Austin based virtual reality (VR) development studio, Ghost Machine, has announced a major update for Motorsport Revolution. The videogame currently in development is specifically designed for VR and this latest update brings compatibility with the second iteration of the Oculus Rift development kit, aka DK2.
Motorsport Revolution is a single-player, physics-based racing videogame inspired by classic titles such as Forza MotorSport and RalliSport Challenge. With these influences in mind, Ghost Machine aim to create an immersive VR motorsport racing experience where players race the world’s top production-class race cars in the ultimate test on the world’s most difficult tracks. Motorsport Revolution benefits from regular updates, including the recent addition of 3 new tracks.
When asked CEO of Ghost Machine, Neal Nellans, was enthusiastic about the new Oculus VR hardware which has begun shipping to developers across the globe. “We received our shipment of the new DK2 hardware from Oculus yesterday and the [Motorsport Revolution] team was hard at work to get full native support with positional tracking into the game. The experience is proof of the technological advances that Oculus is making with virtual reality hardware and what players can expect in gaming future,” states Nellans.
Motorsport Revolution is currently in alpha and can be purchased on the Ghost Machine website. The videogame is available is playable with both the Oculus Rift DK1 and the DK2. Additionally, a standard 2D monitor version of the videogame will be offered though the upcoming beta. Motorsport Revolution is expected to launch later this year and VRFocus will keep you updated with all the latest details from Ghost Machine.