Rockstar Games, the mega studio behind Grand Theft Auto, Red Dead Redemption, and lots extra, has launched its debut VR title, L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files. The recreation is an adaptation of L.A. Noire (2011), which has had numerous its missions reworked particularly for VR.

LA Noire is a novel recreation to say the least—designed as a type of action-detective recreation, the title employed among the high facial movement seize of its time to current plausible characters for gamers to interrogate as they examine crimes on the streets of 1940’s LA.

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The LA Noire: The VR Case Files VR adaptation presents seven instances from the unique recreation which Rockstar says had been “picked for his or her suitability to the digital actuality expertise.” The studio says the sport additionally options upgraded visuals, textures, and results, in addition to being made for interplay with movement controllers, and additional that greater than 500 props have been upgraded for shut dealing with in VR, together with greater than 100 customized hand poses and animations for merchandise interactions inside the recreation.

LA Noire: The VR Case Files is offered now on Steam, Viveport, and Rockstar Warehouse. Expect a full assessment of the title from Road to VR quickly.

Rift Support, Minimum Specifications, and Hardware Incompatibility

While most video games constructed for OpenVR/SteamVR inherently assist the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift (even when not optimized for the Rift’s controls) early studies point out that LA Noire: The VR Case Files VR explicitly doesn’t assist the Rift, presenting gamers with a “headset not supported” message when attempting besides the sport a headset aside from the Vive.

Unfortunately for these working on methods simply assembly the baseline ‘VR Ready’ specs,  the sport’s minimal and really helpful specs exceed that line by roughly one GPU tier. The studio advises the next:

LA Noire: The VR Case Files VR Minimum Specifications

  • OS: Windows 8.1, Windows 10 64 bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-4790Okay @ 3.6GHz
  • Memory: 8GB
  • Video Card: NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1070 8GB

LA Noire: The VR Case Files VR Recommended Specifications

  • OS: Windows 8.1, Windows 10 64 bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-6700Okay @ 4.0GHz
  • Memory: 16GB
  • Video Card: NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1080 8GB

Despite being delayed roughly a month from its preliminary launch, the sport nonetheless has some odd hardware compatibility points with particular CPU and GPU combos, together with complete lack up assist for AMD GPU and CPU combos. Rockstar advises:

Due to present efficiency points with AMD hardware, solely particular combos of AMD and NVIDIA/Intel Hardware will enable the sport to play as meant:

  • If utilizing an AMD Ryzen 7 CPU, an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (or above) graphics card is required to play
  • If utilizing an AMD Vega 56 graphics card, an Intel i7 6700 (or above) CPU is required to play
  • Attempting to make use of an AMD CPU and GPU collectively to play the sport just isn’t supported right now

The studio additional says “over time programming modifications will change the system necessities for this recreation,” hopefully for the higher.

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