VR Skater Grinds Onto PSVR 2 This June

VR Skater is getting skateboard customization choices and a brand new ‘Mega Ramp’, and it is coming to PSVR 2 this June.

Be aware: This text was up to date with a brand new headline and lede on April 28, reflecting the discharge date announcement. The unique piece with minor changes, printed April 19, continues beneath.

Developed by Deficit Video games, VR Skater was beforehand confirmed for Sony’s new headset in January’s PSVR 2 Showcase alongside MADiSON and Ghosts of Tabor. Introduced by means of a brand new PlayStation Blog, writer Perp Video games revealed the PSVR 2 port makes use of adaptive triggers to “alter stress” and supply “the feeling of resistance” when steering in-game. A brand-new Mega Ramp was additionally revealed, which you’ll see in motion beneath:

Customizable skateboards have been additionally showcased, which characteristic adjustable decks, vans, wheels, and grip tapes unlocked by finishing challenges and leveling up in-game. These grow to be out there after unlocking the Print Pill, which helps you to add customized textures into VR Skater that may be positioned in any association.

We loved ourselves throughout our VR Skater preview on PC VR in 2021. Although we thought of it tough to be taught, we believed VR Skater presents “an actual sense of the pace concerned with the game” that flatscreen video games cannot seize fairly so nicely.

I’m not but positive, although, if VR Skater is a bit too tough for its personal good. Bits of it undoubtedly appear that manner, however different bits of it are actually fairly sensible… Even with out spending a lot time making an attempt to grasp the sport’s catalog of tips, it’s immensely rewarding to gun it down the course with a way of confidence I’ve by no means actually achieved in actual skateboarding.

VR Skater arrives on PSVR 2 on June 21, 2023 and a PC VR model is accessible now by way of Steam early entry.