Best VR Games on Steam

Steam currently has 6,524 VR games available to download and play. Explore our list of the best picks ranked by Player Score. Our Player Score rankings are calculated directly from reviews left on the Steam store and will be updated in real-time as more players leave their feedback. VR game rankings were last updated on 5/16/2024.

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1. Half-Life: Alyx

Half-Life: Alyx is Valve’s VR return to the Half-Life series. It’s the story of an impossible fight against a vicious alien race known as the Combine, set between the events of Half-Life and Half-Life 2. Playing as Alyx Vance, you are humanity’s only chance for survival.

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Half-Life: Alyx holds the #1 spot for "best VR game on Steam" with a Player Score of 97. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 88,627 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 87,170 positive reviews and 1,457 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $59.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Half-Life: Alyx on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $59.99
Release Date 3/23/2020
Franchise Half-Life
Developer Valve
Publisher Valve
Steam App Id 546560

2. Subnautica

Descend into the depths of an alien underwater world filled with wonder and peril. Craft equipment, pilot submarines and out-smart wildlife to explore lush coral reefs, volcanoes, cave systems, and more - all while trying to survive.

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Subnautica has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #2 spot for the best VR games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 269,387 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 260,848 positive reviews and 8,539 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $29.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $29.99
Release Date 1/24/2018
Franchise Unknown Worlds
Developer Unknown Worlds Entertainment
Publisher Unknown Worlds Entertainment
Steam App Id 264710

3. VTOL VR

VTOL VR is a near-futuristic combat flight game built for Virtual Reality. Pilot advanced multi-role jets, using your hands to flip switches, press buttons, and manipulate the virtual flight controls.

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VTOL VR has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #3 spot for the best VR games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 15,855 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 15,544 positive reviews and 311 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $29.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run VTOL VR on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $29.99
Release Date 8/3/2020
Developer Boundless Dynamics, LLC
Publisher Boundless Dynamics, LLC
Steam App Id 667970

4. Phasmophobia

Phasmophobia is a 4 player online co-op psychological horror. Paranormal activity is on the rise and it’s up to you and your team to use all the ghost-hunting equipment at your disposal in order to gather as much evidence as you can.

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Phasmophobia has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #4 spot for the best VR games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 675,742 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 648,668 positive reviews and 27,074 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $13.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $13.99
Release Date 9/18/2020
Developer Kinetic Games
Publisher Kinetic Games
Steam App Id 739630

5. Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes

Find yourself trapped alone in a room with a ticking time bomb. Your friends have the manual to defuse it, but they can't see the bomb, so you're going to have to talk it out – fast!

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Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #5 spot for the best VR games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 13,506 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 13,213 positive reviews and 293 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $5.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $5.99
Release Date 10/8/2015
Developer Steel Crate Games
Publisher Steel Crate Games
Steam App Id 341800

6. Blade and Sorcery

Blade & Sorcery is a built-for-VR medieval fantasy sandbox with full physics driven melee, ranged and magic combat. Become a powerful warrior, ranger or sorcerer and devastate your enemies.

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Blade and Sorcery has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #6 spot for the best VR games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 47,307 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 45,764 positive reviews and 1,543 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Blade and Sorcery on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 12/11/2018
Developer WarpFrog
Publisher WarpFrog
Steam App Id 629730

7. Hot Dogs, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades

Do you like hot dogs? How about horseshoes? Hand grenades? (everyone likes hand grenades) Anyway, we've got all that, and guns. SO MANY GUNS. So if you like ordnance, meat, and far too many groan-worthy puns, this is the VR sandbox game for you.

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Hot Dogs, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #7 spot for the best VR games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 20,108 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 19,509 positive reviews and 599 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Hot Dogs, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 4/5/2016
Developer RUST LTD.
Publisher RUST LTD.
Steam App Id 450540

8. SuchArt: Creative Space

Paint on any surfaces with numerous tools in Creative Space — a free sandbox version of SuchArt: Genius Artist Simulator. Create masterpieces, complete commissions, and decorate your studio in the most advanced artist sim!

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SuchArt: Creative Space has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #8 spot for the best VR games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 6,704 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 6,569 positive reviews and 135 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play SuchArt: Creative Space on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 1/21/2021
Developer Goose Minded
Publisher HypeTrain Digital
Steam App Id 1469280

9. Tabletop Simulator

Tabletop Simulator is the only simulator where you can let your aggression out by flipping the table! There are no rules to follow: just you, a physics sandbox, and your friends. Make your own online board games or play the thousands of community created mods. Unlimited gaming possibilities!

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Tabletop Simulator has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #9 spot for the best VR games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 61,878 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 59,514 positive reviews and 2,364 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Tabletop Simulator on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 6/5/2015
Developer Berserk Games
Publisher Berserk Games
Steam App Id 286160

10. Soundpad

Play sounds in voice chats in high digital quality. Add sounds or music to your microphone signal so others will hear it, too.

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Soundpad has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #10 spot for the best VR games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 69,368 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 66,667 positive reviews and 2,701 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Soundpad on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $4.99
Release Date 9/30/2017
Developer Leppsoft
Publisher Leppsoft
Steam App Id 629520

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94
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 20). Phasmophobia on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes on Steam. Steam Store.
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 20). SuchArt: Creative Space on Steam. Steam Store.
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 8). Soundpad on Steam. Steam Store.

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