BTS in VR: K-pop stars come to 'Beat Saber' on Oculus Quest 2

Deep breaths, VR avid gamers who’re additionally Okay-pop stans.

Fb-owned Oculus introduced Wednesday that the worldwide phenomenon that’s the South Korean pop workforce BTS is coming to the VR recreation “Beat Saber.”

“Beat Saber” is a rhythm recreation for VR headsets, together with Oculus Quest, through which avid gamers slice coloured blocks with digital gentle sabers in time to song. It is likely one of the most well liked and freaking amusing video games at the platform, and it is about to get some upgrades.

At its AR/VR tournament Wednesday, Fb introduced the discharge of the Quest 2, in addition to new options and video games coming to Oculus units. That comes with multiplayer mode on “Beat Saber,” coming Oct. 13 to each Quest and Rift. In step with a teaser video, multiplayer mode seems like it’s going to permit avid gamers to create their very own avatars, which is able to then stand subsequent to one another, all taking part in directly. 

“Beat Saber” could also be getting a brand new song pack and avatar characters, courtesy of BTS. It is not transparent what function the BTS avatars will play, however the characters and song pack are anticipated to land on Oculus in November. 

Although Oculus has but to expose specifics, it seems that “Beat Saber” avid gamers will after all get to slice and cube in time to songs like “Boy in Luv.” That has the gang’s extraordinarily faithful fan base, referred to as the BTS military, excited. To mention the least.

The BTS avatars come from TinyTAN, a venture from the band’s manufacturer, Large Hit Leisure. They are beautiful dang adorable. 

Will this be the partnership that turns the Okay-pop stan military into Oculus avid gamers? Positive turns out love it.
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