Take a quick look at the Oculus Quest Store.
And you’ll find hundreds of games available for download.
With so many titles to choose from…
It can be overwhelming trying to pick something to play.
But fret not. I’ve narrowed down the choices for you.
Keep reading to find out:
- 9 paid Oculus Quest 2 games that are worth every penny.
- 7 must-try games on Oculus Quest 2 that you can get for free.
- 7 extremely fun Oculus Quest 2 games to play with your friends and family members.
- And a lot more…
Part 1: Best free Oculus Quest 2 games (complete list)
With virtual reality, anything’s possible. And among the best games to prove that is Elixir.
It was released back in 2020 and it’s still among the most popular VR titles.
In this fantasy game, you’ll be working as a sorceress’ apprentice. You’ll learn how to cast magic spells with your hand or teleport to various mystical places with the snap of a finger.
You’ll even get to play with an adorable chubby dragon. And clean up its mess along the way.
What’s great about this free VR game is that you don’t even need a controller.
Everything works via hand tracking. This means you only have to use your fingers to control all that’s going on in the game.
The only negative aspect about Elixir?
It’s too short. You can actually finish it in less than an hour.
Pro tip: When playing this game, try doing the complete opposite of what the sorceress tells you. It creates chaos. And adds fun to your overall gaming experience.
If you’re trying to find a relaxing game that both kids and older folks can enjoy…
Look no further than Bait!
As some of you can tell from the title, it’s a fishing game.
You’ll be working as an employee of an aquarium. And it’s your task to eventually catch a rare prehistoric fish.
What I love about this game is it doesn’t require as much physical movement as other titles.
And that’s why it’s excellent for those who have little space to move around at home. You can even play it while seated.
I also love how calming this game is.
You may only be in a virtual lake. But you still get that same sense of peace as though you’re fishing for real.
So if you want a free title that won’t give you plenty of headaches from gameplay…
Then Bait! is definitely a must-try.
#3: Echo VR
This is among the best free multiplayer games on Oculus.
In Echo VR, you’ll be playing as a futuristic knight, complete with a fancy robotic suit.
The game is also played in zero gravity. This means you’ll get a feel of what it’s like to float in the air.
And it’s as competitive as it gets. You can play extreme 4-on-4 sports with your friends. Or get involved in some good old-fashioned hand-to-hand combat.
This game is really both fun and intense.
And you know what’s even better?
Echo VR also has a cross-play feature. This means your friend doesn’t even have to have a Quest 2 to play with you since it’s also compatible with Oculus Rift.
#4: Epic Roller Coasters
Who says you need to go to Disneyland to have fun?
With this game, you’ll get to feel the thrill of a rollercoaster ride. All from the comfort of your own home.
You’ll also have full control of your ride. So you can go as slow or as fast as you’d like.
And you can change the location from 1 magical place to another.
Want dinosaurs or ghosts roaming around as you ride your roller coaster?
It’s certainly possible within this game.
In addition to that…
This game is also actually a first-person shooter as well. You’ll see objects that you can fire at while you’re riding a coaster.
Overall, it’s dizzying yet really enjoyable.
Warning: Many have reported motion sickness from playing this game. So avoid maximizing the speed level of your rides.
Think of this game as a cross between Transformers and football.
So if you’re a fan of 1 or both, you’ll love Ultimechs.
Essentially, it’s a battle of massive robots in a football-like sport. Except instead of kicking, you’ll have to punch the ball to score a goal.
You also have the option to play 1v1 or 2v2. And there’s even a tournament mode that you can compete in to become an Ultimechs Champion.
Moreover, this game offers stunning graphics. It’s 1 of the best in this aspect among the free games on Oculus. You’ll surely appreciate how detailed the developers designed each robot.
#6: Gym Class – Basketball VR
You may not have been gifted with the height or athleticism of NBA players.
But with Gym Class – Basketball VR…
That shouldn’t matter.
With this game, you’d be able to dunk like LeBron James. Or shoot 3s like Steph Curry.
You can also customize your character to match your looks.
And with this game having over 1 million users worldwide…
You can challenge someone from the other side of the globe to a 1v1 showdown. Or simply interact with like-minded basketball fanatics.
In addition, you can also get a good workout from playing this game.
By simulating basketball movements such as running, jumping, or shooting…
You’d be sure to work up a good sweat by the time you’re done playing.
#7: Gorilla Tag
I’m sure most, if not all of us, have played tag as kids.
Well, this game takes it to another level. Because this time, it’s a virtual gorilla that’s going to chase you.
And what’s great about this game is that joysticks or controllers aren’t necessary.
You’d only have to use your hands and arms to move around.
You can climb up trees. Hang off the edge of a cliff. Or hide with friends or random players in a virtual room.
Just ensure that you have a big enough space when playing this. Otherwise, you might end up hitting real walls once the gorilla starts running after you.
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Part 2: Best-paid Oculus Quest 2 games (complete list)
#1: Superhot VR
Even if you’ve never seen The Matrix…
I’m certain most of you are familiar with that iconic scene of Keanu Reeves dodging bullets in slow motion.
Well, Superhot VR is kind of like that.
