- Manufacturer:Evolution Studios
- Publisher: Sony Entertainment
- Genre: Racing
- Release Date: 13/10/2016
- Platforms: Playstation 4
With the upcoming release of the PlayStation VR, I recently got my hands on Driveclub VR at this years EGX event. I was giving the opportunity to try out the new hardware while driving a Pagani Zonda on one of the pre selected stages.
Even though the full game when it is released wont be an open world like titles such as Forza Horizon, I can tell you this was a wonderful experience as I drove around the stage all I could do was look around the inside of the car and out the window, this resulted me in crashing of course as I wasn’t paying much attention to the road.
Driveclub VR does look great the reason for this is the immersive gameplay the VR headset brings, if this was on a standard HD TV you would see the game as average and nothing special. The surrounding scenery was gorgeous as you drove through a forest like stage, leaves would blow over the track shows some creative design as it’s these little things that sometimes make a game.
I played Driveclub VR with the steering wheel setup and the handling was sublime with realistic handling as you drive the car into the corners you get the sensation of oversteer when you apply too much throttle resulting in over compensating with steering movement was impressive to say, but I still managed to control the powerslide as it went around corners.
I think this will be a great driving game to play as it combines the immersive element with the VR headset to make an average racer into a new exciting experience for racers.
Graphically the game is sound but the handling was very responsive which is key in some driving games. From what titles i did play this may be one of the more recognizable titles to pick up at launch.