Disconnected brought his Rock band– Gameplay style to Quest in October thanks to the optical finger tracking of the standalone headset, essentially allowing you to play “aerial guitar” instead of using a plastic device. Developer Anotherway has now announced that the game will be heading to PC VR headsets next month and will only work with Valve Index controllers.
Anotherway announced that Disconnected arrives on PC VR headsets on December 2, providing support for SteamVR headsets that have the ability to use Valve Index controllers.
This is basically limited to any headset that uses the SteamVR tracking standard, which includes the Valve Index, HTC Vive, Vive Pro, Vive Pro 2, Vive Cosmos Elite, and Pimax headsets. The reasoning behind this: index checkers provide five-finger tracking; only four are needed to register the individual finger positions you need to perform specific chords.
To celebrate the release of PC VR, the studio is releasing a new Steel Panther song, which will be a free update to Meta Quest and PC VR. A Quest Passthrough option is also arriving in the Quest version of the game, which will allow users to mix the virtual scene with their living rooms.
We noticed that Quest’s sometimes unreliable manual tracking really killed a lot of the fun of Disconnected, which is part of the reason why we gave it a somewhat average rating [6/10] in our Quest review when it launched in late October. It will certainly be interesting to see how that improves with the addition of Index controllers, as we know they are rock solid.