After a string of main releases from Oculus Studios which have garnered so-so receptions, Asgard’s Wrath has damaged the chain as probably the most critically acclaimed title from the writer since 2017’s Lone Echo.
As anybody with a VR headset will inform you, nice VR video games are onerous to come back by. So any time one thing new comes alongside that basically feels compelling, it’s a giant deal. For its half, Fb has been making important investments in VR content material as a writer underneath the Oculus Studios banner. Sadly, satisfactory funding isn’t the one ingredient wanted to make an awesome VR recreation, and whereas Oculus Studios has introduced a sequence of ‘should play’ titles to fruition, the previous few years of its main releases haven’t been as impactful.
Launched earlier this month, Asgard’s Wrath has damaged that string, turning into probably the most critically acclaimed Oculus Studios title since 2017’s Lone Echo, based on overview aggregator Metacritic, which exhibits the sport averaging 89 factors out of 100 throughout 10 critiques from critics. Whereas this might change as extra critiques are printed, presently the rating ties Asgard’s Wrath with Lone Echo as the very best rated main launch from Oculus Studios based on its Metacritic rating.
Right here’s a take a look at the key Oculus Studios releases from Lone Echo till Asgard’s Wrath, and their aggregated overview scores based on Metacritic:
The 89 level common places Asgard’s Wrath only one level beneath what’s, to our data, the very best rated VR title with 10 or extra critic critiques on Metacritic, Astro Bot: Rescue Mission which has averaged 90 of 100 factors throughout 50 critiques. Whereas solely at 6 critic critiques, the PC model of Beat Saber has managed 93 of 100.
Gamers appear largely in settlement with critics on Asgard’s Wrath, with the sport managing a four.6 of 5 stars over 900+ Oculus consumer critiques (which might convert to 92 on a 100 level scale).
Asgard’s Wrath has set the stage for a string of upcoming Oculus Studios releases:
Phantom: Covert Ops
Medal of Honor: Above and Past
Lone Echo II