Following on from Nvidia and Oculus’ announcement earlier today regarding free software when purchasing GTX graphic cards and Oculus Rift, Nvidia has now rolled out several game ready drivers optimised for specific virtual reality (VR) titles.
The release of game ready drivers has become a common occurrence with Nvidia, as the company aims to deliver the best possible experience by optimizing performance and latency. Due to the qualities of VR, the technology much more susceptible issues and bugs that can make an videogame either uncomfortable or very difficult to play.
Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality launched last week for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, receiving widespread acclaim. VRFocus reviewed the title, giving it a maximum five stars, saying: “Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality is a madcap, fun filled adventure from start to finish, perfectly suiting VR’s qualities, it should not be missed.” Players find themselves cast as a clone of Morty and if they’re familiar with the cartoon series will know that all sorts of strange and weird things are just around the corner.
Wilson’s Heart is a first-person psychological thriller from Twisted Pixel Games. Due for release today, the title is set in a grim 1940’s hospital. Cast as Robert Wilson who wakes up to find his heart is missing, instead replaced by some mysterious device, players need to uncover the truth in a place where not all is what it seems.
While Batman Arkham VR really needs no introduction. Originally released for PlayStation VR last year, the title is due to launch on Oculus Rift and HTC Vive today, allowing players to step into the shoes of the world’s greatest detective.
VRFocus will continue its coverage of Nvidia, reporting back with the latest announcements.