Why can't I access the VR Jackal missions in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare?

Now that Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is officially unleashed upon the world, that means PlayStation VR owners can get their own fix of space-based action. The main game is still only playable in 2D, but Activision has produced a separate experience for VR based around the bits where you fly the Jackal in space.

If you've just loaded up your copy of Infinite Warfare, you might be wondering where your VR goodness is. When you navigate to the option within the game you're left looking at a padlock and no way to play.

What no-one told you is there's a separate download you have to go and grab from the PlayStation Store.

It isn't massive — it's another 1.2GB on top of an already hefty install — and it appears to be free to everyone on the PlayStation 4. You don't appear to need Infinite Warfare at all to play it, though!

Paul playing COD

Navigate to the link at the foot of this post to download, then when you head back into the main game you'll be able to slide into the headset and take off into outer space! If you're yet to pick up Infinite Warfare and you're curious about the VR experience, here's a little sneak peek from our own Paul Acevedo when he played it at COD: XP earlier this year:

The Infinite Warfare VR experience takes place within the cockpit of a Jackal. Looking around, you can witness the cockpit controls, your pilot's arms on a pair of flight sticks, and his legs in the seat. You play this VR demo with a DualShock 4 controller, using the analog sticks to pilot the ship. As you move a thumbstick, the pilot's arms move accordingly in VR. Quite cool to see!

If you've already taken your Jackal for a flight, drop into the comments below and let us know how it was!

Download Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Jackal Assault VR from the PlayStation Store

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