I searched for the console version of AC which is set in Venice.
Was it AC2? Here is a video of a gameplay from the remastered version for the PS5.
OK better details and lighting as you'd expect than this VR video. However the VR version seems like Venice as an open world so you can explore?
The AC2 remaster doesn't show climbing the buildings, though maybe Venice isn't the best place for climbing.
60-hour RPG standalone Quest 3
The first game was a high 80s on Metacritic
90fps confirmed based on a neogaf post I saw for the standalone.
Reminds me of a PS3 game with better textures. Not really a bad thing if you go into it like it's retro and turns out as good as the first.
I got this free with my Quest 3 but haven't tried it yet but it looks good.
BTW does anyone with a Quest 3 have any opinions on the quality of the pass through? I wasn't expecting it to be so grainy tbh. Is that normal? Everything is perfectly visible in good light but it's definitely not a completely clear picture like the VR imagery.
passthrough is done with mobile phone cameras, so very noisy if not perfectly lit, i guess it's a good deal worse than the future Apple headset, but the price is not the same !
Meta said the passthrough will get better with future update, we'll see...
for some comparison of passthrough between the Quest headsets you can check this new video ! Even the $1000 Quest pro is worse ! (and lacks depth sensor)
For virtual desktop, i've never tried it, but i guess it's a matter of good settings, also i don't know if they already updated the app for full Quest 3 use yet.
Meta’s China partnership comes as weakening demand for VR headsets fuels skepticism about the technology’s longer-term potential to win over consumers. Earlier this year, Meta slashed prices for some headsets after its global shipments more than halved in the fourth quarter of last year.
The market leader in China’s VR-headset industry, TikTok-owner ByteDance, is cutting hundreds of jobs in its Pico headset unit as it struggles with lackluster sales. Pico’s marketing, sales and content teams will be downsized as it restructures to focus on hardware and other core technologies.
Meta was the global headset-market leader in the second quarter of 2023, with about 50% market share, according to data from market research firm IDC, while Sony and ByteDance’s Pico were the second- and third-largest headset makers. Meta’s Quest 3 starts from $500 and Sony’s PlayStation VR2 costs $550. Pico costs around $340 in China and isn’t sold in the U.S.
Global headset shipment fell 44.6% in the quarter from a year ago, IDC data shows. The market research firm expects 8.5 million headsets to ship this year, slightly more than in 2017.
In China, the VR market ended a two-year growth streak with a 56% decline in headset shipments in the first half of this year, according to technology analyst Counterpoint Research. Pico—with a 50% market share there—has this year scaled back marketing efforts and lowered shipment targets. Sony took 19% after its February debut.
Tencent came close to disbanding its extended-reality technology team, which includes its VR efforts, in February as it scaled back investment. As the deal with Meta neared agreement, Tencent rebuilt the team in August, people familiar with the matter said.