Tekken 7 will dispense with the first person in its compatibility with PlayStation VR
In Bandai Namco they have not yet specified what will be the advantages of the device in the new fighting game.
Tekken 7 is coming to current-generation consoles. The PlayStation 4 version will also be compatible with PlayStation VR, the virtual reality device of Sony for your console. Many thought that the plans Bandai namco They could go through adding, again, the first-person battle mode, as happened in the first installments of the series on PSX, but it seems that the plans do not go for those privileges.
It has been confirmed by one of the designers, Michael Murray, who has been interviewed by the American medium Wired. He was clear about his opinion of the VR addition: "I think people are believing that we are going to incorporate VR into the game itself. Currently we don't see how it could help improve Tekken or take it to a higher level in the game. which is currently ". Cakes with a camera away from the traditional Tekken? "It is not what we are going to do," he said.
Murray explained that the user's perception is "oh, Tekken is a fighting game and it's going to come to virtual reality, so you'll have to hit another one Punch Out style or similar", nothing to do with what they have in mind. As commented, the creator of the series and producer of the seventh installment, Katsuhiro harada, finds the key to virtual reality and the fighting genre: "If someone punches you in the face, it disorients you, which does not make the experience you seek or want fun."
So what's Bandai Namco up to for Tekken 7 and PlayStation VR? Without a specific date yet and without knowing what plans there are beyond PlayStation 4, Tekken 7 is expected for next year 2016.