During Gamescom Opening Night Live, we got a lengthy look at Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond. The game for Oculus Rift all takes place in first-person and without cutscenes, so you’ll be right in the thick of the action. It’s coming this holiday season.
According to game director Peter Hirchsman, you play as an OSS soldier, the organization that eventually became the CIA. Though you’re working with the French resistance and taking on some spycraft, the trailer also showed plenty of big bombastic action scenes too–from almost being run over by a tank in the French countryside to storming the beaches of Normandy. Hirchsman said it has roughly 120 pages of narrative.
The developer chat ended with a hint of multiplayer incoming, though specific plans weren’t shown.
The trailer ended with a display of Oculus Quest, though the studio has previously said that it’s a Rift-exclusive. That appears to have been an allusion to the ability to play on Quest through an Oculus Link.
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