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Here are the games coming to the Oculus Quest

Can’t wait to see people fail at Dance Central VR.

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Image: Oculus

It’s been six months since Oculus announced the standalone Quest VR headset, giving the provisional release date as “Spring 2019.” Well, spring has sprung, so they say, and the VR headset is still a virtual no-show.

Just as PAX East 2019 started, Oculus dropped a few game announcements, along with a “sizzle reel” of other content coming to the platform.

Check out some of the games that will be releasing for the Oculus Quest

The cool thing about the game announcements? They’ll both be coming to the Oculus Quest standalone headset and the more powerful Oculus Rift S which needs a PC to power it. Oculus has been working closely with the developers to bring as many of the Rift’s hits to the Quest.

That list includes SUPERHOT VR, which puts the seminal SUPERHOT onto a platform that virtually feels tailor-made for the game. Also included, Space Pirate Trainer, where the lack of wires on the Quest headset should be an advantage to the shooter that calls for nimble feet and even more nimble trigger fingers.

A big addition to the platform comes in the form of Xbox 360-era hit Dance Central as it is being resurrected in the form of Dance Central VR. From everyone’s favorite rhythm game developer, Harmonix, the new dance-till-you-drop game has a new twist other than the VR setting – synchronous multiplayer. Now, you can dance battle your friends, in real time. I can’t wait to see this being broadcast on Twitch while using the new Squad Stream functionality, especially if they manage to incorporate mixed reality video.

Just before we go to the full list of known games, feast your eyes on the awesomeness that is Vader Immortal, the ILMxLAB-produced three-part Star Wars series that’s coming to the Oculus Quest (and presumably the Rift S as well).

Here’s the full, confirmed list of games and other experiences that will be on the Oculus Quest platform at launch:

  • Angry Birds VR
  • Apex Construct
  • Bait!
  • Beat Saber
  • BigscreenVR
  • BoxVR
  • The Climb
  • Creed: Rise to Glory
  • Dance Central VR
  • Dead & Buried II
  • Drop Dead: Dual Strike Edition
  • Eleven Table Tennis
  • Face Your Fears 2
  • Fruit Ninja VR
  • High Fidelity
  • I Expect You to Die
  • Job Simulator
  • Journey of the Gods
  • Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes
  • Moss
  • Ninja Legends
  • Nostos
  • Racket Fury: Table Tennis VR
  • Rec Room
  • Robo Recall
  • Rush
  • Sairento VR
  • SculptrVR
  • Shadow Point
  • Space Pirate Trainer
  • Sports Scramble
  • Tokyo Chronos
  • The Under Presents
  • Ultrawings
  • Vacation Simulator
  • Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series – Episode I
  • Virtual Desktop
  • Virtual Virtual Reality
  • VRChat
  • VR Karts Sprint
  • vTime

What do you think? Are any of the games on the list must-haves for you? Let us know down below in the comments or carry the discussion over to our Twitter or Facebook.

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Maker, meme-r, and unabashed geek with nearly half a decade of blogging experience at KnowTechie, SlashGear and XDA Developers. If it runs on electricity (or even if it doesn't), Joe probably has one around his office somewhere, with particular focus in gadgetry and handheld gaming. Shoot him an email at joe@knowtechie.com.

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