Rec Room is the best place to hang out with friends from all around the world! Play multiplayer games like Paintball, or just chill in the park. Discover thousands of player-created rooms, with new ones added daily. Or build your own rooms with friends. It's cross platform and free, so come and join the fun!
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Note: This Early Access game is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see if the game progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“VR is still very new, so we want to work together with players to figure out what works best, what people really want to play, and generally how this genre should evolve.

We hope players will help us make a really cool community, so that as more and more people get into VR there's a vibrant and fun multiplayer community waiting for them!”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“No ETA”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The full version will be a continuation of the Early Access Version. We plan to add new activities, features, and customization options. We plan to keep working on the game, adding and tweaking in response to player feedback, as long as there is an engaged player base!”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Rec Room is fairly mature - there is a rich multiplayer ecosystem of games to play (like Paintball, Laser Tag, and co-operative "Quests"), an evolving set of tools for players to create their own multiplayer rooms, a token economy where you can buy items to customize your avatar, and a companion website (rec.net).”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“Early Access will be free. We plan to add at least one (entirely optional) feature to test out the payment pipeline.

After launch, we plan to add some premium features over time that cost money (examples might be scheduled tournaments, or special avatar items). But our current plan is to always have a free tier that lets you get into the game and have a great experience. That could change depending on how the VR market develops, but that's our current thinking.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We will be active in the forums (here on Steam, and on Reddit and Discord) to listen to feedback from players. We also have a feedback site:

https://recroom.canny.io/

In some cases we make work-in-progress activities available to players, clearly marked as "time limited Alphas" so the reduced quality won't be unexpected.

We post concepts, GIFs, videos, etc., of work-in-progress features so we can get feedback on whether people like the direction.

We have some (anonymous) telemetry and analytics in the game so we can do things like track session length, activity preference, etc. We want to be able to ask questions like "do people play activity #1 or activity #2 longer?"”
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June 8

Rec Room PATCH - for the "Rec Royale" edition

We've released a patch that fixes a few things:
  • Preventing players from falling through the map in Rec Royale
  • Fixed a bug where the Scout Pass wasn't showing the correct acorn balance
  • Made the "Play Again" door work as expected when you're in a custom Rec Royale room
  • Fixed the Radio in the Sandbox Machine to bring back the missing tracks
  • Got rid of the annoying bumps when walking in the Dorm Room
  • Improved the visual ordering of names on the Visitor Center map
  • Sundry fixes and improvements to backpack skins

Thanks for playing Rec Room! As always, don't hesitate to give us your feedback
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June 7

Rec Room UPDATE - the "Rec Royale" edition!

We've pushed a new update! Here's what's new:
  • New game mode Rec Royale - get ready to do battle on Frontier Island! It's everyone for themselves in this 16-player battle royale mode. The only way to win is to be the last scout standing!

  • Note that Rec Royale does not support squads - we plan to add this in the future, but for now please listen to Ranger Roy

  • New Frontier Pass - this is a season pass that lets you level up and unlock rewards within Rec Royale! The longer you last on the island, the faster you progress...
  • Updated locomotion - walk/sprint locomotion now has gravity, so you can walk of the edges of stuff and fall in a horrifying way! (Note this works in all rooms)
  • Lots of bug fixes, performance improvements, and tweaks based on your feedback from the Alpha weekend! (Including greatly improved holstering)
  • For more information on Rec Royale, please see our detailed Reddit post

But wait there's more!
  • Lots of updates to the Streamer Cam - on PC only (for now), we now support smoother streaming views with wider FOV, third person modes, and plenty more:

  • New orientation challenges - learn the ins and outs of Rec Room, and earn tokens along the way!
  • New outfits available in the store
  • Quest - fixed issue where being out of bounds could revive you (oops)
  • 3D Charades - fixed issue where podiums could float away
  • Custom Rooms - Fixed trigger volumes randomly respawning players to spawn points when someone leaves the room.
  • Custom Rooms - Fixed objects not appearing or appearing in weird spots in the Sandbox Machine
  • Sampler - added "2D Audio" setting (so SFX won't be positional)
  • Sampler - removed "looping" setting (which wasn't working properly anyway). To loop audio, provide a constant circuit signal. Momentary signal will play the sound "one shot".

Thanks for playing Rec Room! As always, don't hesitate to give us your feedback
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Reviews

“VR finally has its killer app, and it's called Rec Room”
C|Net

“A Killer Social VR Experience”
Giant Bomb

Feature List

  • Online multiplayer so you can have fun with people from all over the world
  • Be yourself - customize your appearance in the changing room
  • Rec Room is cross platform so you can play with friends on Rift, Vive, PlayStation VR, Windows VR, etc
  • Hang out and play in the Rec Center, or The Park, or choose one of our fun activities:
    • Paintball
    • Co-op quests - challenging adventures designed to be played with your friends!
    • Laser Tag
    • Rec Royale
    • Dodgeball, Disc Golf, 3D Charades, and other fun casual minigames
  • Browse thousands of player-created game and event rooms for you to discover, with new ones added daily
  • Build rooms with your friends with easy and fun 3D creation tools
  • Robust mute, ignore and moderation tools help you manage your experience
  • A fantastic and growing community of players who will help you learn and have fun!

About This Game

Rec Room is the best place to hang out with friends from all around the world! Play intense multiplayer games like Paintball, Laser Tag, Quest, and Rec Royale, or just chill with friends in the park. There are thousands of player-created game and event rooms for you to discover, with new ones added daily. You can even build your own rooms with your friends. Rec Room is cross platform and free, so come and join the fun!

Things to Know

  • Rec Room is an active game. Please use common sense and caution while playing!
  • Rec Room is cross platform so you can play with friends on Rift, Vive, PlayStation VR, Windows VR, etc
  • Children between 13-18 must consult with a parent or guardian before playing.
  • In Early Access, Rec Room defaults to being a public experience. You will interact and voice chat with other people in real time. Rec Room offers mute, ignore, and reporting features which we encourage you to learn and use. But even if you use these features, you still may be exposed to speech or behavior you find inappropriate.
  • By playing Rec Room, you agree to our Code of Conduct: https://www.againstgrav.com/code-of-conduct
  • Please be aware of our in-game reporting tools: https://www.againstgrav.com/reporting

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Win 7 or higher
    • Processor: Intel i5
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 970
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 1400 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: VR headset and controllers
    Recommended:
    • OS: Win 10 or higher
    • Processor: Intel i7
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 980 or better
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 1400 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: VR headset and controllers
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