If you want to hear about the games coming to VR this year, the Meta Quest Gaming Showcase is an event not to be missed. Formally known as the Oculus Gaming Showcase, the upcoming Quest event promises new game announcements, gameplay first-looks and updates on titles to expect in the year to come.
The event will be streamed live on Facebook (opens in new tab), YouTube (opens in new tab), Twitch (opens in new tab) and, of course, the Quest's own Horizon Venues (opens in new tab) metaverse on April 20 at 10am PT / 1pm ET (6pm UK, 9am on April 21 in Sydney). We'll add a link here to watch the event once it's available.
Meta hasn't given any more details on what titles will be featured in the 30-minute presentation but some of the game developers have been doing their own publicity around the event and others have been teased in recent months.
It was announced that GTA San Andreas was coming to Quest back in October but we have yet to see any gameplay. This is a game that could draw a huge audience to the Quest 2 so all eyes will be on any footage. If Resident Evil 4 is anything to go on, then a VR version of Grand Theft Auto San Andreas could be amazing.
Peak Blinders: The King's Ransom is a VR game based around the hit TV series starring those lovable Shelby gangsters and is expected to launch in 2022 for Meta Quest 2, HTC Vive and others. Could we see more details of the game in the Quest Showcase? I really hope so.
One guaranteed feature is the VR version of Among Us. The developers confirmed on Twitter (opens in new tab) that there would be new 'bean footage' available. Hopefully, we'll also get an idea of when the game will be available to play for ourselves too.