The new Sports Bar VR with cross-play is a major social experience update & now available on Steam. A single through 8-player cross-platform virtual sports bar overflowing with fun and silly props, featuring an awesome set of fun games and new game modes for pool, darts, shuffleboard & more.
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Release Date:
Jun 1, 2016

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Notice: Requires one of the following virtual reality headsets: HTC Vive or Oculus Rift. See the VR Support section for more info.

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December 12, 2017

Patch Notes 12/12/2017

Hi Guys thanks for all the feedback and great comments on the most recent Sports Bar VR 2.0 update.

Here's todays patch notes:

Fixed bug where screen percentage wasn't actually being changed in graphics settings (we suggest you adjust your graphic settings to account for the functioning super sampling)
Fixed crash when cycling graphics settings
Fixed room scale bug where player was being asked to turn around
Made a graphical improvement to the balls
Smoothed cross platform avatars in multiplayer matches
Fixed collisions on shuffleboard pucks
Made EULA more clear to players
Re-added the pong gun
Added ability to disable the ghost ball to the settings page
Made online disabled message on the hand menu more clear as to why it is actually disabled
Bottles should now break correctly

Merry Christmas everyone,

From the Sports Bar Dev teams
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November 30, 2017

SportsBar VR 2.0 (Our Biggest Update… EVER.)

We are so excited to bring together the Steam, Oculus Home, and Playstation VR communities in this massive, FREE, update to SportsBar VR! With full cross-platform support, you can play with your friends and find new ones on any of the major VR platforms.
To help facilitate even better multiplayer we’ve added tons of new features, quality of life improvements, and things to do. There are daily challenges and prizes, tons of avatar customizations, game/AI options, and even two totally new games in the bar.

• Full Crossplatform Multiplayer between Steam, Oculus Home, and Playstation VR
• Increased number of simultaneous players to 8
• Privacy bubble and other multiplayer quality of life improvements
• 4-player based Pool games
• A new minimap to help you quick find and navigate to your friends around the bar

New Games
• Chained Reaction – A skill and time-based game testing which player has the best reflexes. 3-game modes
• Puzzle Treasure Hunt – Scour the bar for hidden puzzle pieces to complete the picture
• New AI opponents in Darts, Pool & Shuffleboard
• New UI to let you fully customize your game rules as well as several new game types

In Game Prizes
• Win tickets and get more fun avatar upgrades & items.
• Daily challenges, happy hour and other surprises to win more tickets.
• Tons of new avatar customizations and colors!
• Dressing room to try out all of your new winnings!

This has been a massive undertaking for our team, and we couldn’t have done it without you guys. It’s amazing how much SportsBar VR 2.0 has grown from its initial release as Pool Nation VR a year and a half ago, and it’s so cool to have an amazing community help us shape the game. We look forward to hearing your feedback and experiences in the new update, seeing Steam, Oculus, and PlayStation players all together and very much look forward to seeing you in the bar!

Reach us at & with any questions or concerns.

-SBVR Devs
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“the game that convinced me of the immersive qualities of the Vive’s roomscale and touch technology dropped me into a pub, in front of a pool table. Pool Nation, in replicating an experience that I’m familiar with, came closest to fooling my senses completely.”
Rock Paper Shotgun

“Pool Nation VR is one of the most complete and well presented videogames not just on the HTC Vive, but in modern VR as a whole.”
5/5 – VR Focus

“Pool Nation VR is simply an amazing game”

Special Edition

Pool Nation VR is now fully upgraded to SportsBar VR for all past and present Pool Nation VR owners!

About This Game

"Numerous comments exploded the web all talking the same thing, that this might be the biggest game released on VR by far…” VR Headsets 3D

"Though the HTC Vive is incredible early in its life-cycle, it already has its first “killer-app.” Hooked Gamer

Bringing the virtual pub experience to your living room, SportsBar VR has a major social experience update cross-play now available in version 2.0. Featuring an awesome set of bar games and an incredible pool simulation including 8 Ball, 9 Ball, 3 Ball, & Killer. SportsBar VR is the best place to digitally play and practice billiards, darts, or ramp ball anywhere!

Join up with 8 of your friends to hangout and play some air hockey, throw a few rounds of darts or build an insane dominoes setup using books, chairs and bottles. Play with friends online or offline against the AI, earn and spend tickets to unlock a wide array of collectible hats, pool cues, table skin decals and fun objects!

Whether you're a budding Ramp Ball champion, a serious pool player or just want take part in the time-honored pastime of throwing empty beer bottles against the wall, there's no wrong way to hangout in SportsBar VR.

Key Features!

  • Play Real Pool - Delight your senses with an immersive and accurate representation of the sport using motion control and real pool physics (be careful not to lean on the table, it's not really there). Choose from several variations of pool with popular rule sets and new game modes, or just hang out and hit some balls in free play.
  • No Consequences - Enjoy the pleasure of throwing a bottle at your opponent or breaking one against the wall. Aggressively throw things around the bar without the worry of being arrested or thrown out! We won't make you clean-up in VR.
  • A full bar of fun - Play improved air hockey, rampball, chess, checkers, shuffleboard, extra toys + minigames, and competitive challenge modes with and against your friends.
  • Compete daily - Take on daily challenges, earn daily login bonuses, and earn tickets from the new ticket economy to spend on cool new pool cues, table skin decals, and collectable hats.
  • Customize Your Game - Dress up your multiplayer avatar, customize your pool cue and controllers, decorate your table top and even the environment around you with tons of unlock-able goodies.
  • Online and Offline Opponents - Play against the AI or with up to 8 players globally in online crossplay, including voice chat so you can really talk some smack!
  • Kill Some Time - Play VR darts while waiting for your turn on the table, change the music or just explore the bar.
  • Go Crazy - Grab, stack, and smash objects in the world. Create a tower of bottles, stack them high and launch a pool ball at it.
  • Enjoy a Polished VR Experience - Years of VR / AR know how help provide a fun and comfortable VR space to hang out with your mates from the comfort of your own home.

SportsBar VR is compatible with the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift w/ Touch

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7 SP1 or newer
    • Processor: Intel i5-4590 / AMD FX 8350 equivalent or greater
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 970 / AMD Radeon™ R9 290 equivalent or greater
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • OS: Windows 7 SP1 or newer
    • Processor: Intel i5-4590 / AMD FX 8350 equivalent or greater
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 980 / AMD Radeon™ R9 380 equivalent or greater
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
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