This Unreal Engine VR Mod Will Change Gaming Forever

Play all Unreal Engine 4/5 games in VR.

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Virtual reality has been slowly booming for the past couple of years. However, PC VR has not seen any major game releases in recent years except Bonelab and Half-Life Alyx. Fortunately, a new VR mod is in the works that will make all Unreal Engine games playable in VR.

The VR mod is currently under development by a notable VR modder known as Praydog. His most notable work is making REFramework, which makes all RE Engine games playable in VR. These games include notable titles such as:

Note: The RE7 and RE8 VR mods even support Oculus Touch motion controllers.

Praydog’s Unreal Engine VR injector mod

Praydog’s newest VR mod is now looking to bring thousands of Unreal Engine games to VR. The mod uses a full in-engine 6DOF movement, synced eye stereoscopic 3D, detached look, and various other features. According to the Flat2VR modding community, it is even possible for modders to add full motion controls in specific games if they choose to do so.

A mod like this could potentially change the entire VR gaming industry. However, there’s no release date on the Unreal Engine mod just yet, but we will keep updating the story in case of any developments. It is also very likely that the mod will be made accessible for free on GitHub, just like Praydog’s previous works.

How does the Unreal Engine VR injector mod work?

Certain game engines like Unity ship with VR code that can be easily re-enabled by a modder. Unreal Engine, on the other hand, strips all of the VR code from a game. Modders are left with no choice but to ask the developers to add the plugins in future updates to the game.

However, there are some Unreal Engine games that won’t get future updates. That’s where the Unreal Engine VR injector mod comes in. It adds all of Unreal Engine’s native VR code and launches the game in VR.

This mod can work very easily just by dropping a few files in the game’s installation directory. There are many challenges with making a flatscreen game run in VR, such as broken UI, VR camera position, and more. According to RoadtoVR, the mod works through these issues automatically.

Unfortunately, the VR mod can only work with games made on Unreal Engine 4/5. However, it will work with all upcoming Unreal Engine 5 games like Redfall, Black Myth: Wukong, and Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II. There’s also the upcoming Hogwarts Legacy that uses UE4.

As a Potterhead, I am excited to walk around the magical castle in VR. Flat2VR, a VR modding community, has also showcased the mod working with various games. So check out the gameplay footage from Praydog’s Unreal Engine VR injector mod.

Let us know your thoughts about the VR mod in the comment section below.

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Nalin Rawat

Nalin Rawat

Nalin is a big fan of movies, comics, games, and awesome new gadgets. He has been writing about technology and gaming since college. In his free time, he plays FPS games and explores virtual reality. Reach out to him at @NalinRawat
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