Echo Combat Review: Eliminate Your Opponents in Zero-G

November 26, 2018

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In July 2017, Oculus Rift exclusive Echo Arena came out with a bang across the VR industry, pushing forward the idea that eSporting in full 6DOF with zero-G could be perfectly feasible. With no more than a single, sophisticated gameplay mechanic and exactly one map to enjoy it with, Echo Arena rapidly launched itself into the VR Challenger League. Now with the release of its first expansion pack, Echo Combat ($9.99), the appropriately renamed Echo VR experience hosts more than its fair variety of immersive and competitive games to play.Echo Combat isn’t just a new mode; it feels like an entirely new game, despite being built on the same foundation that supported Lone Echo and Echo Arena.In it, you and three other players dive into one of multiple maps in which you attempt to stop the enemy team from completing an objective. You’re given a handful of weapons and abilities to customize your loadout with, which make for a wide range of possible tactical plays and strategies to be aware of.



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