Owlchemy Labs reveals hand-tracking VR sport at Gamescom

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Owlchemy Labs at present revealed a brand new, unnamed undertaking at Gamescom — a VR-based multiplayer title that options controller-less hand monitoring. The corporate revealed the title in a brief teaser trailer that includes three gamers.

In line with Owlchemy, the sport is constructed from the bottom up with hand-tracking in thoughts. It would function “quirky characters [and] wealthy interactivity,” says the corporate. It would reveal extra particulars in regards to the undertaking within the coming months.

Devon Reimer, CEO of Owlchemy Labs, mentioned in a press release, “Hand monitoring has offered an unprecedented stage of communication between gamers. Bundle this new expertise with gamers experiencing our quirky worlds with buddies and you’ve got all of the components for a magical VR expertise. Since Cosmonious Excessive’s launch, our studio has almost tripled in dimension. Owlchemy values attempting new issues and our subsequent undertaking places us ready to push VR ahead to new heights.”

Andrew Eiche, Owlchemy COO, added, “The primary time we noticed and used our personal palms in VR we realized that is the way forward for the platform. Hand monitoring lowers the barrier of entry into VR, making video games extra accessible and intuitive to extra folks. Taking part in video games is far more enjoyable if you’re utilizing your precise physique because the controller. Ever since we launched Job Simulator, VR gamers have been requesting a multiplayer sport from Owlchemy. Our subsequent undertaking lets buddies benefit from the basic Owlchemy expertise collectively, with hand monitoring opening the door to a complete new world of VR interactions.”

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