In this game, you’re up against a group of bad guys trying to kill you. And they’re all in super slow motion when you’re at a standstill.
But the action speeds up as soon as you start moving your hands. This makes for a heart-pounding game.
And what adds thrill to this is your health bar doesn’t regenerate. And your character only has 1 life.
That means you have 1 chance to finish the entire game. And as soon as your character dies, you’ll have to start all over again.
As for its price…
It’ll set you back at $24.99.
But considering how it’s among the most well-reviewed VR games…
It’s definitely worth it.
Curious to see what the actual gameplay looks like?
If so, then check out this video below:
You don’t always need to play fast-paced, action-packed games to enjoy using your Quest 2.
In fact, you can have just as much fun playing brain-teasing games.
And 1 that I highly recommend is Cubism.
Basically, it’s a 3D puzzle game. And it supports hand tracking. So you’ll be picking up and solving puzzle pieces with your hands.
What I love about this game is its minimalist design. The interface looks really clean so it won’t stress your eyes even after prolonged playing.
It also has soft piano instrumental as background music. So you’ll feel calm and relaxed as you work your way through a puzzle.
What’s more, this game is relatively cheap. At only $9.99, it’s among the most affordable Oculus games you can find.
#3: Cooking Simulator
Whether you’re dreaming of becoming a master chef…
Or you simply want to improve your cooking skills…
This game is something you’d definitely enjoy.
Cooking Simulator is unlike any in this genre. Here, you’ll actually need to cook the way you do in real life.
But you’ll have an entire kitchen with complete utensils at your disposal. Moreover, you have over 140 ingredients you can mix and match to create your own recipe.
In addition, there’s also a fun career mode here. You’ll be starting as a new chef. And your mission is to turn a struggling eatery into a 5-star restaurant through your cooking and supervision.
You can buy this game at the Oculus Store for only $24.99.
#4: After the Fall
If you’re a fan of movies like Zombieland or TV series like The Walking Dead…
Then you’re going to have a ton of fun playing this game.
After the Fall is set in post-apocalyptic Los Angeles. The undead has taken over the city. With the few remaining survivors living underground.
The goal here is to venture out into the city. And slay as many zombies as you can.
Sounds exciting, right?
But just to give you a heads-up. This game can get extremely violent. So it’s definitely not for kids.
As for the price, it’s among the more expensive titles at Oculus. Downloading the game would cost you $39.99.
Have you ever been curious to know what it feels like to skydive?
If so, but you’re actually afraid to do it for real…
Then you should try RUSH.
This VR game is all about wingsuit flying. It’s a form of skydiving where the participants wear a specially-designed suit to float in the air.
And in this game, you’ll get to experience what it’s like to leap off of mountains.
It also has multiple modes that include:
- Time Attack.
- Race to the Finish.
In addition, you can also play this game with up to 4 of your friends online.
And at $19.99, you’d definitely get your money’s worth in this adrenaline-inducing title.
#6: The Curious Tale of the Stolen Pets
VR games aren’t really designed to tug at our emotional sides. But somehow, this game does.
Here, you’ll be hearing the voice of your simulation grandfather as he guides you through each level.
Together, you’ll go on an adventure. You’ll be traveling to awe-inspiring miniature worlds. And try to figure out the mysteries behind the stolen pets.
There’s even a side plot about patching up your relationship with your simulation sister.
Now, most of the challenges here involve solving simple puzzles. The game also has very cartoon-like graphics. And it’s vibrant with colors.
Overall, it’s a really heart-warming game that kids and the young-at-heart will truly enjoy.
And it’s also really affordable at only $9.99.
#7: A Fisherman’s Tale
This title won the VR Awards Game of the Year in 2019.
And a few years later, it’s still among the best Oculus games.
Here, you’ll be playing as a tiny fisherman living alone. And you’re in charge of operating a lighthouse.
Now, without spoiling anything, the fun begins as soon as you try to step out of your cabin.
It’s a mind-bending game, full of twists and turns.
It also has unique puzzles that’ll really challenge your mind. And mysteries for you to uncover.
You’ll also have sidekicks here that add humor to the game.
But as fun as this is, it’s relatively short. In fact, you can finish the entire game in less than 2 hours.
Nonetheless, it’s still worth your money. And it’s available on the Oculus Store for $14.99.
#8: Job Simulator
Are you stuck in a boring job or working for a terrible boss?
If so, you might enjoy this game.
In Job Simulator, robots have overtaken the workforce. So the only way to experience what it’s like to have a job is through simulations.
Here, you’ll have the option to become any of the following:
- Store Clerk.
- Office Worker.
- Gourmet Chef.
- Auto Mechanic.
But where the fun happens is through your interactions with your virtual co-workers.
For instance, you can throw stuff at your boss. Or you can hire or even fire employees.
Your objective in this game is to complete several small tasks.
Eventually, you’ll be able to unlock Infinite Mode. Here, you’ll be allowed to play around with every object in the workplace. You’ll also be able to do unlimited overtime at this point.
My only complaint about this is how limited the job choices are. The 4 that I’ve already mentioned are the only options available.
