Oculus Reveals E3 2019 Plans, What To Expect On Their Show Floor

Tons of new titles to be shown for Oculus Quest and Rift S.
Oculus reveals its E3 2019 plans, with special focus on titles for its newest devices: Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S.
Oculus reveals its E3 2019 plans, with special focus on titles for its newest devices: Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S. Oculus

The premier event for video games, E3, is almost here, and the gaming industry’s top companies are all pretty busy with teasing their newest content. E3 is set to arrive next week, from June 11 to June 13, and VR gaming company Oculus stated on its blog that if you’re one of the attendees of E3, you should definitely visit the West Hall Booth #5222.

As part of the company’s plans, they have teamed up with their Facebook Gaming community to create a bigger stage presence at the actual event. They’ve also revealed that along with eight VR demos, there are also a few tricks ready to surprise every attendee. The company has elaborated some of the things that you should expect to see and experience.

Jason Rubin, Special Gaming Initiative VP of Oculus, will be joining Ru Weerasuriya, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Ready at Dawn in a dialogue about the evolution of the single-player narrative. This will happen on June 13 at 2:30 p.m. EDT at the E3 Coliseum special panel. This panel is hosted by the well-known voice actor of Joel from The Last of Us, Troy Baker. The speakers will contemplate about the impact of virtual reality on redefining the genre itself with their successful games like Lone Echo and Lone Echo II, it's upcoming sequel.

The standalone headset, Oculus Quest, now has over 50 titles in its content library, although it was revealed that the platform is only halfway there; Oculus said that their target is to have over 100 games by the end of 2019. Some of the confirmed Oculus Quest demos that you’ll be seeing at E3 include Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series created by ILMxLAB, and nDreams’ Phantom: Covert Ops, which will be playable in public for the first time ever. Beat Games’ Beat Saber will also be playable at the event. The developers are also hinting at a big reveal that you shouldn’t miss.

The Oculus Rift S also gets some love with the sequel everyone has been looking forward to: Lone Echo II will be playable for the first time at E3. The developers for the title, Ready at Dawn, will be making another announcement for UploadVR’s E3 VR Showcase on June 10, so keep your eyes peeled for possible announcements until then.

Meanwhile, Oculus’ booths will let you experience playing Sanzaru Games’ Asgards Wrath and Insomniac Games’ Stormland. Oculus revealed that a new game will be revealed at E3 from the developers of Arizona Sunshine, Vertigo Games. You can keep track of the upcoming hints that the developers will give out on this site.

Stay tuned with us here as we provide more coverage as E3 arrives.

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