Wolfenstein 3D (1992), the first-person shooter developed by id Software, kickstarted an entire genre, and now you can play the generational icon in VR.

The project, dubbed Wolfenstein 3D VR, features all ten original levels. While the game’s patented 2D sprites are still in full effect, you can enjoy a fully recreated 3D environment as you physically aim down the iron sights of your Walther P38 and try to land those decisive ammo-saving headshots.

Of course, should you run out of ammo on those last few Nazis in the level, you can always switch to your trusty boot knife too.

Image courtesy Further Beyond Studios

The game, which indie studio Further Beyond calls its “shareware release”, is free, and supports Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Windows VR headsets. Wolfenstein 3D VR is still in development, as Further Beyond has only recently added both Rift and Windows VR support after its initial Vive-only release last week.

Having played a bit myself, it’s amazing how the game flawlessly transports you back to the early ’90s while including all of the original game’s music and cheesy sound effects (Mein Leben!). A few clever modern-day additions make for a nice touch such as a hand-held status indicator so you can keep an eye on your health and overall points without it getting in the way.

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You can also change your P38 to a more realistic model, switch between head and hand-relative locomotion, toggle realistic blood on and off, and go left-handed too.

Image courtesy Further Beyond Studios

Even though Wolfenstein 3D VR is missing a few comfort options outside of teleportation at the moment, such as snap-turn for 180-degree setups, it proves to be an extremely competent remake certainly worth a Jolt Cola-filled evening of nostalgia.

You can download the game here. You can also support Further Beyond Studios via their Patreon page.

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  • Raphael

    Yes and it’s very good. Complete with VR control support.

  • iThinkMyCatIsAFlea

    Remember that time when Palmer ‘alt-right, Trump-loving’ Luckey financed that alt-right group? Google Oculus Trump.

    • Davo

      Off the medication again huh ?

      • iThinkMyCatIsAFlea

        Don’t you find it funny/ironic that Wolfenstein 3D is playable on the Oculus Rift?

        • Raphael

          It’s a mod that began on Vive. Oculus and windows MR support coming later. You ain’t making much sense flappy.

          • iThinkMyCatIsAFlea

            Then I’ll spell it out for you Raphael:

            Palmer Luckey is the co-founder of Oculus.
            Palmer Luckey is a supporter of the alt-right.
            Palmer Luckey funded an alt-right group called Nimble America.
            Palmer Luckey is pals with Milo Yiannopoulos (Milo Andreas Wagner). Milo is the former senior editor for Breitbart News.
            Steve Bannon is the former executive chairman of Breitbart News.
            Milo, while still working for Breitbart, vetted Palmer Luckey prior to Palmer’s funding of Nimble America. Both Milo and Palmer tried to raise money for the group on Reddit.
            Palmer also donated money to Trump’s inauguration.

            All of those facts can be found on Google.

            Don’t be complicit.
            Don’t support Oculus.

          • Raphael

            Yup, I don’t disagree with any of that. His GF also has the same viewpoint and was seen crapping on about “immigration” on her twitter feed.

            But… how does this affect wolfystein classic in VR?

          • So the comment ection for a anti Nazi game got turned into a political firestorm.

            This is why politics is comeplete and utter ass.

          • Raphael

            Haha! Life sure is bizarre! A week later and I still don’t know how Palmey is relevant to this game or indeed the octopus rift.

          • impurekind

            You are a numpty. Christ, I probably would have supported Trump if I could be bothered and lived in America. Because I personally think it was at least the most transparent of two evils–better the Devil you know and all that. It doesn’t mean anything, you twit; it’s just someone’s choice in a political system that is broken and corrupt no matter what side you choose. Get off your over-the-top political-freak bandwagon.

          • jj

            “it’s just someone’s choice in a political system that is broken and corrupt no matter what side you choose.”

            thank you!

            tons of Americans right now are getting flac for trump when the majority of us DIDNT vote for him. its a scam, and man do i appreciate that you guys recognize that.

          • Mike

            Several things you said are false. 1.) Trump did condemn it. Initially he didn’t use the specific wording that some people in the media wanted, so he shortly thereafter re-condemned it more specifically. 2.) The term “alt-right” isn’t as broad as you and many other people make it out to be. It specifically means only followers of Richard Spencer’s extremist (and unpopular) ideas – he coined the term. 3.) I doubt several other things, such as Palmer donating to the inauguration – where’s the evidence?

          • kool

            1)Trump totally botched Charlottesville! I use that line whenever Im wrong about something. “Mistakes were made on many sides” will kill any rebuttals. 2)Also the alt right is a generic term now for anybody not liberal…just like the term thug is thrown at every black man not in a suit. 3)Even if Palmer did fund some B’s alt right cause it’s his money he owes no explanation to anyone.

          • kool

            Bro most of the stuff we use was made by people with questionable beliefs. Zuckerberg Zuckerberged Palmer luckey years ago so it’s not like we’re catering a klan rally.

          • Tom Hall

            Jesus SHUT THE FUCK UP

        • impurekind

          Seriously, you are an idiot.

    • Raphael

      Palmer legitimately won a chocolate eating contest and this was the main reason his face and neck became slightly chubbier.

  • iThinkMyCatIsAFlea

    Palmer Luckey’s mate, Steve Bannon, has been dropped from the New Yorker Festival. Thanks to those that pulled out in protest.

    Don’t support Oculus.
    Google Oculus Trump

    • impurekind

      Piss off, you total moron.

    • Tyler Soward

      Palmer Luckey doesn’t work for Oculus anymore… Election was two years ago.. pretty sure nobody cares. Maybe go post somewhere else?

    • Tom Hall

      Fuck off you massive tool

  • impurekind

    Tried it on Rift the other day, and despite not being made for it properly, it still kinda works. Look forward to the version where the controls and stuff and properly setup to work on Rift.

  • Jack Liddon

    MAGA creeps everywhere you go. Can’t get away from them.

  • Karol Gasiński

    Been there done that with player hands reconstruction ;)
    DK2, around end of 2014. Couldn’t release due to IP.

  • Kenji Fujimori

    Gimme dat

  • Ragbone

    Looks really good, but its not possible to turn on the rift which could have been done by assigning it to the right thumb stick which ruined it for me, i’m not turning my head round to walk the other way. It’s rare that a vr game comes out where the control system is sensible. Hope they add this in because everything else looks amazing.

  • So the comment ection for a anti Nazi game got turned into a political firestorm.

    This is why politics is comeplete and utter ass.

    You guys should jus delete all the nonsense.

  • So many childhood memories…

  • darklocket

    This was EXCELLENT and worked very well on my system. Thank You

    HMD Samsung Odyssey – Windows Mixed Reality Headset
    EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti FTW3 GAMING, 11G-P4-6696-KR, 11GB GDDR5X, iCX Technology
    Intel Core i7-8700K Coffee Lake 6-Core 3.7 GHz (4.7 GHz Turbo) LGA 1151
    ASRock Z370 Taichi LGA 1151 (300 Series) Intel Z370 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.1 ATX Intel Motherboard
    G.SKILL Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 2666 (PC4 21300)
    SAMSUNG 850 EVO 2.5″ 500GB SATA III 3D NAND Internal Solid State Drive
    SAMSUNG 860 EVO Series 2.5″ 1TB SATA III V-NAND 3-bit MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
    CORSAIR HXi Series HX1000i 1000W 80 PLUS PLATINUM Haswell Ready
    Noctua NH-D15 SSO2 D-Type Premium CPU Cooler
    Windows 10 – 64-bit

  • Blufor

    THIS needs to be done for DOOM 1 ASAP!