Best VR Games for Home and Out-of-Home Fun
According to a Zion Market Research report, the virtual reality (VR) gaming market is expected to reach almost $90.7 billion by 2026. This is no surprise since VR headsets have now become very mainstream.
These headsets allow you to immerse into your own artificial world and have the best, high quality, high octane gaming experience you can imagine. With such a plethora of games available in the market, it is hard to pick the best. But here is our pick of the Top VR games out there:
1. Beat Saber
Gaining quite a lot of popularity after being featured on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, Beat Saber is a music and rhythm game with a Star Wars twist. As the music plays, Beat Saber generates different patterns of color-coded blocks on the screen that you must hit with the correct controller as they slide towards you with lightsabers.
Available on: HTC Vive; Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift and Rift S; PlayStation VR; Windows Mixed Reality.
2. Astro Bot Rescue Mission
This is a super action-packed game where the players are on a mission to rescue various members of their crew who are scattered across space. The game has 20 main levels and 26 challenge levels. The game also features 360-degree worlds and several different weapons for a great experience.
Available on: PlayStation VR
3. I Expect You to Die
In this action-packed game, you are a spy attempting to escape from a series of life-threatening situations before time runs out. You will have your wits, problem-solving skills, and telekinesis in your arsenal.
Available on: HTC Vive; Oculus Quest; Oculus Rift and Rift S; PlayStation VR; Windows Mixed Reality
4. No Man’s Sky
A VR compatible upgrade of the 2016 failed game with the same name, No Man’s Sky is a mission to reach the center of the universe. On your journey, you land on and explore many planets and various challenges on these planets.
Available on: HTC Vive, PlayStation VR
5. Project Cars 2
Nothing beats the rush of sitting in the driver’s seat of a super cool race car, pushing the accelerator harder and harder and zipping through a race track at insane speeds. Project Cars 2 lets you experience this rush from the comfort of your home.
Available on: HTC Vive; Oculus Rift and Rift S
6. Robo Recall
In the midst of a robot uprising, you must take down all the enemy combatants with a variety of weapons and combat moves as a new member of RoboReady’s Recall Department. If you’ve always dreamt of fighting Ultron, this is the right game for you.
Available on: Oculus Quest; Oculus Rift and Rift S
While there are many more amazing games out there, these games are the ones that have received stellar feedback from players. With these as well as many, many more options available, be sure to have a great time with your VR games.