Plug it, Play it, Move and Rock it – Top VR Rhythm Games

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by Team VRGC

Step up the game with rhythm games in virtual reality! While putting your sense of rhythm to the test, many music-themed VR titles also provide a physical challenge. Hit or trigger notes, punch beats, master new moves and unlock tracks – all while keeping your body moving and working up a sweat! Below you can find some of our top picks for VR rhythm and music games. If you would like to discover more games in this category, head to our Game Explorer and select the tag Music.

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Beat SaberHyperbolic MagnetismYesYesYes
AudioBeatsFamikuYesYesYes
Into the Rhythm VRNTWO StudioYesYesN/A
AirtonehistoriaYesYesN/A
Rock Band VRHarmonixYesN/AN/A
Beats FeverArrowizYesYesN/A
Holodancenarayana gamesYesYesN/A
SoundboxingMaxintYesYesN/A
AudioshieldDylan FittererYesYesN/A

Beat Saber

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Beat Saber is a unique VR rhythm game, where your goal is to slash the beats (represented by small cubes) as they are coming at you. Every beat indicates which hand you need to use and also the direction you need to match. All the music is composed to perfectly fit the hand made levels. The goal is to make... » Learn more

AudioBeats

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AudioBeats is a tribute to traditional rhythm games. In the game players follow the rhythm of the music to beat the oncoming notes. The flying orbs indicate the rhythm of the music, when an orb touches the hexagon areas, knock the panels to crash it! There are three types of the notes: single, long key and the... » Learn more

Into the Rhythm VR

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Into the Rhythm VR is a drumming experience brought to virtual reality. You are given drum sticks along with 6 drums. Follow the dropping notes to play the awesome music you always wanted. All you need is a place to sit, and motion controllers to strike with the rhythm! Choose from a selection of songs, be it EDM... » Learn more

Airtone

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Airtone is the Air Rhythm Action experience that brings true rhythm gaming into the VR scene! Move your hands to the markers flying towards you, then shake, trace, or pull the controller trigger to catch them in time. Airtone will place you in a powerful rhythm gaming experience where you'll feel like... » Learn more

Rock Band VR

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Get ready for the most authentic high-energy rock’n’roll simulation ever! Strap on your trusty guitar, join your band on stage and rock out like nobody’s watching! Rock Band VR is a brand new take on the music game genre. Specifically designed from the ground up for VR and Oculus Touch, it... » Learn more

Beats Fever

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Beats Fever is a VR rhythm game set in stylish and charming world stages, where players enjoy cool music and catch incoming notes. With licensed tracks from renowned music agencies, easy and intuitive gameplay, high quality graphics and immersive environments, this title is for players of all age groups. » Learn more

Holodance

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Holodance was the first VR rhythm game shown to the public, mid 2015. Since then, it has evolved from "Dancing with Dragons" with only a few songs specifically produced for the game in its environmentalism themed Story Mode, to also letting you play more than 12,000 songs with over 45,000 hand-crafted... » Learn more

Soundboxing

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Soundboxing is a VR music video kickboxing game where you create the beats! Feeling competitive? Search for challenges and compete by punching to the beat of your favorite music videos. The longer your streak of correct punches, and the stronger you punch, the more points you'll earn. Feeling creative? You... » Learn more

Audioshield

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Experience your entire music collection in VR. Audioshield puts you at the point of impact for every hit in your music. Beats glide in slowly for mellow parts of songs, then ramp up for intense parts of songs with cross-body, double-shield, and high-altitude hits. » Learn more

A Different Dimension

If you are looking for a truly hypnotic and mind-blowing music experience, we recommend the following titles.

TITLES DEVELOPERRIFTVIVEPSVR
Rez InfiniteEnhance Games, MonstarsYesYesYes
ThumperDroolYesYesYes

Rez Infinite

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The ultimate version of Sega's psychodelic rail-shooter adventure Rez, fully remastered and evolved, including VR support and additional new content, all by members of the original development team. Experience 360 degrees of mind-blowing synesthesia as you blast through waves of enemies and massive... » Learn more

Thumper

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Thumper strips rhythm gaming down to its core. Classic rhythm-action is combined with speed and satisfying physicality. With one analog stick and one button, you control a space beetle while hurtling through stunning and treacherous worlds. Each rhythmic hit, crash, and impact is interwoven with an original... » Learn more
Note: This article entered our VR space 13 Aug 2017 but has since been updated!

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