The future of eSports is going VR with Ready at Dawn’s Lone Echo‘s multiplayer matchup Echo Arena.
Lone Echo is a sci-fi single player game VR game that focuses on exploration and uncovering mysteries. You play as a cybernetic AI on a mining station that orbits the rings of Saturn. The central mechanic of the game revolves around using your arms to move through 0G and interact with your environment.
Echo‘s multiplayer arena will host up to 10 players on 2 teams as they try travel through zero gravity to try and get a disk into their opponents goal. The arenas feature a series of obstacles in addition to your opponents to create an extra level of challenge. Intel’s 2018 eSports Grand Slam is set to feature Echo Arena.
The game will be available for the Oculus Rift. You can pre-order the game for $39.99 and it will release on July 20th. Intel is sponsoring a free release of the game for all Oculus Rift owners for a limited period of time.