As part of today’s Facebook Connect, a whole lot of different Oculus announcements were made, including the official unveiling of Oculus Quest 2. But it would not have been much of an event if all the company did was announce the new hardware. In addition to Oculus Quest 2, several VR games and experiences were announced, including Jurassic World Aftermath, a new adventure that gets players to navigate and escape the franchise’s infamous deadly Isla Nublar.
If the name “Jurassic World Aftermath“sounds familiar to you, it should be. The brand made the rounds earlier this year, though it was not definitively linked to anything other than a video game at the time. The previous Jurassic World video game, Jurassic World Evolution, was pretty well received, so people were cautiously excited about more. It̵
You have just landed on Isla Nublar, and Velociraptors is pursuing all your movements. Think fast and clear your way to safety in this exciting new adventure. Coming soon to @Oculus Quest Platform: https://t.co/nUF8ed6Dwp pic.twitter.com/ULho1Fxhu3
– Jurassic World (@JurassicWorld) September 16, 2020
This is how Oculus’ post describes the new games coming to Oculus Quest Jurassic World Aftermath:
“Set two years after the fall of Jurassic Worlds, the exciting one Jurassic World Aftermath sends you back to Isla Nublar in search of confidential research material lost in the evacuation. The problem? A crash landing has left you stranded in the dilapidated ruins of a now abandoned research facility – and deadly Velociraptors are chasing every move. You will have to rely on your ingenuity (and a little luck) to escape the island alive in this thrilling and exciting adventure from Universal Games and Digital Platforms and Coatsink Games. “
Jurassic World Aftermath currently has no specific release date and is instead listed as “coming soon” for Oculus Quest. You can check out all of our previous coverage of Oculus right here.
What do you think about what we’ve seen about Jurassic World Aftermath until now? Are you interested in playing it when it’s released? Tell us in the comments, or hit me up directly on Twitter at @rollinbishop to talk all about games!