Releases Recap: March 7 – 11

Oculus Blog
March 12, 2022

This week, we released a bunch of titles and updates across the Quest and Rift Platforms. Here’s a rundown of the highlights:

HitchHiker: A Mystery Game
In HitchHiker: A Mystery Game, you travel across the US with the help of five peculiar strangers. But wait, there’s a catch: You don’t remember who you are or even where you’re going. Each ride gives you an opportunity to reconstruct your memories by solving puzzles and having conversations with your drivers, who range from stoic farmers to off-duty waitresses. Each one has a story to tell. Clues appear, alliances emerge, and nothing is quite what it seems.

Perfect For: Fans of The Under Presents, Baba Yaga, and Wolves in the Walls
Developer: Mad About Pandas
Available On: Quest Platform // Rift Platform
More Info: Embark on a Surreal Road Trip in 'HitchHiker: A Mystery Game,' Out Now on Rift and Quest 2

Grab an instrument and get ready to jam in Virtuoso, your own virtual music stage! This VR musical sandbox lets anyone play and perform music in new, immersive ways. The six instruments of Virtuoso have been created specifically for VR. Set up your own custom drum kit with the Empads and tickle the keys of the three-dimensional Oorgan. You can also add vocals with lush reverb using the virtual microphone! Create music in real-time using the Looper and easily share it for all to hear. Even if you've never touched an instrument before, features like Tempo Sync and preset scales help you stay in time and on pitch!

Perfect For: Fans of Unplugged: Air Guitar, Tribe XR | DJ in VR, and Smash Drums
Developer: Really Interactive AB
Available On: Quest Platform // Rift Platform
More Info: 'Virtuoso' is a Musical Sandbox That Rethinks Music for VR, Out Now on the Quest Platform

Nock is the first real multiplayer sport for VR. Compete in aerial archery soccer matches from anywhere in the world! It's a brand new game that requires coordination, agility, and strategy. Skate and zip around the pitch while using a bow and arrow to blast the ball into the other team's goal. With intuitive controls and realistic physics, Nock is easy to learn but can take years to master.

Perfect For: Fans of STRIDE, In Death: Unchained, and Holopoint
Developer: Normal
Available On: Quest 2

Beat Saber - OST 5
The 1.20.0 update for Beat Saber gives you plenty of new ways to interact with the rhythm slashing game. One of the big new features is the arrival of the fifth original soundtrack, OST 5, a free pack that adds six new heart-pumping songs to Beat Saber’s music library—including “$1.78” by Schwank, “Curtains (All Night Long)” by EEWK, and “Final-Boss-Chan” by Camellia. The update has another treat for players in the form of new mechanics known as Arc and Chain Notes. Arcs appear as thin lines that help guide you through certain block patterns. And Chains represent a new type of block, one that’s split into several smaller sections. To earn points for completing a Chain, you must slash through all of its pieces.

Perfect For: Fans of Supernatural, Synth Riders, and Pistol Whip
Developer: Beat Games
Available On: Quest Platform // Rift Platform
More Info: Big ‘Beat Saber’ Update Adds OST 5, Arc and Chain Notes, and New Lighting System

Visit the Store on the Quest and Rift Platforms for even more immersive content. We’ll see you back here next week for another batch of releases.