Dead & Buried 2: Facebook announces the sequel to one of the best VR games

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  • Dead and Buried 2 will be available on Oculus Quest and Rift S

If you own an Oculus Rift, Oculus Go, or even a Samsung Gear VR, you've surely played Dead & Buried before. Initially offered on Rift with Oculus Touch controllers, this excellent first-person shooter offers players the opportunity to face each other through cowboy duels or face hordes of the living dead together.


So far, nothing very original. However, D&B stands out by its quality graphics, its fun gameplay and more generally by its very pleasant atmosphere. Fun and accessible, it is still today one of the best multiplayer VR games across all platforms.


As part of the GDC 2019, Facebook has just announced the sequel to this first opus: Dead and Buried 2. Few details have been revealed on this second part for the moment, but we already know that it will be now possible to move around freely within virtual environments. In the first game, movement was limited to teleporting to predefined points on the map.

Dead and Buried 2 will be available on Oculus Quest and Rift S

Much like the first Dead and Buried, the game is internally developed by the Oculus Strike Team from Facebook. However, it is not known whether the developer Gunfire Games, who had contributed to the first project, is again in the game.

Dead and Buried 2 sera disponible au spring 2019 on Oculus Quest, and on Oculus Rift S. The American website UploadVR made a short video comparing the two versions of the game. Note that it will be enough to buy the game once to be able to play it on Rift S and Quest, and that Rift S players will be able to play with it. Quest players.





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