E3 2017: Air Force Special Ops Nightfall for VR Puts You in a Parachute

Do you have what it takes to be an Air Force paratrooper? Don your PSVR goggles and find out.


There are immersive VR experiences, and then there is those that want to test your mettle. Sony has launched Air Force Special Ops Nighfall for PlayStation VR, putting you in the role of a Special Ops member jumping from a plane.

Created in conjunction with the U.S. Air Force, players will do H.A.L.O. (High Altitude Low Opening) free fall jumps, being in control of the parachute during a night landing; and a subsequent simulated mission According to the Air Force, the game is a realistic looks at what it is like to be in Special Ops.

"I had a chance to play Nightfall on the new PlayStation VR," said Master Sgt. Ben Hannigan, a combat controller with the Air Force. "It is so realistic I could almost smell the airplane and feel the wind. In free-fall, play controls simulate movements to maneuver in the sky. After your parachute opens, you control your speed and direction to stay with your team. They added some fun with gates to fly through and enemy targets to identify. It may be as realistic as you can get without actually jumping from a C-130."

Air Force Special Ops Nighfall is now available for free on the PlayStation store.

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