Here's what Tekken 7 looks like in Virtual Reality Mode

Posted by John 'Velociraptor' Guerrero • May 6, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. PDT

While we're not entirely sure fighting games are quite ready for virtual reality, (or perhaps the opposite?) Tekken 7 is taking making that leap in no small way.

The first decision that comes to mind when thinking of how to integrate VR into a fighting game likely concerns exactly what perspective the player will see through. As cool as it would be to see through the eyes of the fighter you're using, this just may not be all that practical.

Tekken 7 has chosen to give the player the eyes of a third party, perhaps a referee, that is an onlooker of the fight in front of them. It's as though you're standing in front of the fight, in the arena with the characters that you are controlling:

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DigitalFoundry shows off more of this mode, and reviews Tekken 7 in more general terms in their video below.
Video source: DigitalFoundry. Thanks to RYU81 for the tip.
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