The 10 Best VR Multiplayer Games
Virtual reality games are fun, but what could be more fun than playing with friends?! With VR Multiplayer games you can have a very nice VR experience with friends or family, or with complete strangers. To help you on your way, we will list our favorite VR multiplayer games in this blog.
To really experience a VR game, it is important that you have good virtual reality glasses. There are a whole VR headset on the market, but did you also know that every VR headset has its own 'unique selling point'? In our blog The Best VR headsets of 2021 you can read all about the latest VR headsets of the moment. But if you are quickly looking for a number of recommendations, take a look at these VR glasses:
- When graphics are important: HP Reverb G2
- When mobility is important: Oculus Quest 2
- When field of view is important: Pimax 5K
1. Gorilla Tag
The undisputed number 1 of the most popular VR multiplayer games right now is Gorilla Tag. This game was developed by 1 person, but turns out to be a huge hit. It's a combination of tag and free-running - with the added benefit of being able to play it all in VR!
The graphics of the game don't look spectacular, but the gameplay is all the better. Gorilla Tag also contains elements of VRChat. You can go about your business extensively by playing fanatic tag, but you can just as well have a nice chat with someone without moving too much.
Download Gorilla Tag here.
2. STRIDE Multiplayer
Number 2 on this list is STRIDE Multiplayer. STRIDE is a VR freerunning game where you have to complete a course as fast as possible. Unique to the gameplay of STRIDE is that the game has a very good 'flow'. It just feels really good when you complete a parkour in a perfect way.
In STRIDE Multiplayer, the same principle of taking a course applies, with the main difference that you can do this in competition with others. So you no longer only race against yourself, but you can compete with your friends!
Download STRIDE Multiplayer here.
At number 3 on this list we find Blaston. Blaston is very popular right now because of its simple principle: a 1-on-1 shootout where you have to dodge bullets and try to hit the others. The game can be played both single player and multiplayer. Play against strangers or against friends: Blaston feels like some kind of workout that is also fun to do!
Download Blaston here.
4. POPULATION: ONE
Anyone familiar with VR probably also knows POPULATION: ONE. This game is also compared to the GTA of Virtual Reality. Together with your squad you 'hunt' other players and try to win.
The great thing about POPULATION: ONE is that you can just play the game with friends. Being on a team together really feels like you're being sucked into the world and you're doing your best to go home with the win.
Download POPULATION: ONE here.
5. Pavlov VR
Already a somewhat older game, but no less good: Pavlov VR is the founder of multiplayer FPS VR games. Pavlov can be compared to the popular game Counter-Strike. In Pavlov you and your team compete to eliminate the other team. You can start in a random match, but it is of course much more fun to just do this with your friends!
Download Pavlov VR here.
6. Arizona Sunshine
Already a somewhat older game, but no less relevant: Arizona Sunshine is the zombie shooter when it comes to VR multiplayer games. That's not surprising, because the game looks beautiful and works in a very nice way. You can play different missions where you are guided through an 'open-world', but you can also just do a simple zombie wave shooter.
Arizona Sunshine can be played alone, but is even more fun when you play it with friends! Go online (or even local co-op) and try to survive as long as possible!
Download Arizona Sunshine here.
7. The Forest
In The Forest you are a lone survivor of a plane crash. You crash in the middle of the forest and have to try to survive as long as possible. You do this by making things, exploring and, in some cases, fighting to survive.
You don't have to be scared to play The Forest. The game is a 'first person horror survival game', so playing it with a VR headset is extra scary. Fortunately, you can also just play it online with friends, so that makes it a lot less scary!
Download The Forest here.
8. Star Wars: Squadrons
This is every Star Wars fan's dream: in Squadrons you get to work as a starfighter pilot and take a seat in an X-wing or TIE-fighter plane. Together with your mates (squadron) you go to war in the universe!
Star Wars: Squadrons is a single player game. but also online with or against each other. Invite your friends and go on the most epic battle ever!
Download Star Wars: Squadrons here.
8. Raw Data
Raw Data combines a neo-sci fi world with robots and ninjas. This sounds nice; And that is it. The game is set in a surreal world where you get to fight against robots and other monsters. Do this alone or with your friends.
Fast gameplay, a good story and above all very cool graphics. That's what makes Raw Data a really cool game to play with your friends.
Download Raw Data here.
After all the shooting violence of the above games, it's time for a more light-hearted game. In Ragnarock, you and your friends can control a Viking ship based on music and rhythm. Nice graphics in combination with music and funny bits make this game a very nice experience.
Download Ragnarock here.
10. Synth Riders
Synth Riders is a rhythm-based game in which you, together or alone, have to hit the right size of cubes. This game is reminiscent of Beat Saber, but focuses even more on the fitness aspect of it. For example, it is possible to link your heart rate to the game, so that it keeps track of exactly how much you move and how many calories you burn while playing.
Play Synth Riders alone or with friends. You can do both!
Download Synth Riders here.