With the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD) due to begin shipping at the end of March, developers are preparing to launch new titles alongside it for early adopters. Newly announced today by Tastee Beverage Studios is virtual reality (VR) combat racing videogame Bank Limit: Advanced Battle Racing, which the developer is planning the release on 28th March.
Bank Limit: Advanced Battle Racing is a futuristic racer where player will be able to drive at speeds in excess of Mach 1. They’ll also have access to a range of missiles and head-aimed lasers with which to attack opponents. Vehicles and weapon firing are controlled with a gamepad, but players can look in any direction at any time to fine tune their skills. Whilst racing you’ll be able to look up to navigate a loop-the-loop, left and right to monitor opponents or set up upcoming turns, or down to glance at status via in-car gauges.
“Bank Limit: ABR takes what we love about classic high-octane combat racers and blasts it into a future where you feel the thrilling vertigo of cresting a massive drop, the kick of acceleration when you Boost and the heat of no-holds-barred battles,” said Harley Benedict, Co-Founder and Lead Programmer of Tastee Beverage Studios in a statement. “Designed specifically to take advantage of Oculus Rift hardware and the horsepower of advanced gaming PCs, Bank Limit: ABR will bring players blazing speed, furious combat and hard-hitting competition with a new level of VR intensity.”
Single player and multiplayer modes will feature, with a selection of vehicles and upgrades to use over the 15 tracks across three different worlds, and up to 24 cars on the track at once.
VRFocus will continue to follow the latest updates to Bank Limit: Advanced Battle Racing, reporting back any further announcements.