Beat Saber is likely one of the hottest VR video games round. Nonetheless, not solely is the rhythm recreation common for its base recreation and DLC tracks, but additionally for its large customized map group.
There’s a wealth of nice group maps accessible on-line, and with a little bit little bit of tinkering you can begin enjoying some implausible customized maps in Beat Saber. Right here’s our information on how you can get began.
The next information is for the PC VR model of Beat Saber solely. Modifying the sport doesn’t appear to be attainable on PSVR and the Oculus Quest has a really totally different course of that modifications recurrently, relying on which instruments are presently accessible.
We’ll attempt to hold this information updated as a lot as attainable, however generally it may be arduous to maintain up with all of the patches and modifications to the modding instruments. If patch numbers or sure issues don’t fairly match this information sooner or later, you may be capable to determine the mandatory modifications to the method your self. If not, we’ll attempt to replace the information as usually as attainable.
Instruments and Websites
There are a bunch of various instruments and websites you should use for Beat Saber modification. For the needs of this tutorial, we’ll be utilizing Mod Assistant for set up and first-time setup and the positioning Beast Saber to search out and obtain customized maps.
Though we received’t cowl it right here, if you wish to learn up on another for managing your customized maps, try BeatDrop 2.
Earlier than getting began, we advise making an account on Beast Saver and downloading the most recent launch of Mod Assistant from GitHub.
You may additionally have to know the set up location of Beat Saber in your system. In case you merely put in the sport by way of Oculus or Steam in your normal C:// drive within the default location, then you definitely shouldn’t want to fret. Nonetheless, in case you have your video games put in in a customized location or you’ve got a number of drives with totally different applications put in throughout them, you may need to find your Beat Saber set up folder location now (it’s best to be capable to use the Oculus app or Steam to search out the placement).
Additionally, ensure you’ve run/performed Beat Saber a minimum of as soon as in your system earlier than continuing or putting in any mods.
First Time Set up
In case you’ve by no means put in customized maps in your copy of Beat Saber, you’ll want to put in some plugins and mods that allow third-party map assist in-game. When Beat Saber updates, your customized maps could or is probably not intact/enabled. For instance, on the time of writing, going from model 1.6 to 1.7 of Beat Saber didn’t disable or take away any customized maps. Nonetheless, patches and updates do have the potential to interrupt mod assist. So, for future updates, there’s an opportunity you will have to repeat these steps once more, maybe with some modifications to accommodate for a brand new patch.
1. Open up ModAssistant.exe and comply with the phrases of use.
You don’t want to put in Mod Assistant — you’ll be able to place it anyplace and open it from wherever, everytime you need to use it.
If Mod Assistant can’t discover you Beat Saber set up folder, it should ask you to find it. Level it towards the folder you situated earlier, if that’s the case.
2. Open up the Mods tab.
Once you open the mods tab, all the prerequisite mods for customized maps ought to be robotically ticked. There are a complete bunch of others you’ll be able to set up, however for the needs of this tutorial, simply click on the “Set up or Replace” button within the backside proper for now. You solely want to put in the fundamental, pre-selected mods to play and set up customized maps.
NOTE: On the left hand aspect, you’ll see a drop down menu indicating your Beat Saber model. Typically, after an replace, the most recent launch of Mod Assistant may not technically assist the most recent model of Beat Saber. On this case, Mod Assistant ought to warn you that your Beat Saber model is newer than what this system helps. It also needs to ask if you wish to proceed anyway. Previously, we’ve efficiently been capable of proceed anyway and simply proceed the method with the newest supported model of Beat Saber chosen in Mod Assistant, even when it doesn’t fully match the model we now have put in. Whereas we didn’t run into any issues, this may range on a patch-by-patch foundation or may change sooner or later.
three. Look forward to mods to complete putting in.
As soon as mods are completed putting in, you’re prepared to put in some customized maps.
Set up Customized Maps
In case you didn’t change any of the preset mod installs, then Mod Assistant ought to have put in a software that can assist you to seek for and set up customized maps in-game. You’ll find this software in-game, on the left hand aspect of the principle menu subsequent to launch notes. There shall be a tab studying “Mods”. Clicking on that tab will provide the choice “Extra Songs”.
In case you would quite set up maps out of your desktop after which hop into VR later to play them, return to Mod Assistant and go the choices tab. Below “Allow One Click on Installs,” tick Beast Saver (It’s best to solely want to do that as soon as, simply to show the characteristic on). Then, whereas shopping maps on Beast Saber, you’ll be able to merely click on the cloud-install button (pictured under) to put in a map (you might should be logged into Beast Saver, you’ll be able to register a free account).
The cloud obtain button, third from the suitable, will set up the maps from Beast Saver through Mod Assistant.
Once you go to one-click set up a maps from Beast Saver, your browser may ask if you wish to enable the positioning to open Mod Assistant — click on sure. After some time, though it’d appear to be nothing is going on, it’s best to get a Home windows notification indicating that the customized map has been put in.
After downloading and putting in maps, both in-game or in your desktop, they need to seem in-game beneath a customized songs tab. Go get slicing!
That ought to be all the things it’s essential to begin putting in customized maps on Beat Saber for PC VR. You probably have any questions or issues, remark under and we’ll attempt our greatest that will help you out.
This text was initially revealed in 2018 with a distinct, now outdated, course of. This information has been up to date a number of instances, most lately on the fifth of February 2020, to mirror present strategies and take away outdated ones. In case you’d prefer to see an archive of previous strategies and the earlier article content material, try this archive submit right here.