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The most wanted PCVR games coming in 2023

RuneSR2
Level 15

Feel free to add your favorites - these are some of my "most wanted" VR games in 2023!

Some should have arrived in 2022, but did not make it - like:

 

February 2023. Saints & Sinners Chapter 2: Retribution (also for PSVR2)

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https://store.steampowered.com/app/1947500/The_Walking_Dead_Saints__Sinners__Chapter_2_Retribution/

 

Q2 2023. Hellsweeper 

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https://store.steampowered.com/app/1341490/Hellsweeper_VR/

 

March 30 2023. Vertigo 2

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https://store.steampowered.com/app/843390/Vertigo_2/

 

- and others were never planned before 2023:

 

April 2023. Pirates VR - Jolly Roger

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On the devs website, April 2023 is listed as the launch date: http://splitlightstudio.com/pages/games.html

https://store.steampowered.com/app/1443620/Pirates_VR_Jolly_Roger/

 

Q3 2023. Behemoth (also for PSVR2)

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More info here: https://www.behemothvr.com/

 

Q1 2023. Grimlord

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https://store.steampowered.com/app/1910860/Grimlord/

 

2023: Geronimo

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https://store.steampowered.com/app/2019620/GERONIMO/

 

February 2023: The Light Brigade (also for PSVR2)

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https://store.steampowered.com/app/1579880/The_Light_Brigade/

 

Q1 2023. Firmament

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2023: Into the Darkness 

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https://store.steampowered.com/app/1529530/Into_The_Darkness_VR/

 

2023: Low-Fi (also for PSVR2)

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2023: Soul of Kaeru (also for PSVR2) 

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https://store.steampowered.com/app/1975720/Soul_of_Kaeru/

 

March 9 2023: Peaky Blinders: The King's Ransom

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https://store.steampowered.com/app/1903670/Peaky_Blinders_The_Kings_Ransom/

 

Spring 2023: District Steel

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https://steamcommunity.com/app/616820/discussions/

 

2023: Undead Citadel

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Playable demo was released in 2022, so I hope devs make it this year: 

https://store.steampowered.com/app/819190/Undead_Citadel/

 

2023: Tin Hearts

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https://store.steampowered.com/app/1831700/Tin_Hearts/

 

2023. Tomb Explorer VR

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https://store.steampowered.com/app/1969920/Tomb_Explorer_VR/

 

Q1 2023. Umami Grove

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https://store.steampowered.com/app/1394470/Umami_Grove/

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RuneSR2
Level 15

Btw, maybe I should mention that in the original post I only included games which I thought could have a chance of getting a 90% rating (4.5/5). 

There are tons of new games and apps coming this year, but most did not impress me. 

If you're into Steam games, upcoming PCVR games can be found here:

 

https://store.steampowered.com/vr?flavor=contenthub_upcoming

 

I'm sure there're several diamonds in the rough, but hard to judge from 2D trailers. 

Valve Index & Oculus Rift CV1, Asus Strix OC RTX™ 3090, i9-10900K (5.3Ghz), 32GB 3200MHz, 8TB
"Ask not what VR can do for you, but what you can do for VR"

RuneSR2
Level 15

Suddenly 2023 got a lot more interesting!

 

 

I started losing interest in Half-Life 2 when Episode 1 arrived, didn't even finish Episode 2.

But VR is a game changer, and while Half-Life 2 is very dated, Episode 1 and 2 may indeed be better and more interesting. Episode 1 could be great in VR, maybe even one of the most important releases this year. Half-Life 2 VR Mod has a 97% average rating on Steam, or same as Alyx, and should not be underestimated 🙂

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RuneSR2
Level 15

I was genuinely happy to see this announcement - after 6 years, the game is launching - and this is no small release, the game looks awesome, and the current playable demo is of great quality too:

 

 

Find the game here - there's also a playable demo:

https://store.steampowered.com/app/616820/District_Steel/

 

RECOMMENDED System Requirements:

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel i7-4770 3.4 GHz
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
  • Storage: 8 GB available space
  • VR Support: SteamVR

 

I've been following the game for years, and once thought it was abandoned, so great to be wrong - and the demo was very promising. 2c.

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Valve Index & Oculus Rift CV1, Asus Strix OC RTX™ 3090, i9-10900K (5.3Ghz), 32GB 3200MHz, 8TB
"Ask not what VR can do for you, but what you can do for VR"

RuneSR2
Level 15

Forgot to include Cradle of Sins on the list - the game is expected anytime (Q1 2023) and is looking good now with Unreal Engine 5 support:

 

Find the game here: 

https://store.steampowered.com/app/1037380/Cradle_of_Sins/

Valve Index & Oculus Rift CV1, Asus Strix OC RTX™ 3090, i9-10900K (5.3Ghz), 32GB 3200MHz, 8TB
"Ask not what VR can do for you, but what you can do for VR"

RuneSR2
Level 15

Vertigo 2 is looking great, I did not like the playable demo much though:

 

Valve Index & Oculus Rift CV1, Asus Strix OC RTX™ 3090, i9-10900K (5.3Ghz), 32GB 3200MHz, 8TB
"Ask not what VR can do for you, but what you can do for VR"