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The Best Upcoming And Playable VRMMORPGs In 2021

The Best Upcoming And Playable VRMMORPGs In 2021

This is our list of the worthiest playable and upcoming VRMMORPGs and a few non MMOs that we still think MMO fans will enjoy in 2021.

Don’t get your hopes up because none of them even comes close to Sword Art Online. That kind of VR experience is still a long way off, but we have several titles that will put that VR headset of yours to good use.

Zenith: The Last City

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From San Francisco-based Ramen VR, we have Zenith. This virtual reality MMO takes inspiration from Asian entertainment. The graphics are anime-ish and the gameplay has JRPG features. That’s what you get from a company named Ramen.

The game has a fantasy open world that invites players to explore it. No location is inaccessible as you can climb and glide. The action-based combat allows players to wield swords and cast spells. Other features include class customization with skills, instanced dungeons, quests, world bosses, and guilds.

Compatible with: Oculus Quest, Quest 2, Rift, Playstation VR, Steam VR.

OrbusVR: Reborn

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OrbusVR: Reborn is the remake of OrbusVR. This cute-looking VR game with traditional MMORPG features has been on the market since 2019. The character system includes eight choices, ranging from Warrior to Bard. Quests scale with the character’s level so players can team up and gain XP together.

There is more than 100 hours’ worth of content complete with dungeons and raids. For PvP enthusiasts, OrbusVR: Reborn offers open-world PvP and battlegrounds. Besides the iconic PvE and PvP activities, we have relaxing content such as fishing and crafting.

Compatible with: Vive, Oculus Rift, Valve Index.

Ilysia

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Ilysia is a Kickstarter story with a happy end. The studio got almost four times more than they’ve requested in the first place so it’s safe to say that the VRMMORPG managed to capture the gamers’ attention even in its early development stage.

Ilysia’s world is made of Kingdoms. Each Kingdom has a unique environment, quests, challenges, and world bosses known as Guardians.

Players travel between Kingdoms using their caravans. This is the game’s housing feature as players can personalize their caravans.

Compatible with: Oculus Quest, PlayStation VR, Steam VR.

A Township Tale

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A Township Tale is more of a multiplayer game than a VRMMO, but we have plenty of reasons to include it on this list. Not all MMO players are after large-scale social interaction. Some just want to play with a bunch of friends and ATT lets you do just that. Players can host servers for up to eight members.

The character system is based on professions. You can become a warrior, blacksmith, cook, and even a janitor. Survival features, such as eating to keep your HP full, make A Township Tale an interesting game.

Compatible with: Oculus Quest, Quest 2, Steam VR, Vive, Valve Index.

Elysium VR

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Elysium VR is an MMO game that puts players in the shoes of a Saint-Graice Islands citizen. The game is a real-life simulator with cartoonish graphics.

Instead of character classes, it has jobs such as taxi driver, policeman, lumberjack, business owner, and more. You can also play as a jack-of-all-trades, work for another player, live in the city, hop on a motorcycle and explore the world, or acquire a piece of land and go into the real estate business.

Elysium VR has an open world that features different environments such as rain forests, mountains, deserts, and jungles.

Compatible with: Oculus, PlayStation VR, Vive, Valve Index.

Redemption’s Guild

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From Unlit Games, we have a multiplayer VR action RPG that brings the fantasy world of Stellaria to your living room. You can play alone but what’s the point in that when you can team up with three other players?

Features such as dynamically generated dungeons and arenas where you must survive waves of monsters keep players on their toes. And we mean that literally as Redemption’s Guild is designed as a standing and room-scale VR game.

Six character classes that can equip a large variety of gear are available.

Compatible with: Oculus, Vive.

Archgate

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While most VR games are first-person, Archgate provides a third-person experience. VR third-person games are much more comfortable and Archgate is designed for long playing sessions, so this might be the VR MMO to lose yourself in for hours.

The graphics are amazing. The team is working with an artist whose area of expertise is ambient music to create an immersive experience.

Archgate has a political system that allows players to acquire power by democratic means or settle the score on the PvP battlefield. The combat is Dark Souls-inspired and features platforming elements.

Compatible with: any PC VR headset.

VRKraft

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VRKraft is an action VRMMO from Digital Messiah Games. Adventures take place in the Three-Worlds, a realm that has seen better days. Guess whose job is to put the mighty dragon Tetrac in his place!

You can choose to bring salvation as a Warrior, Hunter, Mage, Priest, or Paladin. VRKraft has the traditional MMO trinity that requires players to select their role: tank, damage dealer, or healer.

Dungeons support four-member parties. PvP scenarios, such as Domination and Capture the Flag, have the same setup. Riding a gryhon in VR is something you don’t want to miss.

Compatible with: Valve Index, Vive, Oculus Rift, Windows Mixed Reality.

UnboundedVR

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Become an Archer, Warrior, or Mage and discover the realm of Exiles! This fantasy world provides a VR playground where you will team up with others to take down powerful foes in PvE raids.

If you are looking for another kind of challenge, PvP battles are on the menu as well. UnboundedVR has a crafting component that invites players to gather raw materials and transform them into gear. Pets are more than just companions, they will fight by your side if needed.

Clans, a traditional MMO feature, are part of the game so you can ally with like-minded people.

Compatible with: Steam VR, Oculus Quest, Windows Mixed Reality, PlayStation VR.

God’s Domain

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Kasumi Games brings us a VR fantasy game that has everything you could want from an MMORPG.

Players start by leveling their characters. Quests tell the story of a world engulfed in darkness that’s in desperate need of heroes. As players level up, they acquire better weapons and armors. The goal is to prepare for difficult content.

We have PvE boss fights that require players to coordinate efforts. PvP pits adventurers against each other. There’s glory in winning, but the rewards are not bad either. The gameplay includes crafting and mini-games.

Compatible with: Vive, Valve Index, Oculus Rift.

The Maze: Humanity

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The Maze: Humanity has a gripping and terrifying premise. You are in a maze with an ever-changing layout. The players’ minds drive these changes as their thoughts and memories influence the shape of the maze. And like that wasn’t enough, the place is filled with creatures whose favorite food is Human.

To make things even more interesting, the game doesn’t reveal the purpose of the maze from the beginning. The game has a dual character system that allows players to combine classes.

Compatible with: Vive, Valve Index, Oculus Rift, Windows Mixed Reality.

Vivecraft

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Vivecraft is a VR mod for Minecraft that works with Wynncraft, the largest MMORPG Minecraft server. It’s fair to note that Wynncraft doesn’t have official Vivecraft support but many have tried it and it works. So, buckle up and get ready for an MMO Minecraft experience in virtual reality.

Wynncraft has classic MMORPG systems such as leveling through quests. More than 100 quests are available. The seamless game world is the creation of a skilled team that has put many hours into this. The people in charge of content haven’t done a bad job either. We have monsters, bosses, and many enemies that are just waiting to drop loot.

Compatible with: Vive, Valve Index, Oculus, Windows Mixed Reality.