But overall, it’s a hilarious game. You’ll have plenty of laughs throughout. And that alone makes its $19.99 price tag worth it.
#9: Beat Saber
This game originally came out in 2019 for PlayStation and Xbox consoles.
At the time of its release, it quickly became the highest-rated game on Steam. Eventually, Meta acquired this title. And it’s now among the most popular games on Oculus.
Beat Saber is really all about rhythm. Here, you’ll be holding 2 Star Wars-like lightsabers: 1 blue and 1 red.
The goal is to slash each song beat appearing in the form of a cube box. But you’ll need to use the saber that matches the color of the box.
And how fast the beats come at you would depend on the selected music genre.
It’s available for $29.99. And it comes with catchy beats from various DJs.
But you can also purchase music packs from popular artists such as:
- Green Day.
- Billie Eilish.
- Lady Gaga.
- Imagine Dragons.
- Panic! At the Disco.
The prices for these add-ons range from $8.99 to $12.99.
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Part 3: Best multiplayer Oculus Quest 2 games (complete list)
#1: Rec Room
There aren’t a lot of free multiplayer games on Oculus.
And even fewer are as good as Rec Room. In fact, among the 7 on this multiplayer title list, this is the only 1 you can get for free.
Now, there are many things to love about this game:
First, you’ll be able to create and design your own room. You can also build games for others to try.
In addition, it supports cross-play among multiple gadgets. Aside from Quest 2, it’s also compatible with the following devices:
- Xbox One.
- iOS devices.
- Android phones.
- Xbox Series X/S.
And because of that, it’s easier to invite friends to play with you. Even those without a VR headset can join the fun.
Moreover, you’ll also get the chance to interact with thousands of users worldwide.
In other words, this game offers you the chance to socialize without needing to leave your room.
Unlike Cooking Simulator, this game isn’t really about perfecting your culinary skills.
Rather, you’ll be running an eatery with your friends.
It allows up to 4 participants, and each can play a different role.
Some may work in the kitchen. While others may be tasked to take orders from enchanted creatures.
And as you progress throughout the game, the orders also become more complicated.
For instance, a werewolf might demand that you make him a 10,000-piece sandwich.
The fun comes when things become too hectic. You and your pals will have to keep up with the orders and deal with angry customers as well.
Overall, a highly-recommended multiplayer game. It’s available for $19.99.
#3: Premium Bowling
The developers of this game have said that it’s as close to real bowling as you can get virtually.
And you know what, I’d say it’s a pretty accurate description.
Sure, you won’t have to deal with a heavy bowling ball. But as far as curving or spinning a ball, you’d still need to use the same techniques as you would in an actual game.
There’s also a commentator. And a player ranking that gets updated every week. So you’d really feel like a professional bowler.
But what I love about this game is its local or online multiplayer support.
You can play with up to 4 friends and family members. Or challenge a random player online. There are even virtual tournaments, E-sport style, that you can join.
And you can get this game for only $19.99.
#4: Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes
As some of you may have guessed…
This game is all about defusing explosives.
The objective is for the other players to guide the trapped individual in the room to defuse a bomb.
And here’s the thing.
The others won’t know what the explosives actually look like. So they’ll have to rely on the game’s manual alone.
That’s why this game can really get your heart to pound. You’d feel like you’re in 1 of those Hollywood action movies when you’re in the middle of playing this.
As for its price, it’s $14.99.
This is a military simulation game.
But unlike other titles in this genre…
Onward focuses more on realism. Because of that, the weapons and tactics that you’ll use here resemble that of real-life soldiers.
There’s a mode for a 5v5 online battle. And there’s also an option for you and 3 other friends to work together on a special mission.
What’s great about this game is its haptic technology. This means your controller would also react accordingly whenever you fire a weapon.
And since it’s grounded on realism…
Expect a lot of blood in this game. Hence, I’d only recommend this title for adults.
You can download it at the Oculus Store for $24.99.
#6: Population: ONE
If you’re interested in a first-person shooter game with a twist…
This might be what you’re looking for.
In Population: One, every player has the ability to fly as they shoot at their opponents.
It also offers a good selection of multiplayer modes, including:
- Battle Royale.
- 12 vs 12 War Mode.
- Legions Mode where 4 groups of 6 can compete.
However, new players need to learn and get used to its gameplay.
It’ll take time before you get used to moving around or using your weapons. So spend a good amount of time in training mode before you get into action.
This game is available for $29.99.
#7: Mini Motor Racing X
Feeling the need for speed?
If so, you’ll definitely love this game.
Mini Motor Racing X allows you to race with up to 4 of your friends online.
But this game isn’t just limited to that.
There’s also a Party Mode where you can compete with others in various arcade games. These include:
- Drop Zone.
- Bumper Ball.
- Bombs Away.
It also offers multiple ways to play. You can race in-car or top-down point of view, where you can see your automobile from above.
Furthermore, there’s even a career mode where you’ll get the chance to compete in tournaments.
The overall gameplay and graphics are actually similar to Nintendo’s Mario Kart. So if you’ve enjoyed playing that, you’ll also have tons of fun with Mini Motor Racing X.
You can get this for $14.99 on the Oculus Store.