HTC Vive owners will soon be able to roam around Tatooine thanks to a free virtual reality Star Wars experience making its way to Steam.
Announced at the Star Wars Celebration event currently taking place in London, the ‘Trials on Tatooine’ experience will be available to download starting on Monday, July 18th.
Described as a ‘cinematic VR experience’
The free-to-play Star Wars VR demo will see you take the role of a Padawan in training, on Luke Skywalker’s home planet of Tatooine. Once the classic opening crawl has played out, this short VR demo lets you look around a 360 degree landscape of the planet — and also features the much-loved Millennium Falcon, and droid-favourite RD-D2 (who gives you a lighstaber).
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Kinect Star Wars uses its influence over the minds of the British public to assume control over the UK All-Format Top 40, making it the first time a Kinect title has ever taken the top spot.
Its reign brings a swift end to the five week run of Electronic Arts as the hoarder of sales above all others, with the likes of FIFA Street, which drops to second (with a small 3% increase in sales). Mass Effect 3 is down to third. FIFA 12 gains a 48% sales gain over last week to take fourth, whilst Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 (-10%) completes the top five.
Sales improve the performance of Modern Warfare 3 (+76%) at sixth, SSX (+72%) is up three places to seventh and Mario & Sonic London 2012 Olympic Games (+66%) comes in at eighth. Battlefield 3 (+55%) and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (+57%) land at ninth and tenth respectively, having not quite matched mid-table acceleration.
The only new title in the Top 40 this week is Devil May Cry HD Collection, comprising of the first three titles in the series, landing at 18.