Rhythm Game ‘Dance Central VR’ is Coming to Quest & Rift in Spring 2019 – Road to VR


Dance Central, the rhythm sport franchise from Harmonix, is formally coming to Oculus Quest and Rift this 12 months with the aptly named Dance Central VR. Who is aware of, you might even study to bop?

Right here’s a fast breakdown of what to anticipate: In the Studio, customers can follow their strikes both alone, or in entrance of an assistive UI to investigate dance efficiency, a bunch of which seems tremendous gestural-based. Heading to the Membership then brings you to quite a lot of areas with totally different dancers; that is the place customers will dance competitively to put up excessive scores on leaderboards.

Rhythm Recreation 'Dance Central VR' is Coming to Quest & Rift in Spring 2019 – Highway to VR 8Picture courtesy Harmonix

The Lounge is the place you may host non-public and public dance events for as much as 4 individuals and in addition play quite a lot of mini-games.

Dance Central VR is claimed to supply aggressive and co-op multiplayer, and solo sport modes too. It’ll be fascinating to see how effectively dancing works, contemplating leg monitoring isn’t one thing Quest or Rift can do. This more than likely means the sport is utilizing an inverse kinematics system that’s guessing the place your legs are whereas monitoring your arms and head.

Rhythm Recreation 'Dance Central VR' is Coming to Quest & Rift in Spring 2019 – Highway to VR 9Picture courtesy Harmonix

Dance Central VR can be promising a 32-song soundtrack with every little thing from 1970s chart-toppers to right now’s hits. Harmonix has launched these tracks publicly to date:

Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B — “Finesse (Remix)”
The Chainsmokers ft. Daya — “Don’t Let Me Down”
DJ Snake & Lil Jon — “Flip Down for What”
Haddaway — “What’s Love”
Pitbull ft. Ne-Yo, Afrojack, & Nayer — “Give Me Every part”
Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock — “It Takes Two”

It’s unsure if Dance Central VR will likely be thought-about a Quest launch day title or not, though it’s slated to launch in Spring 2019, the identical launch window as each Quest and Rift S.