I spy with my little eye. That's likely the new motto of Adam Jensen, the protagonist of the upcoming Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. The game is now augmented with support for the Tobii EyeX gaze-tracking controller, letting players perform a number of actions using only their pupils. How do you like them apples, Vive?
Square-Enix and Tobii announced the new feature today and have made a bundle available offering a free copy of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided with the purchase of an EyeX controller. (Tip from our own Colton Westrate: use the code "NUKEMDUKEM" at checkout for 30% off.)
In addition to Jensen's ever-increasing arsenal of weapons, players get a few new tricks courtesy of the EyeX controller. For starters, aiming becomes really easy—just look at the intended target, and press the fire button. That gives a whole new meaning to "point and shoot." Looking at the edges of the screen will pan the view, effectively netting players a few more field-of-view degrees.
Then there's "Icarus Dash," which will let players move Jensen just by looking at the intended direction. Square promises a cleaner UI, too, thanks to the EyeX's ability of highlighting certain elements only when the player is looking at them. Last but not least, when the bullets start flying, players can just scan the screen for available cover so Jensen can duck there.