Beat Saber gave VR a first-rate spot on one of many UK’s greatest Saturday evening TV exhibits this weekend.

Ant & Dec’s Saturday Evening Takeaway noticed its titular hosts go head-to-head in a Beat Saber battle on Oculus Rift S. They compete for the excessive rating and, surprisingly, they’re each fairly good at it, although it appears like they’re on Medium issue, not that we’re judging. There’s undoubtedly been some pre-show practise on either side. Test it out within the video under.

It’s not till you watch it right here you notice simply how comparable Beat Saber is to an precise Saturday evening sport present. It suits in completely with the tone. We’ve seen VR characteristic on comparable exhibits within the US earlier than; Jimmy Fallon usually performs VR pictionary with company on The Tonight Present.

Showcases like this are nice for elevating consciousness of VR know-how, and Beat Saber is the proper sport to point out it with; its on the spot accessibility has made it the preferred VR sport to launch prior to now few years. In truth, it’s been such a success that Fb purchased developer Beat Video games itself late final 12 months.

Curious about choosing up a VR headset to play Beat Saber after seeing it on the present? Together with the Rift S, it’s additionally out there on different VR headsets that want a PC just like the Valve Index and HTC Vive, however you may get it on extra accessible gadgets like PSVR (which wants a PS4) and Oculus Quest (which doesn’t want something) too.

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