Crytek Back to Dinosaur Island Part 2 VR demo is out

Posted on Friday, Mar 11 2016 @ 10:48 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Crytek has released Back to Dinosaur Island Part 2, a virtual reality demo that lets you experience scaling off a deadly cliff as huge flying dinosaurs react to your presence. You can download it via Steam but you do need an Oculus Rift VR headset.
Return to Crytek’s Dinosaur Island and enjoy another glimpse into the developer’s exciting vision for VR. Back to Dinosaur Island Part 2 received a glowing reception when it was first shown to attendees at E3 2015 and has previously only been playable at select industry events. Now, gamers everywhere can sample the acclaimed VR demo firsthand – scaling a deadly cliff face as huge flying dinosaurs react to their presence and debris rains down from above. Mysterious landmarks on the horizon and stunning vistas on every side combine to immerse gamers in an entirely new reality.

Back to Dinosaur Island Part 2 has been built from the ground up to take advantage of the Oculus Rift HMD, and requires an Oculus Rift DK 2 (SDK version 0.8) to run. Please check the system requirements below. Virtual reality games require a high frame rate to guarantee a comfortable experience for the user. Running Back to Dinosaur Island Part 2 on weaker hardware can cause lower frame rates, which can lead to users having a less than ideal experience.

Back to Dinosaur Island Part 2 is an Oculus Rift DK2-exclusive Virtual Reality demo and requires an Oculus Rift DK2 HMD (SDK 0.8) to run. Back to Dinosaur Island Part 2 requires a Xbox 360 for Windows or Xbox One Controller for Windows to be played. Gameplay with only mouse and keyboard is not supported.


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