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StatusPRO, a sports activities expertise firm, introduced NFL Pro Era on the Meta Quest Gaming VR Showcase held on April 20. The VR title will cast gamers within the function of an NFL quarterback, and process them with calling performs, studying defenses, and making an attempt to finish passes to receivers. According to a press launch accompanying the game’s announcement, NFL Pro Era will launch later this fall for each the Quest and PlayStation VR.

At Meta’s showcase, StatusPRO debuted a trailer starring Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson that confirmed pre-alpha gameplay footage of the title.

“NFL PRO ERA brings fans closer to the action than they’ve ever been before by allowing them to step into their favorite quarterback’s shoes,” mentioned StatusPRO president and co-founder Andrew Hawkins throughout the announcement. According to StatusPRO, the corporate is “utilizing [NFL] player data […] to create a truly authentic NFL player experience.”

The NFL and StatusPRO beforehand introduced their partnership final March, with the aim of “[bringing] fans closer to the gridiron than ever before.” StatusPRO is headed by Andrew Hawkins — a former NFL broad receiver — in addition to Troy Jones, who previously performed soccer in school, and later labored for the NFL Players Association.

Meta’s showcase additionally pulled the curtain again on a handful of different VR titles, resembling Among Us VR, Moss Book 2, in addition to a brand new update for Resident Evil 4 VR.