PowerBeatsVR is an intense, rhythm-based VR fitness game with regular updates. It offers exciting challenges with lots of boxing, squatting and dodging, and includes leaderboards, a level editor, player statistics, multiple weapons, calorie tracking, and support for heart rate monitors. And more to come.
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Mostly Positive (32) - 78% of the 32 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Apr 18, 2019
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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?

“We have great plans for PowerBeatsVR and believe that the best way to develop an amazing game is by listening to the community and aligning the development accordingly. The feedback we got from early-stage players was so valuable that we decided to take this to the next level with Early Access. It will help in making PowerBeatsVR the best and most enjoyable VR fitness game it can be.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“It depends to a large extent on the reception of the game. The more people crave for more, the more content and features we will certainly add. Right now, we want to move out of Early Access with a polished game before the end of 2019.”

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

“More content will be the focus of our work with the priorities set by the community. We’d like to implement the following:
  • More songs & challenges
  • Detailed performance measures & personal stats
  • Stamina (endurance) mode
  • Automated beatmap generation for custom songs
  • "Friends" leaderboards
  • Party mode
  • Performance optimization
  • Additional environments
  • Multiplayer mode

Visit our Development Roadmap on Trello to see all planned features and what we are currently working on.

Plans may change over time, as we are in Early Access for a reason and the community feedback will play an important role during further development.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“We believe that PowerBeatsVR, even as Early Access, is already amongst the best rhythm-based VR fitness games featuring state-of-the-art technology, and is capable of providing hours of enjoyable entertainment and effective VR workouts as single-player experience at home or in VR arcades.

PowerBeatsVR today features a nicely working core gameplay experience which includes:
  • 13 official songs of vastly different genres
  • VR level editor & custom music support
  • 3 difficulties
  • 4 weapons with different playstyles
  • 3 virtual arenas
  • Worldwide leaderboards
  • Calorie tracking
  • Heart rate monitor support
  • Avatar system
  • LIV Mixed Reality support

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

“The price will not change during Early Access. We may raise the price for the full release, depending on the amount of content added during development. However, our goal is always to provide great value for our players.”

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

“Listening and responding to our community will be pivotal. We will discuss new features with our community as they are developed and encourage everyone to give us feedback and to report issues.

Also, feel free to send us your content ideas of what you would like to see in a future version of the game. You can contact us via the Steam forum, or our Discord Channel. We would love to meet you there.

We also love reviews and comments, so please leave them on the Steam Store. We’ll search social media for videos, reviews, and comments and feature them on our channels.”
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Reviews

“PowerBeatsVR is already off to a brisk start as one of VR’s top fitness experiences.”
VR Fitness Insider

“Being able to play a fun game whilst burning calories is a win-win. It doesn’t make you feel like it’s a workout but something you enjoy.”
Gaming Respawn

“This workout changes things up and makes working out fun, like playing a sport, where you do it because it is fun and the health benefits are just an awesome bonus that comes with it.”
A YouTuber's review (DyVRsion)

About This Game

PowerBeatsVR is an adrenaline-pumping, rhythm-based VR fitness game.

The game is physically intense like no other. It will let you move, squat, sidestep and leap around obstacles in ways you haven’t done before.


Move with the beat as you punch your way through challenging obstacle courses in several virtual arenas. Shatter incoming boulders into satisfying pieces with forceful hits and see those calories burn.

The stronger you hit, the more points you get. Feel the power and have fun while training your stamina, strength, balance, and reaction.

Experience intense VR workouts on higher levels of difficulty. Or choose the easier modes for just having fun while smashing stuff to the beat of a diverse and energetic soundtrack. In any case, you can try to get to the top of the leaderboards.

Will you take on the challenge?

Features:

  • Handmade Beatmaps: Every challenge perfectly fits the underlying song.
  • VR Level Editor & Custom Song Support: Create challenges for your own music from the comfort of VR or import and play beatmaps from other players.
  • 3 Difficulties: Start with the first difficulty and work your way up. Or directly jump to the Expert mode and handle an insane amount of targets and obstacles.
  • 4 Unique Weapons: Fight with your bare fists, wield powerful hammers, grab some shields, or use a chargeable weapon for massive destruction. It’s your choice, once unlocked.
  • Leaderboards: Get to the top of the leaderboards and become number one.
  • Calorie Tracking: See how many calories you have burnt over time and set your own goals.
  • Heart Rate Monitor Support: Check your heart rate (min/max/average) from within the game and see your fitness level progressing.
  • Avatar System: Show off your performance with built-in avatars.

One More Note from the Developers

We want to make PowerBeatsVR the most enjoyable VR fitness game available. Thus, we continuously improve the game and add new content and features based on your feedback.


So, feel free to contact us if you have ideas, questions, or issues with the game. Also, let us know if you enjoyed the game because that would make our day!

Mixed Reality support

The game fully supports LIV and the regular SteamVR quadrant view for Mixed Reality.

Arcades

PowerBeatsVR is available via the Steam Arcade program, SpringboardVR, and SynthesisVR.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7 or later, 64bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-4590
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce GTX 970 or AMD Radeon R9 29
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-6500
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon RX 480
    • Storage: 2 GB available space

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