This was expected, but now it has been explicitly confirmed: Quest and Rift players of Echo VR will share the same lobby space and be able to queue for ‘Echo Arena’ matches together.
During UploadVR’s E3 VR showcase, RAD CEO and creative director Ru Weerasuriya revealed the popular Oculus Rift multiplayer game will make the zero gravity jump to the Oculus Quest standalone VR gaming console.
Jack Dilkens (Kungg), Ryan Norton (Ryan_), and Aaron Weinberg (Jaywalker) met online while playing Echo Arena, a virtual reality game from Ready At Dawn. “VR has changed my life,” states Dilkens, “I have met so many great people in Echo Arena that they have become some of my best friends.
The fourth featured game this season, Ubisoft’s Space Junkies, entered its first official week of league competition on Sunday. VR League Season 3 features Onward, Echo Arena, Echo Combat, and Space Junkies.
You can read specific descriptions of each Echo VR (Arena and Combat) Boot Camp lesson in the original article that appeared on VRespawn in January. If you’d like to participate in the next series of Echo VR Boot Camps, they will begin again on March 18.
Games included this season are Space Junkies, Onward, Echo Arena, and Echo Combat. Featured in the kickoff event were the world’s top teams from Echo Arena and Onward, competing in rematches of the VRL Season 2 finals that took place at Oculus Connect 5 in September.
EA Finals Prize Pool: How to Participate: It’s easy to participate in the Echo Arena VR League competitions. You can also look on social media as many players post that they’re looking to join a team or looking for additional teammates.
Released in November 2018, Echo Combat brought a player base from Echo Arena, the sport-based favorite also from Ready At Dawn that is frequently compared to the 2013 film Ender’s Game and which has been featured in every season the VR League .
Less than a year after students organized the Collegiate Virtual Reality Esports League, the CVRE has started their second season featuring competitions in Beat Saber and Echo Arena. Subject to change.) Echo Arena Schedule – Season 2 (All times are in Central Standard Time.
Go to the Echo Games Discord to meet up with a mentor and get ready for a night full of fun matches with players of all levels. Go to the #pick-up_nights channel of the Echo Games Discord for more info:
Players enjoyed the VR League competition so much that xSkitz, admin of the official Echo Games discord server, organized the first community tournament, called the Echo Arena Discord Cup. There were 73 attendees in the February 3, 2018 event.
In-keeping with the shitty-Christmas-sweater fad, Echo VR also now has new avatars replete with knit patterns, a gingerbread man emote, and reindeer decal—all of it unlockable by competing in either one match of Echo Arena or Echo Combat during the Winter Village Event.
Before VR League Season 2 Grand Finals, members of the Echo VR community completed a couple of surveys. Most likely to still be playing Echo Arena in 10 years: Simeon and Palidore tied. Most likely to still be playing Echo Arena in 10 years: Sealablebag and RAD_David
Oculus and Ready At Dawn today confirmed that Echo Combat will cost $9.99 when it launches on the Oculus Rift on November 15th at 12pm PST. An Oculus Rift exclusive, Echo Combat provides a new twist on the zero-gravity gameplay first seen in Echo Arena and Lone Echo.
At Oculus Connect 5 in September, Ready At Dawn revealed additional details about Echo Combat, including another map, Combustion, as well as an additional game mode, called Capture Point. Echo Arena will remain free-to-play and players can except Echo VR support from Ready At Dawn through 2019.