launch on the HTC Vive at the same time. Fallout 4 VR will run $60, but there's no word on whether it'll have the same expansion packs as the non-VR one.

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