We review some of the best virtual reality games to play in multiplayer, either locally or online. We will also see some of the titles of this type that are expected to arrive this year.
Star Trek: Bridge Crew
The game of the universe Star Trek, online cooperative multiplayer, has been developed entirely for virtual reality. In it you will be part, along with your friends, of a crew of four players in cooperative mode.
Assuming command of the U.S.S. Aegis, we can choose between one of the four available roles: captain, helmsman, tactician and engineer.
Our mission will be to explore an unknown area of the space called La Trinchera, to find a home for the Vulcan population. The Klingon Empire will try to interfere in your plans, posing a threat to the plans of the Federation.
In addition to the story, the game offers missions both solo and for the entire team.
A Uplay account and the Uplay PC application are needed to activate and install the game. A permanent internet connection is also necessary to play.
The game is compatible with Steam VR, Valve Index, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Windows Mixed Reality.
Echo Arena and Echo Combat
These two online multiplayer games, now part of Echo VR, are based on the Lone Echo universe.
The Echo Arena online social room (free) will allow us to launch the Echo Combat multiplayer shooting game.
In Echo Combat we will participate in three-on-three matches, in which we must defend our base or carry a load. For this we will have three weapons: comet, pulsar and nova.
To launch both applications we must run the Echo VR application in Oculus.
Onward is an online multiplayer shooter in which we must use all our tactical, coordination and aim skills to complete the missions.
We can play alone or in matches of up to five against five online, against other players or cooperative with artificial intelligence. We will also have a repertoire of 30 different weapons, different scenarios and climate effects.
The game is compatible with Steam VR, Valve Index, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift.
The online multiplayer shooter with a large community of workshops, each time offering new maps and updates.
Many describe it as the Counter Strike of virtual reality.
The game has different game modes, such as Team Death Match, capture the flag or search and destroy. In all of them we will enjoy a fast and dynamic action in teams, both online and with bots.
In Pavlov we can buy weapons, throw them on the ground, pick them up and with two weapons in their hands and feel the recoil of the shotguns.
In the following video we can see the real battle update of the workshop Steam.
The game is compatible with Steam VR, Valve Index, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift.
Arizona Sunshine, the zombie shooter with cooperative mode and made from scratch for virtual reality, continues its unstoppable expansion. It is already present in all virtual reality platforms (Steam, Oculus, PSVR and WMR).
We already reviewed the updates and news of the game in this article.
The game already offers free updates of thirteen two-handed weapons, with which it is possible to use peripherals such as the PP pistol and the Arena Infinity LITE (still to be launched).
We have several DLCs like The Dead Man and The Damned, which include new stories and missions.
Final Assault is a strategy and action game set in World War II. It is created from scratch for virtual reality.
The game is totally oriented to combat and battle in 360º. We can command jeeps, tanks, artillery and aircraft. We will order aerial bombings while our troops advance by land.
Strategic decisions have consequences that require quick thinking and quick VR reflexes.
Available now for Steam, Oculus and Viveport.
Space Junkies is an online multiplayer arcade style shooter, loaded with adrenaline and battles in extreme battles. In it you will fly flying in all directions deadly orbital sands, in a hostile space full of enemies.
In the Dirty Bowl mode, death lurks from any direction as you move at full speed fighting through the Orbital Sands, designed specifically to kill and built to shake you.
It has team combats, all against all, duel, King mode, 1vs1 or 2vs2. In them you will have all kinds of weapons, from solar bursts to biological weapons to kill your enemies.
This game is now available for HTC Vive, Steam and Oculus.
Orbus VR Reborn
OrbusVR: Reborn, the second part of OrbusVR is the only fantasy MMORPG designed exclusively for room-scale virtual reality.
The game takes place in a huge open world full of characters, stories or pets (like dragons).
Presents more than one hundred hours of missions in which we can fish or make objects with materials.
There are numerous dungeons that we can explore alone or in a group of up to five players, while we use voice chat.
Among the classes that we can select are: bard, paladin, shaman or scoundrel.
This game is now available for Steam, Oculus and Viveport.
Online multiplayer game is Nostos. In this game of adventures in the open world we will find scenarios and oriental elements. In this survival title we can create clans, explore with friends, build shelters and fight.
Nostos will be available this year 2019 for HTC Vive, Rift and Windows MR. Now we can make an advance order.
These games are making their way into the massive online multiplayer field and announce how the next releases of this genre will be.
Futuristic battle royale game with Fornite-style construction tools.
In addition to running, shooting or climbing, you can build fortresses and other elements or glide through the extensive jetpack map.
It can be played only online or in teams and will be available for Vive, Oculus Rift or Windows MR.
Game of espionage and fast-paced action in which we will play an elite secret agent, in high risk scenarios.
We will participate in persecutions through the streets and roofs of the city, hand-to-hand or distance combats, using advanced technological weapons.
The release date for this exclusive Oculus Rift game is July 11.
Game of Imsomniac Games in which you will put yourself in the skin of an android that has suffered serious damage to his body and will undertake his adventure looking for pieces to improve and save his friends.
In this game in the open world, full of islands separated by clouds, you will be able to climb, collect, fly and jump over gigantic cliffs and abysses.
This is the first trailer presented at E3:
You can play alone or with friends, exploring forgotten ruins and other scenarios, for which you will face great guardians, drones and titanium sentinels. For this, you will have all kinds of exotic weapons (one and two hands) that you will find on your way, to add them to your body.
In the GDC 2019 the new demo for Oculus’s new viewer, the Rift S, was shown, in which different missions were shown as a tutorial.
The game is expected for this year 2019 and the new Stormland from Insomniac Games is the new trailer:
DiRT Rally 2.0
Online multiplayer rally game in the official circuits of the FIA World Rallycross championship.
Codemasters announced at the launch that the game will have VR support for this year 2019.
It includes a realistic driving model, choice of tires and surface wear.
We will have more than fifty rally cars to choose from, and real locations (New Zealand, Argentina, Spain, Poland, Australia and the United States). We can run in Barcelona, Montalegre, Mettet, Lohéac Bretagne, Trois-Rivières, Hell, Höljes and Silverstone.
We can play alone or in championships around the world against other players. In addition, we will have daily, weekly and monthly challenges, with classifying tables and world events.