Star Trek: Bridge Crew is one of the crucial thrilling video games available on virtual reality platforms, giving avid gamers the chance to reside out their futuristic fantasies with the assistance of their pals, but it surely not noted those that didn’t personal an Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, or PlayStation VR. With the sport’s fresh replace, alternatively, that has modified.
“Using a controller or a mouse and keyboard, players with and without VR headsets can be seamlessly matched together to pilot the U.S.S. Aegis (or U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701) as Starfleet officers, or play alone as a captain,” Ubisoft mentioned within the announcement. “The update also includes enhanced Windows Mixed Reality support, adding more options for players to explore uncharted space.”
Game director Brian Tate stressed out in a developer diary video that Star Trek: Bridge Crew is supposed to be a social sport, and the verdict to introduce non-VR play will have to lend a hand to foster a greater sense of neighborhood than was once in the past available. The complete participant base is now attached. Whether you’re enjoying on PC or PlayStation four in both virtual reality or in a standard setup, you’ll be able to play with everybody else.
Additional graphical options had been additionally enabled for the non-VR model of the sport. However, for the ones with high-end PC rigs, Ubisoft mentioned it is possible for you to to permit them within the VR model, as smartly. More options may also be coming in long term updates, however the corporate isn’t able to expose specifics simply but.
Star Trek: Bridge Crew was once advanced through Ubisoft’s Red Storm Entertainment studio, which had in the past been identified for its paintings on Tom Clancy franchises. Last 12 months, the studio additionally introduced the VR sport Werewolves Within, which makes use of meta-gaming to “spot the liar” in multiplayer. Given the character of its primary gameplay hook, it’s not going the latter sport will ever make its approach outdoor of VR platforms.
The newest replace for Star Trek: Bridge Crew is available now on each PlayStation four and PC. Unfortunately, Ubisoft has but to permit a tender and overacting William Shatner into the sport, most probably as a result of it will be an excessive amount of for emotionally risky avid gamers to procedure.