Sairento developer Combined Realms has delayed its upcoming darkish fantasy fight recreation, Hellsweeper VR, into subsequent yr.
Initially aiming for This fall 2022 on PC VR, with a Quest 2 model arriving later, Combined Realms has postponed Hellsweeper VR’s launch till Q2 2023. The studio suggested this resolution will “give our crew enough time to ship a recreation that meets our imaginative and prescient.”
Elaborating additional, Combined Realms confirmed that it desires to ship “a sturdy and stable roguelike VR expertise with many maps, enemy sorts, customizable abilities bolstered by an enormous collection of traits, and extra.” Claiming this requires “a number of rounds of polish” for balancing and optimization, that would be the crew’s focus within the subsequent few months. You possibly can learn the entire assertion under:
An vital message from the Hellsweeper crew.
— Hellsweeper VR (@HellsweeperVR) November 7, 2022
We had favorable impressions of the Hellsweeper demo at Gamescom 2022. “The extreme motion system feels acceptable for the fast-paced, hectic nature of the fight, and I’m certain there’s gamers who received’t be delay,” we stated in our Hellsweeper preview. “It simply received’t be an expertise for newcomers or those that are new to VR. For the skilled although, Hellsweeper appears set to supply a scrumptious darkish fantasy deal with.”
Hellsweeper VR will launch on PC VR by way of Steam in Q2 2023. The Quest 2 launch of Hellsweeper was initially set to reach after the PC VR launch, however whether or not that’s nonetheless the case is unknown. We’ve reached out to writer Vertigo Video games to make clear the discharge window for Quest and can replace the story if we obtain a response.