VR is not new. Skyrim is not new. Though put those two things together and what you end up with is almost an entirely new game. Paris Game Week, For five days (from November 1 through 5) has a number of publishers present including Bethesda. They have a booth setup dedicated to Skyrim in VR!
Bethesda’s List of Events
- Skyrim VR & DOOM VFR on SONY/PLAYSTATION booth (Stand 44 – Hall 1 raw D)
- DOOM Switch and Skyrim Switch on NINTENDO booth (Stand 02 – Hall 1 raw A)
- Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus on SHADOW booth (Stand 09 – Hall 1 raw G)
- Quake Champions on ESWC booth (Stand 33 – Hall 3 raw H)
How does the game change?
First off you can now see your weapons. That may be a sword and shield or your hands when casting a spell. The GUI is also different in that it is fixed in your view. You can look in nearly any direction and not know it’s there which makes that experience a bit strange. It appears that you can even bypass it altogether.
Pictures really don’t do this experience justice. You really have to see it. Better yet experience it first hand.
No word on when this will be available for PC but it is set to be released on the PlayStation 4 version soon.