Independent developer UziGames released it virtual reality (VR) sci-fi shooter Cyberdrifter into Steam Early Access back in May 2017, but the development team are now planning on introducing some significant changes and upgrades and are searching for players to help test out the changes in a beta.
Cyberdrifter puts the player in the role of a computer specialist who has also received military training, who has been tasked to take down an army of corrupted AI in a neon-tinted cyberpunk future.
The currently available Early Access version has five levels and four boss-fights included, where users will need to master the use of a futuristic gun along with a bullet-defecting shield and a shield disruptor. Players will need to use the tilt function of the motion controllers to move around and run, dodge, strafe and shoot.
The upcoming 0.6 content update will enhance all the current visuals in all the currently available levels as well as adding new story missions and scenes. New weapons include the ‘grav-gun’ which gives players the ability to take control of enemies and use their firepower against other foes.
The update will introduce updates enemies along with other as yet undisclosed gameplay elements to give players a fresh experience.
The beta will include an updated tutorial along with new story scenes, a revised version of the opening level with a boss fight and access to the new grav-gun.
Steam users can opt in to the beta content by activating the beta branch on Steam VR. Oculus users are encouraged to contact UziGames at their email address and provide their Oculus linked email address in order to be added to the Oculus beta branch for Cyberdrifter.
The 0.6 update is planned to be released at the end of September 2018. Cyberdrifter is available on Steam Early Access for HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Windows Mixed Reality, priced at £9.99 (GBP). Further information can be found on the Steam Store page.
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