The VR Drop: March VR Variety

2022 is starting to kick into gear when it comes to virtual reality (VR) videogame launches. Next week is a perfect example with titles arriving for most headsets that aren’t all first-person shooters. There are some guns alongside pirates, musical flair, and bizarre mysteries to uncover. So take a look at what’s just around the corner.

Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sister

Buccaneers! – Skyward Digital

Last week Skyward Digital released Buccaneers! The New Age of Piracy a free-to-play demo for its upcoming pirate adventure. Buccaneers! arrives this coming week, a single-player RPG where you become a fearsome captain waging naval warfare, with a campaign where you sign up with either the British, French or Spanish empires or the Buccaneers’ League. Engage in tense naval and land battles whilst customising your ship with new paint schemes, cannons and upgrades. Fight ship-to-ship combat then board enemy vessels and assault forts to loot the best treasure.

Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sister – Pixel Toys

Having released Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sister as a Meta Quest platform exclusive back in 2020 know it’s the turn of PC VR players. This is a non-stop action-adventure where you play the role of Sister Ophelia, a veteran Sister of Battle who is searching for her long lost twin sister whilst fighting to save all of humanity. Choose from Bolters, Plasma Pistols, Flamers, Las Rifles, Power Swords and Chainswords as you cut down heretics, Chaos Space Marines and even bigger foes.


Virtuoso – Really Interactive

Want to unleash that inner musician in you or looking for new, innovative ways to create a beat? Then Virtuoso is for you. Build songs using some familiar and unfamiliar instruments, physically drum your own beat, use the Looper tool to create layer upon layer of sound or try your hand at the three-dimensional Oorgan. Utilise the six instruments to record tracks and share them with the community.

République: Anniversary Edition – Camouflaj

The mobile stealth adventure arrived back in 2013 and in the following years Camouflaj expanded support to VR headsets like Gear VR and Oculus Go. After a long wait, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR are finally getting support with République: Anniversary Edition. The 10-hour campaign puts the fate of Hope, a hacker, in your hands, guiding her by viewing each level through security cameras. The main difference with this anniversary edition is the addition of a developer’s commentary.

  • Supported platform(s): PlayStation VR
  • Launch date: 10th March

HitchHiker: A Mystery Game – Mad About Pandas

Last on the list for next week’s launch collection is HitchHiker: A Mystery Game. As the title suggests, you play a hitchhiker grabbing rides from strangers. With no memory of who you are the goal is to uncover your backstory by jumping in cars, visiting new locations and finding clues.