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Multiplayer gaming in VR: what’s it like?

December 20, 2018 / Mark Knapp

Virtual reality (VR) is an experience unlike any other – at least, that’s true to a degree.The ability to look around freely and interact with the virtual environment, especially with hand presence and six degrees of freedom, far exceeds the sense of inhabiting a space that you’d get from a traditional video game.Given that difference, you might naturally wonder how multiplayer works in VR.While the VR aspect and hand presence of it can make for some amusing and engaging differences, a lot about multiplayer in VR is similar to non-VR games.Let’s take a look at the various types of multiplayer games available in VR and see how they differ from their traditional, two-dimensional counterparts.