Seize a Good friend and Play These PvP and Multiplayer Video games For VR Health
Playing and training in VR with single player games strengthens our self-confidence and makes us feel like superhero. However, immersion in multiplayer VR games and PvP (player versus player) games forces us to work with other players as a team, improves communication skills and provides us with a healthy dose of competition.
When you work as a unit to reach a goal, score a goal, block the other team, or fight another player, your brain gets oxytocin (among other feel-good chemicals) and you’ll stay on track for yours Fitness too!
Tip: If you want to find a team or players who can play in a game with you, first find their Discord channel or Reddit profile and then join their communities. There are lots of people looking for people to play VR with on these platforms.
Here are some PvP and multiplayer VR games that will help you stay fit.
Make sure you have your microphone and fitness tracker on and ready to have some of your best times and results. Playing in PvP and Multiplayer will put you into action like you have never done before.
Music and rhythm games
If you are looking for a platform boxing game that also lets you challenge up to 6 friends and online players to find out who can get the highest combo multiplier and calorie burn in one session, BOX VR is it. The game has always changed Trainer curated workouts that hit the arms and chest, and even targeted the core, quads, and glutes. Some people who are really fit sweat by wearing weighted vests and the like for extra strength training while poking and slicing punch balls.
Hit saber is one of the best VR rhythm games on Steam and is amazing for upper and lower body activity. The torso gets the brunt of the action by cutting perfectly matched punch cubes, while maximizing the legs and glutes with side lunges to get to the cubes and squats and avoid obstacles. Beat Saber makes this list because the modding community created a multiplayer mod.
Arm pumping cardio
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Sprint vector is a favorite here at VRFI for its fluid locomotion system. Swinging both arms to move around in the game isn’t just a great cardio workout. Both arms are used to collect power boost packs and as weapons to keep players off course. This game can be played individually or with up to 8 players and has just celebrated the first game of the game Speed running tournament for Mr. E’s Master League.
Arena and platform style PvP games
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As a futuristic racquetball game Racket: NXis a decent workout that will develop your serving skills and test your reflexes and awareness of angles. Try to hit as many polygonal tiles in a row as you can to score points against your competitor. For overhand and underhand throws, keep the core engaged by using your legs to strengthen your posture.
This game is known as virtual dodgeball for PvP. Sparc takes place on a platform in an arena where two players compete against each other, who can deflect or hit the ball of the other player first and who can hit his ball into the other player’s score with the strength of the upper body. Players rush and even jump to get to the other player’s balls and prevent them from getting points.
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Hyper Arena VR makes the list for both multiplayer and PvP because it has as much potential as a fitness game but hasn’t been released yet. As soon as it hits headsets, players throw discs to score at the opposing player and receive powerups and weapons like blasters and disc launcher. The studio behind HAVR is working on creating tournament modes for up to 60 players as they prepare for a future in sport.
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oVRshot is a 3v3 archery game in which players capture or defend a point while teammates protect each other from being respawned again. The players choose their archer class and special skills and take on the role of defense, attack or scout. Hiding and firing arrows behind pillars, boxes, and on multi-tiered maps makes it a great arm and leg game.
QuiVr is a 4-person, co-op, single player game that uses teamwork against hordes of enemies and bigger bosses. Both are great for improving coordination in archery and activating the entire body in real-time movements. Work together as a unit to get to the next gate or area.
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Born of an arrow is an archery game that can host up to 10 players at once in PvP battles. There are 12 different skill arrows that can be used in combat. Play Team Deathmatch, Free For All and Top Shot for different play styles. We recommend FFA and TDM play options for a full body workout that is also competitive.
Elven Assassin is a PvP, co-op, 2-4 multiplayer archery game in which you kill orcs with your trusty arrow and quiver from above or behind. Play Arcade Mode and Deathmatch to see who can pick up the most orcs, or try aiming and shooting at each other with ranged shots for the highly skilled or from a greater distance for a sneak attack.
Zombie and FPS games
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Both The risen dead and VR contagion: outbreak are action-packed FPS, single player, co-op and team based zombie games. In The Risen Dead, use so many weapons, including hand-to-hand combat, to fight your way through zombies or some intense arm and leg training. Or play Contagion VR: Outbreak and play against your friends in an online PvP game to become the last person standing.
Space junkies is a currently unreleased 2v2 and 1v1 FPS game without the carnage of an AAA quality shooter game. User laser guns take control of maps in zero gravity, pushing yourself to get higher than your competitor. Being at high spots or exploring maps doesn’t mean you can’t be shot at. This game has lots of quick turns and body maneuvers that are great for the legs and core, while the shooting involves the arms, adding this game to our list.
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The hugely popular arena and FPS game, Echo Arena, has seen tournament time with the second season of the VR League. It has also helped players lose weight and become more active. The zero gravity game can accommodate up to 15 players with 5-on-5 games (5 players become spectators). Work as a team, defend your target, increase the speed, shoot the opposing team and score goals with discs. Fans of the extreme frisbee game can expect the other multiplayer game, Echo Combat, to be released in the future.
Boxing and fighting game
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That game hasn’t even been released yet and is causing quite a stir with its expected early release in the third quarter. What was shaped as a virtual combat club? Virtual combat championship, real players compete against each other to rank online. Fighters not only use their punching power and knowledge of thrusts, overcuts, rolls, hooks, and combos to stun and knock back their opponent, but also use special skills to their advantage. This game will have a single player, co-op and practice mode at a later date.
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