At Oculus VR’s ‘Step into the Rift’ press conference, San Francisco, earlier today, Jason Rubin, Head of Studio, revealed that UK development studio Coatsink was bringing their Gear VR title, Esper, to the consumer version of the Oculus Rift. Following that announcement comes the confirmation that it will be playable at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Los Angeles, next week on the Crescent Bay prototype hardware
Esper is a first-person puzzle videogame in which players are encouraged to participate in experiments in telepathy. Using the view-orientation of virtual reality (VR) and a single input, players must work through a series of challenging puzzles involving distant objects.
“The developers at Coatsink are very excited about Esper being at E3 and are particularly happy that for the first time, it will be playable by the public on the newest version of the Oculus Rift, having previously only being demoed on the Samsung Gear VR,” reads the official press release from Coatsink.
Coatsink Software are amongst the line-up of developers who will be bringing the first wave of videogame titles to the consumer Oculus Rift, which is due to be released in early 2016. Esper will be demoed at this years E3 on the Crescent Bay prototype at Oculus VR’s own booth. VRFocus will be attending the show and will keep you updated with all the latest additions to the Oculus VR line-up.