Serious Sam VR: The First Encounter is a frantic arcade action FPS, featuring singleplay and co-op campaign, various multiplayer modes, all presented in glorious VR and with different locomotion movements.


Basic Info

Release Date: Mar 30, 2017

Developer: Croteam VR

Publisher: Devolver Digital, Croteam

Supported Headsets: HTC Vive, Valve Index, Oculus Rift, Quest w/Link (PCVR), Windows Mixed Reality

Supported Controllers: Tracked motion Controllers or Gamepad

Game Modes: Single Player, Online Co-op Multiplayer, Online Multiplayer

Release Status: Full release

Demo Available: No

Gameplay Info

Locomotion options: Smooth Movement or Teleport

Turning options: Snap: Degree of turn options are available or Smooth : Speed options are available (Vive Touchpad- Press)

Roomscale: Yes

Sitting: Yes Standing: Yes

Left Handed option: Yes

In-Game Height Calibration: No

Comfort options: Comfort mode

Avatar: Only the weapons you are holding show. Controllers for hands when not holding anything.

Gear/Inventory: Interactive menu system accessible with a button

Health Display Location: In game hovers near the bottom

In-Game Tutorial: Yes

Physical Activity level: Mild

Play length: 6- 8 hours

Number of Levels: 15 Campaign levels (Single and Multiplayer) Other multiplayer modes: Team/Beast Hunt, Team/Survival, Team/Deathmatch, Last Man/Team Standing, Capture the Flag, Instant Kill and My Burden.

Difficulty Options: Tourist, Easy, Normal, Hard, Serious, Mental

Mod Support: Yes

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Information last verified/updated: September 14, 2019

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