If you’re a proud owner of the Meta Quest 3 headset, things are about to get a lot more exciting for you. The recently released Asgard’s Wrath 2 is just the beginning as a host of intriguing games are poised to be launched soon. Apart from VR adaptations of classics and new releases, several games are purpose-designed for VR. Below are the highlights of some of the most eagerly awaited Meta Quest 3 games. These games will also be compatible with Quest 2 and Quest Pro headsets.
A reincarnation of the 2011 Xbox 360 game, Bulletstorm is a larger-than-life VR experience replete with massive boss characters, making it an obvious choice for VR. Fast and kinetic, this game gets the tag of “comfortable” on the Quest store, appealing to VR beginners as well.
Release date: January 18
Arcade Paradise VR
Originally a surprise indie hit, this game transitions seamlessly into the VR world. As the manager of a laundrette aiming to convert it into a video game arcade, your VR journey starts from emptying washing machines to placing arcade machines. Featuring “35+” machines, light gun games are expected to stand out in this version.
Release date: TBC
Medieval Dynasty: New Settlement
An old-world game that takes you back to medieval times, this game requires building and maintaining a settlement. Switching to first-person mode for VR, this immersive game provides a unique relaxation experience.
Release date: Q1 2024
Stranger Things VR
Starring Vecna, a lead antagonist from the famed TV show, this game’s gameplay looks as unusual as its protagonist choice. Designed by Green Claws, this game contributes to an impressive line-up of VR projects.
Release date: February 2024
Offering something akin to a Spider-man experience in VR, Swarm is a grappling hook shooter. Its sequel takes the experience to another level, promising to be “bigger and better”. Despite its complexity, the game offers an approachable VR experience due to its clever design.
Release date: March 2024
Despite its delay to late 2024, Behemoth VR could be one to look forward to. Developed by Skydance Interactive – responsible for the notable Quest game, The Walking Dead Saints & Sinners – expectations for this atmospheric game run high.
Release date: Late 2024
Demeter makes optimal use of the mixed reality capability of Quest 3, creating miniature worlds within the confines of your room. It arguably uses the most ambitious adoption of mixed reality to date, underlining the Quest 3’s enhanced capabilities.
Release date: January 25
Attack on Titan VR: Unbreakable
An adaptation of the acclaimed manga series, its initial concept trailer offers a sneak peek at gameplay that resembles scenes from the anime. The game was supposed to release in 2023, but is now scheduled for the latter half of 2024.
Release date: H2 2024
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