Rise of the Tomb Raider is one of the highest rated games to ever release from Square Enix. A lot reviews on Steam regard it as one of the best games they’ve ever played. Today, the team has launched Rise of the Tomb Raider: Blood Ties for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift users to enjoy in VR.
This single-player story chapter revolves around Lara Croft where you will be seeing from her point of view. Users will be walking through the halls of Croft Manor and explore Lord Croft’s office. You’ll be discovering memories long thought to be lost in the lower basement levels of the home of Lara’s youth. Explore Lara’s childhood home in VR and uncover a Croft family mystery that will change her life forever.
Earlier this year, a fan released a mod for Tomb Raider II: The Dagger Of Xian that allowed users to play the game in VR. Now we have an official release of a Tomb Raider game for Vive and Rift users.
In order to play Rise of the Tomb Raider: Blood Ties on the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, users must purchase the 20 year celebration pack for $29.99 or be a season pass member.
- Lara’s Journey – Lara uncovers an ancient mystery that places her in the cross-hairs of a ruthless organization known as Trinity. As she races to find the secret before Trinity, the trail leads to a myth about the Lost City of Kitezh. Lara knows she must reach the Lost City and its hidden secrets before Trinity. With that, she sets out for Siberia on her first Tomb Raiding expedition.
- Woman vs. Wild – In “Rise of the Tomb Raider,” Lara battles with not only enemies from around the world, but the world itself. Hunt animals to craft weapons and scavenge for rare resources in densely populated ecosystems. You’ll encounter beautifully hostile environments, full of treacherous conditions and unstable landscapes that will require Lara to push her limits to the very edge.
- Guerilla Combat – Use the environment to your advantage, scale trees and dive underwater to avoid or takedown enemies, configure Lara’s gear, weapons, and ammo to suit your play style from stealth to guns blazing, craft explosives on the fly to sow chaos, and wield Lara’s signature combat bows and climbing axe.
- Return to Tomb Raiding – Tombs are back, and they’re bigger and better than ever. In “Rise of the Tomb Raider” you’ll explore huge, awe-inspiring ancient spaces littered with deadly traps, solve dramatic environmental puzzles, and decipher ancient texts to reveal crypts as you take on a world filled with secrets to discover.